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Grocery Bill Up - Farmers Share Down

Here's a story from the 3 big general farm organizations out west...Consumers paid $6.01 more for the same basket of groceries in 2009 than 2008, while farmers received 86 cents less, according to "The Farmers' Share" research project conducted by Keystone Agricultural Producers, the Agricultural Producers' Association of Saskatchewan and Wild Rose Agricultural Producers. A 3.2-per cent-increase in grocery cost was accompanied by a 1.7-per-cent decline in farmer returns.See More
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Young Farmers In Ontario

This group has been set up for young and beginning farmers to discuss the challenges and issues associated with running a farming operation.
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Horticulture Online Community

This group is being set up for fruit and vegetable growers and stakeholders to discuss issues and share information.
Sep 10, 2009
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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Government of Canada to Strengthen Environmental Research in Agriculture

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay today announced that the Government of Canada will be expanding its research efforts to better protect and manage Canada's water and soil resources, and strengthen the agriculture sector's ability to adapt to climate change by reopening the Frelighsburg Experimental Farm.

Canadian Science Shows Strong Support for Climate Smart Agriculture

Today, members of the Canadian 4R Research Network, a group of nine leading Canadian researchers, gather in Ottawa to deliver an important message on the agronomic data gathered on how applying fertilizer using Nitrous Oxide Emission Reduction Protocol (NERP) and 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place ®) can assist the Government of Canada meet sustainable development goals and greenhouse gas mitigation targets.

Nutrient Application: Timing Matters

Every year, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) receives calls about winter spreading. Long, cold winters that come after a wet fall and/or late harvest tend to make winter spreading more common.

Farming Groups Unite to Call on Province to Freeze Urban Boundaries Now

For the first time, all of Ontario’s major farm organizations, representing some 52,000 farms and 78,000 farmers, have come together to present a strong, united message to the province: freeze urban boundaries now to stop urban sprawl and protect farming in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH).

Labour shortage holds back Canada’s aquaculture industry

Aquaculture is Canada’s fastest growing agricultural industry, yet in 2014 it suffered $57 million in lost sales due to labour shortages, and these annual losses are expected to rise.

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