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Understand your rights and responsibilities as an employer at Exeter United Church

June 10, 2019 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Join for an HR information sessionHuman resources regulations are always changing and as a business owner, it’s important you know the rules.Katie DeBlock Boersma, employment law specialist with Monteith Ritsma Phillips Professional Corporation will walk you through the recent updates and how they could impact your farm. Some topics she’ll cover:Technology and your farm – managing online bullying and social mediaEmployee sick days – employer obligations and rightsEmployee dismissals – know the…See More
May 27
Ontario Forage Council posted events
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Roger Samson is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
May 15
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Training Session for Potato Scouts at Holiday Inn

June 3, 2019 from 10am to 3:30pm
The 2019 Ontario potato scout training has been set for Monday, June 3rd from 10-3:30 at the Holiday Inn in Guelph. To sign up, please email Eugenia at eugeniabanks@onpotato.ca See More
May 15
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Notill tye drill verus Greatplains drill and caddy

I am comparing the 2 different drill tye 15 with caddy verus a great plains older 3PD20 with a CPH, leaning towards Gplains because of parts availability?  any comments appreciated!See More
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Terry w Hodgins is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
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Rick replied to Peter Gredig's discussion Attention Hunters!
"I can see this discussion is pretty old but maybe its time to resurrect it. I have been hunting family farm property my entire life and just recently the farm was sold and I find myself looking for new land to hunt. I understand the reservations…"
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Ontario Hay and Forage Cooperative (OHFC) Timothy Tour and Twilight Meeting at Dekkdale Farms

April 25, 2019 from 3pm to 8pm
Have you heard the buzz about growing Timothy for export?Join the OHFC for a tour of 5 Timothy fields - planted 5 different ways, and learn how you can jump on the hay wagon!A twilight meeting and BBQ will follow at County Line Custom Farming at 6pm.Additional details can be found on the website: ontariohay.ca See More
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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

History, Culture and Cowboys

Our day began in the historic Stockyards District of Fort Worth, once called "Cowtown". This was once the great livestock exchange of the region, as animals made their way into the area‎ by rail. The economy and infrastructure has changed, but the industry has adapted.

At Superior Livestock Auction, bimonthly…

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Posted by AALP on July 14, 2018 at 10:30am

In the fields of Texas

Friday morning saw the group continue its NAST with an early morning visit to the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB). Located on a 70-acre campus outside of Waco, the Texas Farm Bureau advocates for the agricultural needs of all Texas farmers at the local, state and national level. With over 500,000 member families, the TFB prides itself as being the “Voice of Agriculture”.…

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Posted by AALP on July 13, 2018 at 7:00am

From the Capitol to cattle

Day 5 of our tour started with the drive from College Station to the capital city of Austin. We headed to the Capitol, taking in the architecture and city sights. We also learned a few fun facts about the Capitol building, such as it is taller than the US Capitol building!

Our first speaker was Christi Craddick, Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission.…

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Posted by AALP on July 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

Everything's bigger in Texas

Our first visit of the day was to J.D. Hudgins, a family business breeding registered Brahman cattle for sale in ‎38 states and 43 countries, most located around the equator. This breed is very well suited to tropical and subtropical climates, having originated in India. We got to "meet" Manso, the bull bought by Hudgins in…

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Posted by AALP on July 10, 2018 at 7:30am

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Attention Hunters! 9 Replies

Started by Peter Gredig in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Rick May 1.

Photos from 2017 Northumberland Beef Farmers BBQ in Dartford, Ont, 06 July 1 Reply

Started by Robert Campbell in Beef in Ontario Talk. Last reply by Chris RAlph May 30, 2018.

vietnam trip

Started by karen hescock in General Agriculture Discussions Dec 6, 2017.

Mark your calendars for the 2017 6th Annual US Corn Belt Crop Tour! 212 Replies

Started by Moe Agostino in Commodity Market Talk. Last reply by Moe Agostino Jul 30, 2017.

Scouting And Managing Tough Weeds: Canada Fleabane.

Started by OntAG Admin in Crop Talk Aug 14, 2016.

Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2017

Started by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week in General Agriculture Discussions May 9, 2016.

2 questions about my pigs

Started by Alix bezak in Pork in Ontario Discussions Apr 28, 2016.

abattoirs in southern ontario

Started by Alix bezak in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 28, 2016.

Hunting Property

Started by Nick Romanow in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum Apr 28, 2016.

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Väderstad appoints new VP Sales and Marketing in North America

Things are going well for the agricultural machine manufacturer Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies within tillage and seeding. The Swedish company is growing, and simultaneously the company hires Jason Strobbe to the position of VP Sales and Marketing in North America. Jason joins Väderstad from a Canadian based agricultural equipment manufacturer as a NA Sales manufacturer. He will assume his new position at Väderstad on June 24.

Cynthia A. Grant, Renowned Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrition Researcher Inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

Fertilizer Canada is pleased to congratulate Dr. Cynthia A. Grant on her successful nomination and acceptance as an inductee of the 2019 Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame. Dr. Grant is now part of an elite group of ten women who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame since 1960.

Fertilizer Canada Encourages All Political Parties to Incorporate 4R Nutrient Stewardship into Climate Change Strategies

Fertilizer Canada is calling on all political parties in Canada to incorporate 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®) in their environmental action plans as a solution to climate change.

Canadian Horticultural Council and Canadian Produce Marketing Association Recognize NDP Commitment to Payment Protection for Produce Sellers

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) and Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognize the commitment made on Sunday by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to implement protection for growers selling to the U.S. and taking immediate steps to restore Canada’s preferential access under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).

Ontario Field Strawberries are the Perfect Summer Treat

Ontario field strawberries are now ripe, with Ontario's berry growers saying this year's cool spring is resulting in an exceptional crop. "For most of us, Ontario strawberries are one of the great tastes of summer. You can enjoy these healthy and delicious fruits fresh on their own, baked in a dessert or made into jam," says Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. "This Canada Day weekend, I encourage you to kick off your summer by choosing Ontario field strawberries and celebrate the good things that grow in Ontario."

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