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What's New at the London Farm Show at Western Fair District - March 7-9, 2018

Added by Joe Dales on February 20, 2018 at 10:15am — No Comments

Farms.com Technology Report - Using Imagery To Check Plant Health

Added by Joe Dales on December 15, 2017 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Beautiful Video: The Farmer.

Added by Joe Dales on December 23, 2016 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Introducing Farmer Clair Doan 2016 Nuffield Canada Scholar.





Farms.com had the opportunity to video interview farmer and agri banker Clair Doan who is also one of the 2016 Nuffield Canada scholars. Clair's Nuffield research project will focus on how Canada’s supply managed sectors, particularly poultry farmers, can manage during times of uncertainty with increased political and global market pressures. As an advocate for our… Continue

Added by Joe Dales on February 21, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Farmer Tim Burrack Shares His Thoughts on How Trade and Technology Is Important to Farmers and Society.

It was a pleasure to meet and talk to Tim Burrack.
Here is a link to http://www.truthabouttrade.org

Added by Joe Dales on July 24, 2015 at 12:53pm — No Comments

See this great spraying video - "Herbicide Spraying In Iowa"

Added by Joe Dales on May 31, 2015 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Have A Happy Thanksgiving And Safe Harvest From The Farms.com Team.

Added by Joe Dales on October 9, 2014 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Farms.com Corn Report: IGPC Ethanol Inc., Started By Farmers And Going Strong.

Added by Joe Dales on November 26, 2013 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Moose Creek, ON Tire Recycling Facility Expansion for production of eco-friendly recycled tire products including dairy and equine matting.

$18 Million Production Facility Expansion Boosts Ontario's Green Economy, Local Jobs

 

Moose Creek Tire Recycling completes facility expansion for production of eco-friendly recycled tire products

MOOSE CREEK, ON, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - A newly expanded production facility in Moose Creek, Ontario is boosting the local job market and advancing efforts to eliminate tire waste in the province. Today, Moose Creek Tire Recycling (MCTR) announced the completion of its…

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Added by Joe Dales on November 25, 2013 at 8:31pm — 2 Comments

International Plowing Match Queen of the Furrow Video.

Added by Joe Dales on September 21, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Farmers Drive Their Tractors To Fendt Field Day.

Added by Joe Dales on July 12, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments

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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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