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Advancing Women in Agriculture Virtual Conference at Online Event

November 22, 2021 to November 23, 2021
AWC is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food, whether you are a university or college student studying agriculture, producer, rancher, entrepreneur, representative of a grower association or corporate agribusiness. AWC is for women who want to enhance their family life, community, career, and industry through:communications through coaching, mentoring, and networkingfinancial management and independencehealth and balance of life strategiescareer planning,…See More
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Ontariohaylistings.ca at online

June 23, 2021 at 6pm to November 30, 2021 at 7pm
The Ontario Hay Listings is new and improved! Until now, the site has provided an avenue for buying/selling only hay, straw and biomass products.  In an effort to improve the site and provide increased value to our producers, the categories have been expanded to include everything from manure exchange to the labour to shovel it! There is always room for expansion and improvement, so if you have something forage-related to advertise that isn’t included, please let us know.The process has been…See More
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Innovations in the Local Food Frontier: Greenhouse, Vertical Farming, Aquaculture, Aquaponics at online

March 31, 2021 from 10am to 12pm
The Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance (NOFIA) and the County of Renfrew have come together to co-host the 2021 North & Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference virtually, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). This year’s theme is “Local Food More Than Ever”, and the sessions will explore the hard-won lessons from a global pandemic that can help strengthen local food businesses and organizations. Previously, this extremely successful…See More
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The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience at online

March 23, 2021 at 9am to March 25, 2021 at 2:30pm
Experience The Wonders Of Agriculture All Year Round. Join Us As We Take Canada’s Agricultural Showplace Online. Register Today. View Competition Books. Agriculture Zone. March 23-25. Free Registration. Agri-Food Pavilion. The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience is a unique opportunity to experience the very best in Canadian agriculture and food from your laptop, tablet, smart phone or desktop. The Royal Pavilion Presented by the Ontario Toyota Dealers Association features content…See More
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Profitable Pastures Free Webinar Series at Online

March 9, 2021 from 8pm to 9pm
Tuesday, March 9: “What’s new at the Ontario Beef Research Centre?” with Drs. Kim Schneider and Katie WoodWednesday, March 10: Fodder beet grazing with Dr. Jim Gibbs, Lincoln University, New ZealandThursday, March 11: Pasture fertility with Deb Campbell, Agronomy AdvantageFriday, March 12: Carbon Markets for Forage Farmers with Cedric MacLeod, Canadian Forage & Grassland Association Register:…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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Photos from 2017 Northumberland Beef Farmers BBQ in Dartford, Ont, 06 July 1 Reply

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

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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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