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Steps to Reduce Disease in Newborn Calves Webinar - December 12 at Beef Cattle Research Council

December 12, 2019 all day
Lifelong health in a beef animal can start with early interventions to improve newborn calf health and prevent calf death. Ellen Crane, BCRC Extension Coordinator, will also demonstration how to use the new BCRC website search tool, helping you find the information you’re looking for faster.Click Here to registerRegistering on your…See More
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Chatham-Kent-Essex CFA: MPAC Information Night at Maple City Baptist Church

December 2, 2019 from 7pm to 9pm
The Chatham-Kent-Essex Christian Farmers Association is hosting a free MPAC Information Night. All are welcome. Join us for fellowship, homemade pies and some great information!Guest SpeakersBrenda Slater & Tracy PringleRSVPPlease call a CKE District Board Member to rsvp:Jacques Tetreault, 519-682-1057Randy Nauta, 519-676-5304Michael Dodman, 519-676-9499Nick Sikkema, 519-676-2278Gus Ternoey, 519-784-0119See More
Nov 28
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2020 FARMLAND FORUM at The Grand Banquet & Event Centre

March 26, 2020 all day
SAVE THE DATE! Join on Thursday, March 26th at The Grand Banquet & Event Centre in Guelph for a day of sharing, networking, and exploring policy and land-use planning innovation for the changing landscapes of farmland protection in Ontario.The day will be full of presentations and panel discussions on:– Navigating the Shifting Landscapes of Farming and Farmland Protection– Planning for Sustainable Local Food Systems– Stories from the Field– Building a Successful Province-Wide Agricultural…See More
Nov 15
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OAAS Convention 2020 at Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites,

February 13, 2020 at 9am to February 15, 2020 at 6pm
The 2020 Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) annual convention is taking place on February 13-15, at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites, Richmond Hill, ON.Registration is now open and will only be accepted online. The early bird rates are: 3-day rate is $125 & the 1-day rate is $100, which will be accepted until Friday January 24, 11:59pm. The rate after the early bird date will increase to $150, for the full 3-days & $125 for the one-day rate.…See More
Nov 14
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Chatham-Kent Farm Show at Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Centre

January 29, 2020 at 9am to January 30, 2020 at 4pm
The Chatham-Kent Farm Show is one of Ontario’s largest indoor farming events. More than 130 local exhibiting companies showcase the latest in farm equipment, communications and technology on 35,000+ square feet of show space. Free seminars focus on a variety of topics important to the regions farmers, hobbyist and agribusiness professionals.565 Richmond StSee More
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The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair at Exhibition Place

November 1, 2019 to November 10, 2019
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair takes place every November in the City of Toronto. Come celebrate the best in agriculture, local food, and equestrian competitions from across the country.The Royal is the largest combined indoor agricultural fair and international equestrian competition in the world. It is where Canadian and international breeders, growers and exhibitors are declared champions and where hundreds of thousands of attendees come to learn, compete, shop and have a great time with…See More
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2019 Global Summit Plant Powered Menus at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre

November 12, 2019 to November 13, 2019
The world’s first Global Summit Plant Powered Menus to take place this November in Toronto.The summit is a gathering of 250 food service leaders (mostly multi-unit operators), innovative plant-powered suppliers and global experts from Europe and across North America.The summit kicks-off November 12th at 4:30pm with a trends and global supply chain discussion at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre, followed by a VIP reception at The Fifth Social Club. The conversation continues November 13th at The…See More
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Forage Focus 2019 at Stratford Rotary Complex - Hall 1

December 5, 2019 from 10am to 3pm
Online registration for all locations: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/forage-focus-2019-2138758373 or call 1-877-892-8663The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce our upcoming annual Forage Focus Conference 2019.  Again, this year this conference will be held in Stratford, at the Stratford Rotary Complex on Thursday, December 5, 2019.Forage Focus will be live streamed to a number of remote locations in 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 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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Featured Commentary Articles from Farms.com Canada East

Ontario Grain Marketing Commentary, December 11, 2019

It is estimated that over 1 billion bushels of corn still exists in US fields, while in Ontario approximately 30-40% of corn acreage remains to be harvested.

Robin, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Meet Robin, a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture student at the University of Guelph!

Stand with Canadian Farmers

Liberal failures have been crippling Canadian farm families and it is only getting worse. Three million acres of canola are buried under snow and because of the Liberal carbon tax the cost of drying grain is skyrocketing.

Load of wrapped silage and barn chores

Looking at my back blade I bought, load of wrapped round bale silage, few updates, doing the barn chores.

Wind Damage To Our Sheep Barn (WHILE PREPPING FOR LAMBING!)

The stress is pretty intense with this latest unplanned adventure… but some good has happened since.

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Sulzer’s PLAnet bioplastic technology creates market opportunities for sugar producers

The growing appetite for sustainable bioplastic made from polylactic acid (PLA) is opening new doors to corn, sugar beet and sugar cane farmers.

2019 Cereals Seasonal Summary

The cool, wet spring in 2018 resulted in delayed soybean planting for many producers across the province.

North American Fertilizer Industry Supports CUSMA Deal

Fertilizer Canada and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) welcome Tuesday’s announcement of a bipartisan agreement on the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).

Helping Ontario Farmers Improve the Environment

New application intake will support measures to benefit Lake Erie

Diversifying crop export markets: Has Canada reached its limit?

Diversifying export markets can help mitigate ag producers’ risk. This is important in Canada, a country which depends so heavily on exports.

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