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Oct 9
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Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2019 at Elmwood Community Centre

January 3, 2019 to January 9, 2019
GBFW is a 7 day agricultural conference featuring a program dedicated to each of the major commodity groups in Grey and Bruce counties and beyond.There are usually approximately 55 speakers from across the province, other provinces and the U.S.  Each day includes a producer panel where producers can learn from their peers.*Please Note GBFW19 will have a day order change*Dairy Day, Thursday Jan 3, 2019Goat Day Friday Jan 4, 2019Sheep Day Saturday Jan 5, 2019 Horse Day Sunday Jan 6, 2019Beef Day…See More
Oct 2
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Forage Focus 2018 at Stratford Rotary Complex - Hall 1

September 20, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce our upcoming annual Forage Focus Conference 2018, For the first time, this conference will be held in Stratford, at the Stratford Rotary Complex on Thursday, December 6, 2018.The program begins with registration and trade show, from 9 - 10 am, and speakers until 3:30pm.  Presentations are CEU accredited.  The cost of this years’ conference is $40, and includes conference proceedings and a hot lunch.The keynote speaker at Forage Focus 2018 will be…See More
Sep 20
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Sep 13
OntAG Admin posted an event

Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day at Tom and Lynn Tyhurst

September 14, 2018 from 3pm to 7pm
Field Tour Includes:Cover crops after wheatCover crops interseeded in cornCover crop seeding equipmentStrip till equipmentSoil pit with Dr. Adam Gillespie, OMAFRA/University of GuelphRainfall simulatorSpeaker ProgramFarmer Panel: Cover Crops and Reduced Tillage with Dan Petker, Port Rowan; Mike Strang, Exeter; Kevin Nixon, LondonCan Cover Crops Affect P losses? Dr. Merrin Macrae, University of WaterlooRegistration: Please Call Ridgetown OMAFRA at 519-674-1690 See More
Sep 10
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2018 Shakespeare Swine Seminar at Stratford Festival Inn

September 19, 2018 from 3:30pm to 8pm
The annual Shakespeare Swine Seminar for producers and allied industry personnel will be held at the Stratford Festival Inn on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in Stratford, Ontario.  Please note the change of location. The meeting is sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs and Ontario Pork and the seminar focuses on topics of current and practical interest to swine producers.  Program highlights include: understanding the temporary foreign worker programgas…See More
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Township of Woolwich posted an event
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Agriculture Innovation Showcase at University of Guelph

October 23, 2018 from 7:30am to 4pm
The Township of Woolwich, OMAFRA and the University of Guelph would like to invite you to the second annual Agriculture Innovation Showcase. This year’s showcase features a robot demonstration by the Elmira District Secondary School Robotics team, who placed second overall North American wide. The team is building a robot for a local crab apple farmer located in…See More
Aug 13
Township of Woolwich is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
Aug 13
OntAG Admin posted an event

OMAFRA Soil Management Day. Soil: Know it, Keep it, Build it. at Wildwood Conservation Area, Visitor Centre

August 22, 2018 from 8:30am to 3pm
Join the OMAFRA Soil Team and Upper Thames River Conservation Authority for a hands-on day of learning about soil management on August 22nd.Six in-field sessions will explore a range of topics, including:Soil pits: exploring what’s under our feetMeasuring soil health: in-field methods to evaluate soil structure, infiltration, and much more.“Soil your undies”: what impact does slope position and past management have?Strip tillage: is it the best of no-till/conventional tillage worlds? See an…See More
Aug 9
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Women in Grains Farming and Business Workshop at Travelodge Bridge Rd

August 21, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
Join us for two days of learning. Tuesday August 21, 2018Day 1Financial Analysis I – Donna Archer from Maizing Acres will walk us through an easy to use and effective cost of production resource to reveal where profit is found and lost!Whole Farm Risk Assessment – Rob Hannam from Synthesis Agri-food Network covering the…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…

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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

AALP class takes NASA

Houston, we have landed. On day two of the North American study tour AALP class 17 stopped in at NASA Johnson Space Center. We had the chance to see the historic mission control center where they navigated the first man to the moon, in addition to many other missions to space.

The control center, which closed in 1992, still features the speaker where many historic words were said –…

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Posted by AALP on July 9, 2018 at 7:30am

Howdy from Texas

AALP Class 17 arrived at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, and were greeted by Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, the leadership program director and professor of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Jim is also the director of Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership…

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Posted by AALP on July 8, 2018 at 5:00pm

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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.

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