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Great ON Yield Tour is back! Mark your calendar for Aug 14 -25, 2017, for 2nd Annual Tour

2017 2nd Annual Great ON Yield Tour #onyield17, Aug. 14 -25, 2017. Two final events on 25th & 31st Aug. http://riskmanagement.farms.com

Started by Moe Agostino

8 Aug 15, 2017
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Mark your calendars for the 2017 6th Annual US Corn Belt Crop Tour!

U.S. Corn Belt Crop Tour is back! Join us from June 24th – July 10th, 2017, as we go through 12 U.S. states  with “Marketing Man” Moe Agost…

Started by Moe Agostino

212 Jul 30, 2017
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Wash Trades

Found this and just curious about the validity of the article. Fact or fiction?  If it is fact, what are the implications? Lawsuit Stunn…

Started by Joann

1 Aug 10, 2014
Reply by Roadrunner

Quarterly Hog and Pigs Report Update (Chart)

2014 USDA March 1 Quarterly Hogs & Pigs Report suggesting hog supplies will be -4-5% in 14 vs. 13 but USDA overstating the numbers, thi…

Started by Joshua Mires

1 Mar 28, 2014
Reply by Moe Agostino

Live Instant Analysis March 2014 USDA WASDE Report

  Please join us Monday March 10, 2014 at 11:45am EST for our live interactive webinar breaking down the March 2014 USDA WASDE Report. Plea…

Started by Joshua Mires

1 Mar 11, 2014
Reply by OntAG Admin

What corn and soybean prices do you expect next year? Have you run your budget numbers?

We have attended a few grain marketing meetings in the last few weeks and no of the experts had any hopes of 2014 corn and soybean prices b…

Started by Roadrunner

0 Dec 15, 2013

New Leaked Ethanol Mandate Projections From Reuters

Reuters is reporting the EPA has proposed a new 2014 renewable fuel target of 15.21 billion gallons in total, of which 2.21 billion must co…

Started by Joshua Mires

0 Oct 11, 2013

FCStone Estimates

FCStone estimating US 13 corn production at 13.993 billion bushels yields to avg. 157.0 bpa  FCStone estimating US 13 soybean production at…

Started by Moe Agostino

0 Aug 2, 2013

Do you have any questions or topics you would like Farms.com Market School to cover?

Hi Everyone; Here is one of the most recent video Market School videos explaining some of the main commodity marketing terms. Let me know w…

Started by Moe Agostino

0 Jan 27, 2013

Global Compact Against the Financial Speculation

Remarks by H.E. Dr. Leonel Fernandez     President of the Dominican Republic at the 2011 Israeli Presidential Conference 22 June 2011   "Ou…

Started by Joann

0 Jul 6, 2011

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Brian Bell announces retirement as local agricultural development advisor

Spending his whole career working in the agricultural sector has offered a working life that Brian Bell has certainly enjoyed. “My whole career has been spent working with those in the agricultural sector. Absolutely, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it,” stated Mr. Bell, the local agriculture development advisor, who earlier this week officially retired after 30 years with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). “The work has been varied and very much related to the agricultural development in the region.”

Governments coordinate against swine fever

North American agriculture leaders are coordinating plans to keep swine safe from a deadly disease in China and Europe. Dr. Jack Shere, chief veterinary officer and deputy administrator for Veterinary Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, delivered a joint statement on behalf of leaders in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that they were responding to the threat of African swine fever with more biosecurity, agreements to minimize damage to trade if the disease reaches North America, and public education about the potential harm from the disease. The statement followed a forum April 30-May 1 in Ottawa, Ontario, attended by representatives from 15 countries.

Canada’s Largest Educational Foodservice Provider Launches the Buy Local Program, with Marketing Support from Foodland Ontario

Chartwells launched their landmark Buy Local program, a coast-to-coast approach to offering quality-assured, fresh, locally-sourced food from community-based, local vendors. The program is available to approximately 650 Chartwells campuses and schools across Canada. Whether it’s a jar of honey or a basket of fresh blueberries, the Buy Local program will create direct connections between Chartwells’ chefs and local farmers and vendors.

Ontario Supporting Forestry Sector in Algoma and Manitoulin Regions

Ontario's government is working for the people by supporting the forestry industry in the Algoma Region and Manitoulin Island, creating 138 full-time jobs.

Ontario Cuts Red Tape, Supports Investment and Job Creation

The Ontario government has announced further actions to help create and protect jobs in the auto sector. In February, the government launched its Driving Prosperity auto plan aimed at addressing challenges in the sector around competitiveness, innovation and talent. The government made it a priority to reduce red tape and restore Ontario's competitive advantage. Today, it is delivering on that promise.

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