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Wheat prices continue to surge - with incredible volatility. Why? Moe Agostino Explains Global Issues.

Wheat prices continue to surge - with incredible volatility. Why? We ask Moe Agostino of Farms.com Risk Management

Started by Sandra Dales

5 Aug 8, 2010
Reply by David Kopriva

Agostino: Wheat Prices Soar on Russian Drought Which Has Resulted in Grain Export Ban. Click To See The Video.

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Aug 6, 2010
Reply by Frank Borszcz

AgVisionTV: Are you part of an AgriFood Value Chain? What good marketing ideas do you see in Ontario?

Click on the play button below to watch the video.   Are value chains a good way to generate greater profitability?   Take care,   Kevin

Started by Kevin Stewart

2 Jul 9, 2010
Reply by Roadrunner

USDA Market Reports Video Analysis: Bullish Grain....Were you surprised?

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Jul 3, 2010

AgVisionTV.com Is Agriculture a Good Place to Invest? What do you think of this speaker's thoughts?

Click on the Play > button to watch the video.

Started by Kevin Stewart

4 Mar 19, 2010
Reply by Karen Mahon

AgVisionTV.com: Agriculture Outlook with Ag Economist J.P. Gervais.

JP Gervais says farmers can expect more volatility in the short term and pressure on profits in the long term.  Any thoughts on what Gervai…

Started by Kevin Stewart

0 Mar 1, 2010

Farming and Climate Change

Whether or not you agree with the concept of climate change - Don McCabe thinks the government is going to act on it - and the resulting po…

Started by Andrew Campbell

2 Feb 10, 2010
Reply by rein minnema

USDA Report Bearish Corn and Wheat, Neutral-Bullish Soybeans

Corn was the biggest surprise in this version of the January USDA World Agriculture Supply and Demand Report. The market was expecting a re…

Started by Mike McFarlane

0 Jan 13, 2010

Sample Corn

How much is sample grade corn being discounted from a #2 at the elevator in Ontario?

Started by RC

1 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by Roadrunner

ROYAL AG WINTER FAIR VIDEO Importance of Ag in Canada

BNN (Business News Network) Commodities: Agri-Food Innovation and Regulation [11-12-09 11:30 AM] Join Commodities Live on Location at the…

Started by AgOntario

4 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Joe Dales

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Charges laid in cattle theft investigation

With the assistance of Livestock Services of Saskatchewan (LSS), RCMP have laid several charges against a Whitewood, Sask. man for cattle rustling. On June 28, a Saskatchewan RCMP Livestock Investigator received a report from LSS about a suspicious livestock transaction. Moosomin RCMP determined 14 calves had been stolen from a farm in the RM of Silverwood in three different incidents. Further investigation determined a man stole the calves and attempted to sell them. 34-year-old Ryan Bennett from the Whitewood, Sask. area is charged with three counts of theft of cattle over $5,000, three counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, and three counts of trafficking property obtained by crime over $5,000. Bennett is scheduled to appear in court in Moosomin on Aug. 20. Seven calves have since been recovered and returned to the farm.

Manitoba Ag Hall of Fame adds four individuals

Four names have been added to the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame. Hugh Drake, Dr. Don Flaten, Dr. Allan Preston, and Fred Tait were recognized for their contributions to Manitoba’s agriculture industry at a ceremony this week at Winnipeg’s Red River Exhibition Park. The nominees for 2024 are: Hugh Drake of Elkhorn, Man. dedicated most of his life to service on various boards within the agriculture industry in Manitoba. For 14 years Drake served as a director with three different grain companies. During this time, he also sat on the Heartland Livestock board, an amalgamation of Manitoba Pool Elevators and Saskatchewan Wheat Pool livestock markets. While Drake was on the board of Heartland Livestock, they built a new auction barn at Virden, Man. which is still in operation. In the late 80’s Drake participated in the provincial debt review board and played an active role assisting farmers in financial crisis. Drake dedicated his life and time away from his own businesses and fam

Québec names 2024 Outstanding Young Farmers

Due to an important transition for Québec Outstanding Young Farmers, the winners for 2024 were revealed during summer activities held at La Grange de l'île, Île d'Orléans, on July 3.

Ontario is investing in innovative agri-food research

The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in 44 Ontario-led research and innovation projects. This investment is being made through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration between the province, the University of Guelph and Agricultural Research and Innovation Ontario (ARIO).

Ontario Hazelnut Association organizes three farm tours

The Ontario Hazelnut Association has announced three farm tours at different locations around the province to showcase the broad growing range of the tree nuts.

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