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How did your soybeans yield? Please post your location, yields, variety and other feedback here.

We can use this discussion area to have everyone post how their soybeans performed this year. Ideally everyone will post their location, yi…

Started by OntAG Admin

14 Oct 31, 2013
Reply by OntAG Admin

USDA September Quarterly Grain Stocks Report

USDA 2013 Quarterly Grain Stocks Report bearish corn and soys and neutral to bullish wheat   US Sept 1 Corn Quarterly Grain Stocks  0.824 b…

Started by Joshua Mires

1 Sep 30, 2013
Reply by OntAG Admin

Has anyone started harvesting your wheat yet? Post your yields and quality here.

We are likely a week away from getting started. Walked through the wheat yesterday, it looked pretty good. I hear some guys are worrying ab…

Started by Roadrunner

4 Aug 1, 2013
Reply by Tom Cox

Discussing the 100 Bushel Per Acre Yield Initiative. Is this possible?

Do people think this is possible for soybean yields?

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Mar 20, 2013
Reply by Roadrunner

Tile Drainage

What sort of prices have you seen lately for tile and tile drainage installation?   Here in 2012 we are around $0.60/ft installed for 4" r…

Started by Byron Bothwell

0 Jan 29, 2013

Anyone in the south west try double cropping soybeans after the winter wheat this year? Results?

I heard there were alot of guys trying double crop soybeans because the winter wheat was a few weeks early and the high soybean prices made…

Started by Roadrunner

0 Nov 9, 2012

Corn and Soybean Updates on Twitter October 8th & 9th

Jeff Steiner @ScoutingFields Soybean yield check in Unionville this afternoon. Pioneer 90Y90 at 70.7 bpa. Have been getting comments on how…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Oct 9, 2012

Corn Harvest Updates and Plots on Twitter - Week of October 1st, 2012

jeremy segeren @jersegeren "@Shrive_03: 8595 on clay ground! @jersegeren@HylandSeeds1 #ontag WOW! pic.twitter.com/OuWisWB6"@HylandSeeds1 @T…

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Oct 2, 2012
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Soybean Harvest Updates and Yields on Twitter - Week of October 1st, 2012

jeremy segeren @jersegeren @HylandSeeds1 yield confirmation through the weigh wagon just north of @BlenheimBranch thompsons, HS24RYS01 pla…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Oct 2, 2012

Soybean harvest has started - share your results and progress here ...

First results posted on Twitter: phhermans3:46pm via Twitter for BlackBerry® Beans coming off in Richmond. 2800 hu planted May 2 yfrog.com…

Started by OntAG Admin

20 Sep 30, 2012
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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

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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