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Breaking Barriers in Agriculture at Online Event

July 8, 2020 from 7pm to 8pm
Breaking Barriers in Agriculture: Can you imagine having one conversation that can save someone's life? About this Event As we all adjust to the new realities brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic AND the already volatile nature of the beef industry, we are bringing BFO's Wellness on the Farm initiative to life...virtually, of course!Join us for an evening presentation and Q&A with fellow farmer, co-founder of Do More Ag and the face behind High Heels & Canola Fields, Lesley Kelly.After…See More
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Webinar - Smart estate plans for farming families at Farm Credit Canada

July 14, 2020 from 2pm to 3pm
If your family’s in the estate planning trenches – this webinar is for youWill and estate planning is part of every farm family's story – but it can come with a lot of baggage. Maybe turning over control to the next generation is causing you stress. Or, does a …See More
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Canadian Dairy XPO - April 2021 at Stratford Rotary Complex

April 7, 2021 at 8am to April 8, 2021 at 5pm
The Canadian Dairy XPO (CDX) is a professional tradeshow for dairy producers and their families to see the latest in innovation and be educated on producing safe nutritious dairy products. CDX is held at the Stratford Rotary Complex, in Perth County – which has the highest concentration of dairy farms in Canada. Schedule information coming soonSee More
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North American Manure Expo 2020 at Maplevue Farms

August 26, 2020 to August 27, 2020
Save the date for North American Manure Expo 2020.The Manure Expo has grown to an annual educational and demonstration event. The event has been hosted by Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Iowa, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania in the US and Guelph, Ontario, Canada.Expo schedule coming soonSee More
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FREE Webinar: COVID 19, what Ag Producers Need to Know at AgriSafe Network

March 23, 2020 from 12pm to 1:15pm
This March 23 webinar pulls together experts in Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Zoonotic Disease, Infectious Disease Surveillance, Community Health, etc., all geared to an ag audience.Summary:Coronavirus has gained attention worldwide as an emerging infectious disease. This webinar is intended to share evidence-based information about COVID19 and to help agricultural producers identify strategies for responding on their farm.Intended Audience:Agricultural producers, ranchers, farmers,…See More
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Cancelled - Shackleton Auctions – Hemp Production Equipment Auction at Shackleton Auctions

February 28, 2020 from 10:30am to 5pm
This auction has been cancelled AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE NEW AND AS NEW EQUIPMENT. EVERYTHING IS BEING SOLD UNRESERVED WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE OXB0 AND THE SEEDING LINE WHICH WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO OWNERS APPROVAL.View auction catalogue: …See More
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Cancelled - Bryan's Farm Equipment (Puslinch) - Timed Online Auction at BRYAN’S FARM EQUIPMENT (PUSLINCH)

March 21, 2020 at 8am to March 25, 2020 at 5pm
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Cancelled -Stewart's Equipment Auction at Stewart’s Equipment

April 18, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
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Visiting a citrus cooperative

AALP class 17 left Seville the morning of January 15 heading to Sunaran Citrus Coop near the town of Palma De Rio. We were greeted by our tour guide Rosa for an informative tour of one of the biggest citrus coops in Spain. The coop consists of 98-100 members, all of which are farmer members.

The coop has 1500 acres of land growing a wide variety of orange variety’s with the main being “Salustiana” which is a juice press variety. Besides oranges they also do grapefruits with the main…

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Posted by AALP on January 16, 2020 at 10:00am

Picking strawberries in January

Day 7 of AALP Class 17 IST contintued with one of the highlights so far on the trip, a fruit cooperative named Cuna De Platero. We were lucky enough to be taken on a tour of their greenhouses where they allowed to try some of the different varieties of strawberries that they grow.  The greenhouses are once again made with plastic and are of similar style to our previous visits this trip. They have a cooperative structure, which is something we have come to find is very common here in Spain.…

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Posted by AALP on January 14, 2020 at 10:00am

Exploring traditional and modern agriculture in Spain

Jan 12 - Sunday

Our day began leaving the sunny Mediterranean coast and travelling to the small rural village of Alameda. We visited the Centre Tematico del campo Andaluz. This was a museum dedicated to teaching people about the past farming practices and traditions. We were met by a museum guide, and two local farmers, a father and son – Antonio Sr. and Antonio Jr. Antonio Sr. was 90 years old and had, in his lifetime, farmed in the traditional way which, for olive oil production,…

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Posted by AALP on January 13, 2020 at 1:00pm

Ag and city tours make up our first few days in Spain

The AALP Class left the beautiful Toledo to head to a feedlot outside the city. We were toured around a feedlot that is part of a cooperative that consists of 9,500 head of cattle. Our host, who is the president of the cooperative, has two feedlots and 600 hectares of crop land. It was interesting to learn that the cooperative’s major export market outside of Spain are Lebanon, Turkey and Israel. These destinations have particularly stringent standards for how the beef must be treated and…

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Posted by AALP on January 10, 2020 at 5:00pm

AALP Class 17 leaves for Spain

Sadly, one class member, Bernice Weber Passchier, is ill and was unable to join us for our rescheduled International Study Tour. The rest of AALP Class 17 met at Pearson airport and boarded the plane to Philadelphia; after a short layover we were on an overnight flight to Madrid, Spain. 

Once we landed, we met up with Rafa, our bus driver, and Ismael, our tour guide. We were happy to learn that Ismael had an agricultural background and has been doing ag-focused tours for the last five…

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Posted by AALP on January 9, 2020 at 5:00pm

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

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Scouting And Managing Tough Weeds: Canada Fleabane.

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Featured Commentary Articles from Farms.com Canada East

CFFO Scholarship for Students in AG

The CFFO believes in supporting the development of leaders in Ontario agriculture. That’s why we support programs like the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) for primary producers and other professionals working in the agriculture industry.

Agricultural representation key to regional economic recovery task forces

Rebound, recover, rebuild. Communities across Ontario have developed regional economic recovery task forces and resiliency committees to identify ways to strengthen their economies and rebound from temporary closures and reduced economic activity.

Cover Crops in Sixty Inch Corn Update

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and Professional Agrologist (P.Ag) Ross Wilson, of Ausable Bayfield Conservation, provides a June 2020 update on the work to use #covercrops after corn and #60inchcorn in this trial south of Clinton, Ontario, Canada.

Strawberry Fruit Rots, Leaf Diseases and Viruses

This video is part of the 2020 strawberry and raspberry IPM workshop. This webinar covers strawberry fruit rots, leaf diseases and strawberry viruses.

Chopping Hay With a Claas 820 Chopper!

Chopping hay then we toke the roofs off!!

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Why farmers rely on cash flow projections

Agriculture is a numbers game. Farmers need to determine a fair land rental price or if their operating line of credit will get them through tight times. While uncertainty around factors such as the weather makes it nearly impossible to know exact revenue and expense numbers, it is possible to get accurate estimates using cash flow projections.

Canada’s Agri-Food Exporters Praise Historic Coming-into-force of CUSMA

Dan Darling, President of CAFTA, today issued the following statement to mark the coming-into-force of the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).

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CUSMA secures gains in GDP of USD 5.1B, according to Global Affairs Canada. Trade concessions involve increased market access to Canada’s supply-managed sectors.

Introducing PLATO, the Phosphorus Loss Assessment Tool for Ontario

Keeping soil covered and minimizing erosion is a key principle of soil health.

OFA welcomes new and returning directors to the provincial board

Following a three-week nomination period for directors in five zones across the province, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is proud to announce the return of a strong contingent of agricultural leaders as well as the addition of one new member to the organization’s Board of Directors.

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