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InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition Brazil at Royal Palm Hall

August 28, 2019 to August 30, 2019
InfoAg International The gateway for shaping the future of precision and digital Agriculture28-30 August 2019Royal Palm Hall,Campinas, São Paulo State, BrazilPRECISION FARMING IS THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE. ARE YOU READY?Get the technology advancements, knowledge and contacts you need to join the Precision and Digital Agriculture journey…See More
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Grey County Agricultural Services at Adrian Op’t Hoog in the Feversham

July 19, 2019 from 9:30am to 12pm
Grey County Agricultural Services Box 463 206 Toronto Street South Markdale, ON N0C 1H0 Phone: (519)986-3756 Email: info@greyagservices.ca Grey County Soil & Crop are hosting a “Crop Walk” on Friday, July 19, 2019, at 9:30 A.M. at the Farm of Adrian Op’t Hoog in the Feversham area. (Not the Home Farm) 468170 12th Concession B Intersection of Cty Rd 2 and 12th Conc. B, 2 Roads N of Feversham This Crop Walk will provide an excellent opportunity to walk a variety of crop fields which will…See More
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Ontario Forage Expo at Vosbrae Farms

July 23, 2019 all day
Due to challenges created by extreme weather conditions, there has been a change in the date for the Victoria County Forage Expo.The Victoria County location will be held on Tuesday, July 23th at Vosbrae Farms, 140 Skyline Rd. in Oakwood, ON. The Perth location at Pendora Dairy Ltd., 6447 Road 164 Monkton, ON will take place on the originally scheduled date of July 9, 2019. Additional address details can be found on our website:…See More
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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
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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
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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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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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First Excellence in Agriculture Award

Government of Ontario Announcements Check out the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario and learn about their Farmer-led Research and why they won the first Excellence in Agriculture Award.

Trip to Saskatoon Farm Alberta

Trip to Saskatoon Farm Alberta Saskatoon Farm is a nice place to visit for picking a berry and buying a plants and flowers.

Strawberry picking 2019 at Boonstra Farm

Aerene Bagotsay Strawberry picking 2019 at Boonstra Farm, Stonewall, Manitoba.

JOHN WOOD TALKS FARMING

In this short interview, John Wood talks about his family farm, the Peterborough farmers market, and he shares his observations on farms and farming.

Casting a light on mental health: Courtney Denard, Dairy Farmer, Owen Sound

Mental health for our farmers matters. Dairy Farmer Courtney Denard participated in Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ernie Hardeman’s Mental Health for Farmers Roundtables. She says there is hope if you’re struggling.

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

Working Together to Help the Agri-Food Sector Grow

Ernie Hardeman, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, met with David Marit, Saskatchewan's Minister of Agriculture, to discuss common priorities to support the growth of their respective agri-food sectors. This meeting is one of several initiatives happening under the Memorandum of Understanding for Ontario-Saskatchewan Free Trade that is reducing regulatory burden and creating more opportunities for businesses.

Officials flagged 900 food items from China with 'problems' over two years

Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included glass and metal between 2017 and early 2019, according to internal federal records.

Ag Growth Coalition News Release - Action Needed on BRM Programming

The leaders of Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition are in Quebec City awaiting the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers’ response to farmers’ call for immediate action on national Business Risk Management (BRM) programs.

Farmers Call On Agriculture Ministers To Take Action On Business Risk Management Programming

The leaders of Canada‘s AgGrowth Coalition are in Quebec City awaiting the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers‘ response to farmers‘ call for immediate action on national Business Risk Management (BRM) programs. The AgGrowth Coalition and its members have formally asked the FPT Ministers to implement the following action items during their meeting this week:

B.W. Kennedy Memorial Award Presented to Lee Whittington

Lee Whittington, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was awarded the B.W. Kennedy Memorial Award at the annual general meeting for the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI), held in Ottawa, Ontario on July 4, 2019. CCSI presents this award to recognize individuals who, through their involvement in scientific research, program development or program implementation, have made a significant contribution to the Canadian Swine Improvement Program and swine industry.

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