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Durham couple wins Young Farmers Award

Durham couple wins Young Farmers award Orillia Packet & Times   Taking a different approach to farming has paid off for Lisa and Steve…

Started by AgOntario

0 Apr 13, 2010

2009 Outstanding Young Farmers Announced.

Manitoba and Prince Edward Island produce Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2009 Ancaster, ON [December 7, 2009] – Commitment, passio…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Dec 15, 2009

Young Farmers: Provide Input to the Federal Government....

Young Farmers - Lend Your Voice to the Future of Agriculture! CFBMC News Release Earlier this week, the Minister's office announced the h…

Started by Joe Dales

1 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by Roadrunner

Excellence Award for Agricultural Students

Are you (or do you know) a University or College student looking for the opportunity to enter a cash prize contest that will allow the part…

Started by Heather Ferrier

0 Nov 19, 2009

Ontario young Farmers' Forum, Nov 22-23. Toronto.

Hi Everyone: I will be presenting some Commodity Risk Management strategies designed for young farmers in a couple of weeks at the Ontario…

Started by Moe Agostino

0 Nov 5, 2009

Helping young farmers

In my previous discussion post I wrote about having access to capital or funds to leverage for more funds in order to start or expand the c…

Started by Wayne Black

2 Oct 9, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

SK Trying to Pull Young Farmers In...

What do you think of a program like this. Would you consider the move? I think it would be better for the province to develop young farmer…

Started by Andrew Campbell

0 Oct 5, 2009

Financing and leveraging

Question: You need capital to start making money. You need money to get the capital. How do you get one without the other? In the past few…

Started by Wayne Black

1 Sep 29, 2009
Reply by Andrew Campbell

USDA programs targets small farms and beginning farmers

Here is a great concept - whether it works is another story. When will someone in Ontario have the guts to develop a program like this? Wa…

Started by Wayne Black

2 Sep 9, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

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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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