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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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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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Ontario Winter Wheat Yields a Pleasant Surprise for Some

Winter wheat harvest is winding down across the province and reported yields to date have ranged from 80-130 bu/ac which compares well to the five-year average yield of 82.7 bushels/ac, according to the latest provincial crop report.

Optimum Planting Dates for Winter Wheat in Ontario

As we saw with the 2019 winter wheat crop, if winter wheat is planted late and if conditions are not fit, there is a greater risk of winter survival issues.

Exeter Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes

The status of crops varies in the region with some areas not looking too bad while others are showing signs of moisture stress with growers reporting less than ½ inch of rainfall since the beginning of July.

Crop producers granted extension to repay cash advances

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Government of Canada invests to help reduce pesticide applications for Fruit and Vegetable Industry

Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.4 million to the Mirabel Agri-Food Research Center (CRAM) to help develop alternative approaches to pesticide use for Canadian fruit and vegetable greenhouse growers.

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