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Are you a farmer in SW Ontario? - Fill out this survey on Precision Agriculture and Broadband!

Connectivity and Precision Agriculture in SW Ontario Crop Farming GUELPH, ONTARIO (October 18, 2016) – Researchers at the Ontario Agricultu…

Started by Emily Duncan

0 Oct 18, 2016

WANTED: pictures of barns missing boards for a story on thieves

I need pictures of old barns missing boards  and stories about cedar fence rail thieves and barn board thieves - do they ever get caught?…

Started by Robert Campbell

0 Jun 15, 2015

Ontario Wineries can now sell wine at local farmer's markets. What do you think?

The province of Ontario released a statement today announcing they will be allowing Ontario VQA wines to be sold at local farmer’s markets:…

Started by OntAG Admin

5 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Joann

Young Ontarians are Least Aware of Where their Food Comes From. What else can be done???

Farmers Feed Cities' survey results are disappointing On average, only 41 per cent of the younger generation (18-34) claim to be aware of w…

Started by AgOntario

0 Oct 5, 2011

For Farmers Considering Solar: Letter to the Editor from Brad Duguid Minister of Energy on Ontario’s MicroFIT Program

Letter To The Editor in the Chatham-Kent Daily Post: Ontario’s MicroFIT Programby Brad Duguid, Minister of EnergyThousands of Ontario famil…

Started by OntAG Admin

2 Jul 3, 2011
Reply by Colette McLean

Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Ontario v. Fraser - Ban on Farm Unions Constitutional

The Supreme Court ruling handed down this morning in the case of Fraser v. Ontario is a great victory for the Attorney General and the farm…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Apr 29, 2011

Ontario budget delivers new risk management program for Ontario farmers

Ontario Agricultural Sustainability Coalition (OASC)   News Release   For Immediate Release                                                …

Started by OntAG Admin

8 Apr 1, 2011
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

Video from the Tractor Pull at the Farm Machinery Show in Louisville - Is this the Best Farm Show to Attend?

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Mar 16, 2011
Reply by Mackenna Roth

Grey County Beef Farmer Wins 2011 Ontario Pasture Award

The sponsors of the Ontario Pasture Award - the Ontario Cattlemen's Association (OCA), MAPLESEED and the Ontario Forage Council (OFC) - are…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Feb 23, 2011

Simcoe County Couple Wins 2011 Environmental Stewardship Award

The Ontario Cattlemen's Association (OCA) is pleased to announce that John and Rosemary Dunsmore of Shanty Bay are the winners…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Feb 23, 2011

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Canadian Fertilizer Industry on Track to Reach Agricultural Sustainability Goals by 2020

Farmers make up one third of the global population. Together, they have the opportunity to play a major role in reducing impacts on the environment by adopting sustainable agriculture practices.

CFO Chair Predicts Bright Outlook for Chicken Sector in Briefing to Agricultural Lenders’ Group

Ed Benjamins, Chair of Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO), presented a strong case for growth in the chicken sector at the 2017 Agricultural Lenders' Conference in Guelph. Benjamins noted that the sector had increased production by over five percent in 2015 and in 2016, and that the industry is still expecting further growth in 2017. The conference is hosted by the Poultry Industry Council and attracted more than 30 agricultural lending specialists from across the major financials institutions

Rural residents push for HSR alternatives

Ontario producers and other rural residents gathered at three public information meetings this week to discuss their concerns about the province’s proposed high speed rail (HSR) between Kitchener and London.

Crop Report – Week of April 16th, 2018

The 2018 season is obviously off to a slow start following a significant storm system that brought freezing rain, ice pellets and snow to much of the province on the April 14th weekend. As of April 18th, it’s easy to find fields that are still snow covered (Figure 1). The weather and soil conditions will eventually turn more favourable and when it does field activities will begin at a rapid pace. The following is an overview of where crop conditions are at so far and management considerations for the upcoming 2018 crop.

Ontario family faces farmland expropriation

A farming family from Milton, Ont., is concerned about the future of its beef operation.

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