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Ontario Hay and Forage Cooperative (OHFC) Timothy Tour and Twilight Meeting at Dekkdale Farms

April 25, 2019 from 3pm to 8pm
Have you heard the buzz about growing Timothy for export?Join the OHFC for a tour of 5 Timothy fields - planted 5 different ways, and learn how you can jump on the hay wagon!A twilight meeting and BBQ will follow at County Line Custom Farming at 6pm.Additional details can be found on the website: ontariohay.ca See More
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Drainage Innovation Field Day at Huron County, Ontario

June 15, 2019 from 10am to 3pm
Huron Soil & Crop is installing the most innovative field drainage system Ontario has seen! Join them on Saturday, June 15 for a field day to see contoured and controlled drainage tile installation. Stay for workshops, a trade show and food trucks! Drop in 10am to 3pm at 77722 London Rd. Clinton, $5 admission. Details at www.huronview.netSee More
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Ontario Pork Industry Council Annual General Meeting at stratford golf and country club

April 9, 2019 from 4pm to 9pm
Come to network with industry partnersPanel discussion on engaging the next generation in the pork industry, and an Agricultural Project UpdatesEnjoy a 3- course, pork focused dinnerRegistration cost: $40 for OPIC members &$50 for non-members,Producer members freePre registration is requiredRegistration deadline: April 5, 2019Registration opens at 4.00 p.m.meeting bringing at 4.30 p.m.To register, contact: Donna KaczmarczykTel: 519-272-1532         Fax: 519-272-2215Email:…See More
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Earlton Farm Show at Earlton Recreation Centre

April 12, 2019 at 10am to April 13, 2019 at 4pm
The Earlton Farm Show 2019 will be held Friday, April 12 from 10am to 9pm and Saturday, April 13 from 8am to 4pm at the Earlton Recreation Centre.Free admission (please bring a donation for local food banks).View the annual Forage and Seed Show, student art show, bid on farm equipment and supplies during the two live auctions held each day and listen to agriculture experts speak on a variety of topics.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

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