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North American Manure Expo 2020 at Maplevue Farms

August 26, 2020 to August 27, 2020
Save the date for North American Manure Expo 2020.The Manure Expo has grown to an annual educational and demonstration event. The event has been hosted by Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Iowa, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania in the US and Guelph, Ontario, Canada.Expo schedule coming soonSee More
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FREE Webinar: COVID 19, what Ag Producers Need to Know at AgriSafe Network

March 23, 2020 from 12pm to 1:15pm
This March 23 webinar pulls together experts in Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Zoonotic Disease, Infectious Disease Surveillance, Community Health, etc., all geared to an ag audience.Summary:Coronavirus has gained attention worldwide as an emerging infectious disease. This webinar is intended to share evidence-based information about COVID19 and to help agricultural producers identify strategies for responding on their farm.Intended Audience:Agricultural producers, ranchers, farmers,…See More
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Cancelled - Shackleton Auctions – Hemp Production Equipment Auction at Shackleton Auctions

February 28, 2020 from 10:30am to 5pm
This auction has been cancelled AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE NEW AND AS NEW EQUIPMENT. EVERYTHING IS BEING SOLD UNRESERVED WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE OXB0 AND THE SEEDING LINE WHICH WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO OWNERS APPROVAL.View auction catalogue: …See More
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Cancelled - Bryan's Farm Equipment (Puslinch) - Timed Online Auction at BRYAN’S FARM EQUIPMENT (PUSLINCH)

March 21, 2020 at 8am to March 25, 2020 at 5pm
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Cancelled -Stewart's Equipment Auction at Stewart’s Equipment

April 18, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
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RWSA 2021 Conference at University of Guelph

May 13, 2021 to May 15, 2021
“Kitchen Table Talk to Global Forum”Save the date and join us at the University of Guelph, situated just 62 miles west of Toronto, for the 2021 Triennial Conference. Guelph is “Canada’s Food University” and is internationally recognized for its impact on agricultural sciences and rural life. The conference theme is “Kitchen Table Talk to Global Forum.”The RWSA is an international association to advance rural women's and gender studies in a historical perspective. We welcome public historians,…See More
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Event Postponed - AGRI Tech Venture Forum at Sheraton Centre

April 30, 2020 all day
After careful consideration, it has been decided to postpone the AGRI Tech Venture Forum scheduled for April 30 in Toronto. With the current levels of uncertainty, concern, and travel restrictions over COVID-19, the safety of the delegates remains top priority and  this is the right decision based on the information.We will provide an update once we have new dates in place. With this news, Organizer happy to credit all registered delegate tickets to the rescheduled event date or process a full…See More
Mar 17
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2020 FARMLAND FORUM at The Grand Banquet & Event Centre

March 26, 2020 all day
CANCELLED!!  Please note the Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) has decided in light of the situation with COVID-19 to cancel this year’s Farmland Forum. This situation is evolving quickly and there are so many variables at play that OFT feels it best to cancel this year’s event, not just for the safety of attendees, but also for the safety of  presenters, staff, and our community.This will be disappointing to many who enjoy the annual Farmland Forum, but hope that you will understand the decision.…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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Looking to start farm business

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Scouting And Managing Tough Weeds: Canada Fleabane.

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Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2017

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