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Glyphosate price reduction?

The last 2 years have been a wild ride in the glyphosate business, making it tough for farmers to "manage through" when it comes to pricing…

Started by Wayne Black

3 Oct 6, 2009
Reply by David

Spraying red clover

Peter Gredig's got his sprayer out - in this edition of From the Field. Click to watch - http://www.eHarvest.com/default.aspx?vid=vid_1121

Started by Andrew Campbell

0 Oct 6, 2009

Are you growing as much winter wheat this year?

Just wondering what everyone is planning this fall....with possibility of a later harvest and the price of wheat...are you planning to plan…

Started by Roadrunner

0 Oct 3, 2009

FROST - Sept. 19th

Yes - frost has been sighted around this area at varying levels. One car had ice on it (couldn't wipe it off with your finger). This pictur…

Started by Wayne Black

3 Sep 21, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

this years bean harvest

how are peoples soybeans looking any funguses or bug problems?

Started by i man

7 Sep 13, 2009
Reply by OntAG Admin

Do you want Biotech wheat? What does everyone else think?

Do you want biotech wheat? Two weeks ago I wrote about my hopes for the next phase of biotech traits for agriculture. Since then, grower a…

Started by Peter Gredig

3 Aug 28, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

How Did Your Precision Ag Technology Work This Year? Any Issues?

I wanted to see how everyone did with their new systems. What do you think? Any problems or questions? If you have any topics that you w…

Started by Jordan Wallace

0 Aug 22, 2009

U of G.: Wanted A Field Site to Monitor Canada Fleabane.

I am looking for a field site to monitor Canada fleabane (Erigeron canadensis) a.k.a. Horseweed or Mare's tail (but not horsetail). Spec…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Aug 22, 2009

Mid-Season Corn/Soy Review: How Are Your Crops Looking?

Mid-Season Review For corn and soybean growers, the calendar says we are well past the mid-season mark, but in many parts of corn/soy coun…

Started by Peter Gredig

0 Aug 19, 2009

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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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