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Following Europe?

business.financialpost.com/2011/12/14/burned-by-solar/Is there any reason to think that we can escape the same hard lessons experienced by Germany and other countries who ill-advisedly rushed down…Continue

Started Dec 15, 2011

McGuinty's Back

An appropriate song to celebrate? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2CfvVUE22E&feature=relatedContinue

Started Oct 6, 2011

1948 Cartoon

Somewhat precient? …Continue

Started Sep 12, 2011

 

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John Schwartzentruber and Joe Dales are now friends
Mar 13, 2013
John Schwartzentruber replied to Roadrunner's discussion Will Kathleen Wynne be a good minister of agriculture?
""Swedes Debate Meat Tax Proposal - Western meat consumption must decrease, says Swedish Board of Agriculture" http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/world/swedes-debate-meat-tax-proposal-345517.html How many livestock producers, do you suppose,…"
Feb 26, 2013
John Schwartzentruber replied to Roadrunner's discussion Win Kathleen Wynne be a good minister of agriculture?
"The fact that we have been given a part-time and totally urbanized  Agriculture Minister merely continues to reinforce the disdain that the Liberals perennially hold for our rural ridings. This "appointment" is clearly nothing more…"
Feb 24, 2013
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion NFU-Ontario Disappointed with OMAFRA Tribunal Decision to Dismiss FRFOF Application. How do you feel about it?
"Many believe that the key to re-accreditation for the NFU-O is that they be less vocal about issues that affect their membership, preferring, rather, to assume positions that do not cause waves in mainstream agriculture. Their past accomplishments…"
Jan 14, 2013
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion Soybean harvest has started - share your results and progress here ...
"Surprisingly high yields in Brussels area. 40's, 50's and even some in the high 60's. Yield monitor was hitting 77 in low area of farm in S05T6 beans. Plot showed T6's out-yielding SO3W4's by 4 bushels."
Sep 27, 2012
John Schwartzentruber commented on OntAG Admin's blog post Daynard: Critique of recent attack by George Morris Centre on fuel ethanol
""But to suggest that livestock producers must prosper at the expense of grain farmers is unhelpful." Terry, would you consider it "helpful" to see the grain industry prosper at the expense of the livestock industry? I'm…"
Feb 16, 2012
John Schwartzentruber replied to Joe Dales's discussion Does ethanol production hurt livestock farmers? The latest report seems to think so...
"Not surprisingly, that is exactly the kind of spin one would expect coming from the GFO. The heavily subsidized ethanol industry has done immense harm to the cowherd of Canada at a time when it was already reeling from the blow dealt to it by the…"
Feb 2, 2012
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion Do you agree with the OFA that no more wind turbines should be built until a number of issues are dealt with?
"The effect on adjacent property value alone is an issue of serious legal implications. This is getting to be a real mess  - http://windaction.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/ofa-looking-out-for-property-owners-suffering-in-silence/"
Feb 1, 2012
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion Do you agree with the OFA that no more wind turbines should be built until a number of issues are dealt with?
"BINGO!"
Jan 24, 2012
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Following Europe?

business.financialpost.com/2011/12/14/burned-by-solar/Is there any reason to think that we can escape the same hard lessons experienced by Germany and other countries who ill-advisedly rushed down the so-called "green energy" path?Is there any reason to think there are no bad consequences when ill-conceived ideology overpowers reality and practicality?Does Ontario has a better chance than Greece of surviving the inevitable financial fallout from "drunken-sailor", unsupportable, socialist…See More
Dec 15, 2011
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion Supply management is in the spotlight again. What will this mean for the dairy, chicken, egg & turkey farmers?
"My apologies on mistaking your intent. I see now where you are coming from.   I could give names on the issue of immigrant doctor cert. issues."
Nov 27, 2011
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion Supply management is in the spotlight again. What will this mean for the dairy, chicken, egg & turkey farmers?
Nov 25, 2011
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion Supply management is in the spotlight again. What will this mean for the dairy, chicken, egg & turkey farmers?
"Greg, your assertion that immigrant doctors can easily practice here after receiving certification is completely misleading. It is not that simple. The profession protects itself well and is not easily entered by immigrants, for many reasons…"
Nov 16, 2011
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion How is your corn harvesting progressing? Better than expected, worse, etc? Results and yields posted here.
"Pioneer 39N86 came off at 21.6 moisture, 180.7 bu/ac. dry.   Happy dance!"
Nov 11, 2011
John Schwartzentruber replied to OntAG Admin's discussion How is your corn harvesting progressing? Better than expected, worse, etc? Results and yields posted here.
"6" in the rain gauge here north-west of Brussels in the past 10 days. Not too much going on for a few days even if it quits raining."
Oct 21, 2011
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Oct 6, 2011

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