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Raising Amazing Chicks: The First Seven Days at Grey Ag Services, Lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

March 25, 2019 from 7pm to 9:30pm
This course is co-sponsored by Grey Ag Services and Jones Feed Mills Ltd.  The facilitator for this course is Dr Scott Gillingham. Dr Scott has traveled the globe teaching farmers and corporations how to solve the biggest challenges of the world’s fastest growing source of protein. Dr. Scott created iChicken to bring his vast experience of both commercial farming and personal farm to fork living to Backyard Farmers everywhere. The first seven days of a chick’s life can make or break your…See More
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A Focus on Replacement Heifers & Sheep Paddock Design for Rotational Grazing at Grey Ag Services, Lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

January 30, 2019 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Planning for the Future:A Focus on Replacement HeifersThis short course explores key considerations for selecting and managing replacement heifers and setting them up for a successful first calving.  Topics will include: replacement heifer selection criteria; economic aspects of replacement heifer rearing; and body condition and feeding considerations. Facilitated by Beef Cattle Specialists at OMAFRA—Megan Van Schaik, and James Byrne.And/OrBeef & Sheep Paddock Design for Rotational…See More
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March Classic 2019 at London Convention Centre

March 19, 2019 from 7:15am to 9pm
MARCH CLASSIC 2019 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Register Today and Qualify for an Early Bird Draw To register, please visit:http://gfo.ca/marchclassic.Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, has opened registration for the 2019 March Classic – Growing momentum, Grain Farmers of Ontario's annual conference for farmers and…See More
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South Western Ontario Pork Conference at U of G Ridgetown Campus,

February 20, 2019 from 12pm to 8:30pm
South Western Ontario Pork Conference Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Longest running educational Pork Conference in CanadaThe Pork Conference is designed to be responsive to the grassroots pork industry and its producers. Practical information is presented for producers to manage their farming operations for profitability.2019 Program - "Making Money Start to Finish"Feature Speaker - Ron KetchemAgenda12:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Open House Visit the on-campus Swine Barn2:00 p.m. - Registration & Meet…See More
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7 Practices of Top Farmers - Stratford at The Festival Inn

January 16, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm
Heather Watson will outline her recipe for farm business success, including seven management practices driving farm success, the financial gain farmers can expect from adopting these practices and how to make business management a reality on your farm. She’ll also talk about who and what should be in your farm management toolbox, outlining the learning opportunities, resources and support available.See More
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Transition Smart: Farmers-to-Processors Workshop at Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club

January 16, 2019 at 8am to January 17, 2019 at 4pm
Thinking about taking your farming to the next level and processing on-farm?Partnering with Simcoe County, we have developed the Transition Smart workshop. The focus of the Transition Smart workshop is connecting farmers with the tools to become processors.Our programming will focus on practical preparation tools that can be immediately implemented and also on identifying feasible value-added opportunities for your farm business. Covering everything from operational planning, marketing, product…See More
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2019 Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase! at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Confrerence Centre

February 5, 2019 to February 6, 2019
The 2019 Farms.com Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase will bring together more than 400 precision ag enthusiasts. Attendees will be able to learn from senior level forward thinking precision agriculture experts, attend speaker presentations and workshops. The conference is designed for those just beginning in precision agriculture as well as for those who have a solid understanding, but want to take it to the next level. The conference will feature a trade show with…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

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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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

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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.

Hunting

Started by Nick Romanow in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 28, 2016.

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Mental Health for Farmers Public Awareness Campaign

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OFA’s advice to government: invest in rural Ontario

Balancing a budget is tough and takes vision and discipline. The Ontario government is working on balancing the province’s books, collecting information and consulting across ministries to develop the 2019 provincial budget.

Understanding Your Growing Zone for A Better Harvest

Whether you’ve got a small garden or a large farming operation, knowing the unique qualities of your growing zone will ultimately help create a better harvest. The ability to understand the nuances of your climate and microclimate is a lifelong skill that eludes many young farmers.

FarmTRX Yield Monitor Farmer Demo

FarmTRX visits with a dairy farmer from Ontario, Joe Gordon. Joe tells us about his 2018 season and his experience with the FarmTRX yield monitor. He shares his experience with FarmTRX, setup tips, what using yield maps has been like, and what he plans to do with his yield data.

FieldReveal Precision Ag Software and How It Works

FieldReveal is easy-to-use precision ag software for agronomists. Watch how FieldReveal can help your business find agronomic solutions for farmers.

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Government of Canada Invests in New Brunswick’s Eastern Shore through the Oceans Protection Plan

Making our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for all Canadians and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the local Member of Parliament for Miramichi — Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan and Chief George Ginnish, announced today that Anqotum Resource Management in collaboration with Homarus Inc will receive $1.7 million over four years to restore coastal habitats along the eastern shore of New Brunswick thanks to funding under the Ocean Protection Plan.

Minister Wilkinson meets with New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, Ross Wetmore

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson and the New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, the Honourable Ross Wetmore, discussed common priorities during their first in-person meeting on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Clean energy innovation and economic development in Inuvik

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) - The opening of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway in 2017 has led to new economic opportunities in the Beaufort Delta region. More visitors have led to increased economic and job opportunities for residents in the arts, accommodations, and other sectors.

Grain Discovery Execute World's First Corn Trransaction Using Blockchain

New Prince Edward County tech start-up Grain Discovery will revolutionize how farmers trade their grain New tech start-up Grain Discovery sets its sights on transforming the agriculture industry following the world’s first corn transaction using blockchain. This trade on the Grain Discovery platform is the first step in creating a more modern, transparent, and secure agricultural supply chain.

Fiscal Balance and Strategic Action Required to Build a Stronger Ontario

Chamber urges provincial government to focus on spending smarter and evidence-based tax reforms to help businesses strive and grow in upcoming budget On January 15, 2019, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) provided the Government of Ontario with thirteen tangible recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget to build a stronger Ontario and create a business climate which encourages growth. The OCC presented the submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, calling on the government to prioritize small business tax reforms, strategic infrastructure investment, and value-based procurement in Budget 2019.

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