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Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2017

We are in the midst of planning GBFW17.  It will run from Jan 4th to Jan 10th.  Beef Day will start us off and then the days will be Dairy,…

Started by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week

0 May 9, 2016

abattoirs in southern ontario

hi there, I am just starting up my own food for my family from the farm operation. I have pigs, chickens, turkeys, a steer and lambs and I…

Started by Alix bezak

0 Apr 28, 2016

Hunting

I am living in Guelph Ontario. I am looking for anybody that will allow me to hunt on their property. Preferably within an hour or so of Gu…

Started by Nick Romanow

0 Apr 28, 2016

Is the Ketchup War Important? French's or Heinz? What Will You Buy? Why?

Here is some of the story on the Social Media war going on. http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/social-media-s-role-in-battle-for-ontario

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Mar 28, 2016

3-D technology

There have been a few articles lately concerning 3-D technology.  Most notable was the ability of people to "print" a gun with the proper…

Started by Joann

8 Mar 24, 2016
Reply by Joann

Are others worried about the consumer's perception of agriculture, farming and where their food comes from?

After watching this episode of the Agenda, it struck me that farmers are going to have a difficult time explaining agriculture and defendin…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Mar 9, 2016

Hay fields left over the winter

Hi there, I have some orchard grass pastures that were left over the winter from the last growing season. Now they are all under about 4…

Started by Greg Castonguay

1 Mar 3, 2016
Reply by Harry Stam

What are you best memories of attending a Farm Show?

Everyone loves to visit Farm Shows during the year. What are you best memories or stories? The Farms.com team has exhibited at Farm Shows a…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Feb 28, 2016

Advancing Women In Agriculture Conference - Iris Meck Provides Advice To Young Women. Any Thoughts?

What advice to you have for young women considering a careers in the agriculture and food sector. For more information visit http://www.ad

Started by Joe Dales

0 Feb 21, 2016

Agricultural Drones (UAV)

I’m currently looking for a few test farms in the Kawartha Lakes for our newest UAV platforms. 'Must be a minimum of 9 kms away from the ai…

Started by Sparrow Vision

1 Oct 29, 2015
Reply by OntAG Admin

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Ministry wants residents to 'squeal' on wild pigs

Officials from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry want residents to report any sightings of wild pigs, including in Chatham-Kent, where someone captured a photo of two of these animals on a farm last fall.

Can Micro-Nutrients make a Macro Difference for Piglets?

Given how piglets scramble for a teat like Boxing Day shoppers at Best Buy, they clearly need their nutrients. Yet in light of the demands of the weaning phase, are piglets getting enough through natural means to ensure optimal health and performance? Addressing that question and possible solutions was the focus of the research project “Nutrients with extra-nutritional value for newborns: Micronutrients and colostral biofactors”.

Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island provide support to potato and horticulture industry

Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau and Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, were at Wilfred MacMillan & Sons’ farm today to announce new support for Island potato growers under the AgriRecovery Framework.

Canada's Ministers of Agriculture meet to drive a strong and innovative agriculture and agri-food sector

The Federal, Provincial, and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their two-day annual meeting in Quebec City today, co-chaired by Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and André Lamontagne, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food for Quebec.

Animal Care: Yes, It’s Our Job. It’s Also Our Ethical Responsibility

As one of the We CareSM Principles, maintaining the highest standards for animal care is a top priority on my pig farm for many reasons. It’s paramount to our success as pig farmers on multiple levels.

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