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Virtual Grey Bruce Farmers Week 2021 BEEF DAY at ONLINE Grey Agricultual Services Services

January 6, 2021 from 11:15am to 5pm
100% Online this year!  Register onlineGBFW welcomes producers and agribusiness from across Canada and beyond to this Virtual Online event!Conference content will be available live during the week, and available for 30 days following the event.In 2021, GBFW is going Virtual.  It will be an 8 day agricultural conference featuring a program dedicated to each of the major commodity groups in Grey and Bruce counties and far beyond, plus, feature the exhibitors and sponsors on Trade Show Day. …See More
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2020 Soil Health Research Forum: Behavior Change, Baseline Data and BMPs at Online Event

December 7, 2020 from 1pm to 4pm
Please join us on Monday December 7, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM for an exciting virtual event: Soil Health Research Forum – Behavior Change, Baseline Data and Best Management Practices (BMPs). This research knowledge exchange event is brought to you by the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance (a collaboration between the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the University of Guelph) in partnership with Soils at Guelph. The event will share recent research findings…See More
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2020 Ontario Young Farmers Forum at Online

November 2, 2020 from 7pm to 8pm
Join the Junior Farmer’s Association of Ontario (JFAO) for the 2020 Ontario Young Farmers (OYFF) program. The virtual program will consist of a four-part speaker series during the month of November. A number of topics will be covered in these sessions and the final session with include a panel of young farmers from across Canada. Each session will include a presentation from a Canadian farmer.Program dates and topics for the virtual Ontario Young Farmers Forum are listed below:Session 1 Walk…See More
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Ontario World Food Day Concert at Online Event

November 1, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
Many things have changed this year, but one thing that hasn’t? The dedication many Ontario residents have for helping people around the world who are hungry.The concert features Naomi Bristow, a country music singer and yodeler from Beeton, Ontario.In past years, the concert has been held live and in-person in Meaford. While it’s not how anyone would have preferred, Bristow and Reinders are optimistic the show will still be entertaining.As Bristow points out, “We will make the best of current…See More
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Visiting a citrus cooperative

AALP class 17 left Seville the morning of January 15 heading to Sunaran Citrus Coop near the town of Palma De Rio. We were greeted by our tour guide Rosa for an informative tour of one of the biggest citrus coops in Spain. The coop consists of 98-100 members, all of which are farmer members.

The coop has 1500 acres of land growing a wide variety of orange variety’s with the main being “Salustiana” which is a juice press variety. Besides oranges they also do grapefruits with the main…

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Posted by AALP on January 16, 2020 at 10:00am

Picking strawberries in January

Day 7 of AALP Class 17 IST contintued with one of the highlights so far on the trip, a fruit cooperative named Cuna De Platero. We were lucky enough to be taken on a tour of their greenhouses where they allowed to try some of the different varieties of strawberries that they grow.  The greenhouses are once again made with plastic and are of similar style to our previous visits this trip. They have a cooperative structure, which is something we have come to find is very common here in Spain.…

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Posted by AALP on January 14, 2020 at 10:00am

Exploring traditional and modern agriculture in Spain

Jan 12 - Sunday

Our day began leaving the sunny Mediterranean coast and travelling to the small rural village of Alameda. We visited the Centre Tematico del campo Andaluz. This was a museum dedicated to teaching people about the past farming practices and traditions. We were met by a museum guide, and two local farmers, a father and son – Antonio Sr. and Antonio Jr. Antonio Sr. was 90 years old and had, in his lifetime, farmed in the traditional way which, for olive oil production,…

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Posted by AALP on January 13, 2020 at 1:00pm

Ag and city tours make up our first few days in Spain

The AALP Class left the beautiful Toledo to head to a feedlot outside the city. We were toured around a feedlot that is part of a cooperative that consists of 9,500 head of cattle. Our host, who is the president of the cooperative, has two feedlots and 600 hectares of crop land. It was interesting to learn that the cooperative’s major export market outside of Spain are Lebanon, Turkey and Israel. These destinations have particularly stringent standards for how the beef must be treated and…

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Posted by AALP on January 10, 2020 at 5:00pm

AALP Class 17 leaves for Spain

Sadly, one class member, Bernice Weber Passchier, is ill and was unable to join us for our rescheduled International Study Tour. The rest of AALP Class 17 met at Pearson airport and boarded the plane to Philadelphia; after a short layover we were on an overnight flight to Madrid, Spain. 

Once we landed, we met up with Rafa, our bus driver, and Ismael, our tour guide. We were happy to learn that Ismael had an agricultural background and has been doing ag-focused tours for the last five…

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Posted by AALP on January 9, 2020 at 5:00pm

Telling our story in Plano

Out last day in Texas had the AALP Class visit BNSF Railway headquarters (the air traffic control of the railway) a 23-billion dollar company situated outside of Fort Worth in an impressive, modern facility. We were greeted by James Titsworth, General Director of Business Development. We viewed the impressive state-of-the-art dispatch area, where over 250 people work together 24/7 ensuring safety of the railway system West of…

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Posted by AALP on July 18, 2018 at 11:30am

Going back in time in Dallas

Sunday, July 15th saw AALP Class 17 visit the Sixth Floor Museum Sixth Floor Museumin Dallas. This is the floor…

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Posted by AALP on July 15, 2018 at 11:00am

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Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2017

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Learning from Soil With Lysimeters

The Soil Health Interpretive Centre (SHIC) in Elora, Ontario contains 18 lysimeters providing researchers with a unique opportunity to study soils. Lysimeters allow researchers to study the soil water budget, monitor the movement of nutrients through soil, microbial respiration, and greenhouse gas emissions in response to different crop rotations and ground warming on two soil types.

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

DAIRY FARMERS OF CANADA WELCOMES COMPENSATION ANNOUNCEMENT

The announcement today by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, of the second year of promised compensation for concessions made to the domestic dairy production as part of CETA and CPTPP as well as the schedule of payments for the remaining balance provides more certainty for dairy farmers, according to DFC.

Poultry and egg farmers welcome the federal government’s announcement

Canada’s 4,700 egg and poultry farmers appreciate today’s announcement of investment programs and market development initiatives to offset the impact of market losses from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Minister Bibeau announces new support for Quebec farmers at the Union des producteurs agricoles' annual congress

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, took part in the 96th Congress of the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA), where she announced investments totalling more than $4.2 million to establish the Living Laboratories Initiative in Quebec’s Saint Pierre Lake region.

OFA project highlights training and career opportunities in Focus on Food and Livestock video series

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has launched a series of videos to assist producers with online training and shed some light on the opportunities for careers in agriculture.

Grain Farmers Forgotten by the Agriculture Minister’s Proposal to the FPT

Atlantic Grain Council, Grain Farmers of Quebec (Producteurs de grains du Québec), and Grain Farmers of Ontario fear for the future after the federal government’s proposal to the Federal Provincial Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers completely neglects to include funding for grain farmers in eastern Canada.

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