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What Should Be Done To Defend Modern Agriculture?

What are everyone's thoughts regarding the new Ontario policy regarding neonic seed treatments? Are there any other ideas farmers should b…

Started by Joe Dales

2 Jun 7, 2015
Reply by Joe Dales

Grain Farmers of Ontario Firmly Oppose Draft Seed Treatment Regulations. What Do You Think?

GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO FIRMLY OPPOSES DRAFT SEED TREATMENT REGULATIONS GUELPH, ON (April 9, 2015) – Following a technical briefing from…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Apr 9, 2015

GFO: Grain Farming Under Attack by Ontario Government - How do you feel about the Neonic Issue?

GRAIN FARMING UNDER ATTACK BY GOVERNMENTNew Pesticide Regulations Impractical and Unrealistic GUELPH, ON (November 25, 2014) – Grain Farmer…

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Feb 7, 2015
Reply by Colin Lundy

Update on Minister Leal

So, what exactly did Leal do prior to political life? Nothin above. Obviously a career backbencher judging by his lack of leadership on the…

Started by Steve Twynstra

0 Jan 30, 2015

CFFO: Premier's Mandate Letters Set Tone For Agriculture Policy In The Years Ahead. Any Feedback?

CFFO: Premier’s Mandate Letters Set Tone for Agriculture Policy in the Years Ahead (Oct 06, 2014) By Nathan StevensThe Premier’s rece…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Oct 7, 2014

New Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, Who is he and will he be a good Minister of Ag?

    Jeff Leal Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs MPP Peterborough Political Career Minister of Rural Affairs, February 201…

Started by OntAG Admin

3 Jun 26, 2014
Reply by OntAG Admin

Ontario Food And Farm Political Debate Cancelled. Is the sector not important enough to make time?

Food and Farm Political Debate Cancelled By Amanda Brodhagen, Farms.comOntario farm and processor organizations say that they have been for…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Jun 3, 2014

U of Guelph Closing Kemptville and Alfred Ag College Campuses?

I was sorry to hear that the University of Guelph is planning to close the two agriculture colleges. I thought agriculture enrollment was i…

Started by Roadrunner

2 Mar 18, 2014
Reply by Joe Dales

What do you think of the new 2% Biodiesel Fuel Content Mandate?

  BIOFUELS REGULATIONS GREAT NEWS FOR ONTARIO’S GRAIN FARMERS The commitment from the government to move forward with the regulations for t…

Started by Joe Dales

10 Nov 6, 2013
Reply by Arron Burns

Will Kathleen Wynne be a good minister of agriculture?

I thought this was a good idea when I first heard it. But judging by the negative comments and stories I am not too sure. What does everyon…

Started by Roadrunner

9 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by Joann

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2022 London Farm Show Suffers Same Fate as 2021 – Cancelled

The London Farm Show, an 80+ year spring tradition for the Western Fair Association (WFA), and an annual highlight of the agriculture sector regretfully announces its cancellation once again in 2022.

Swine Health Information Center Updated Diagnostic Assay Catalog Released

The Swine Health Information Center has released its updated Diagnostic Assay Catalog.

Continuing Spread of ASF Underscores Need for Vigilance

The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says the continuing spread of African Swine Fever underscores the need for vigilance. Earlier this month the OIE confirmed that African Swine Fever had been found in Italy.

ASF Outbreak in Wild Boar in Italy Underscores Ease of Movement

The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says the discovery of African Swine Fever in Wild Boar in Italy should serve as a reminder of how easily this virus can move.

Niagara poultry pilot uses digital biosecurity software to evaluate risk of infectious disease transmission

A new all-poultry disease pilot and outbreak simulation is putting Ontario biosecurity and disease mitigation measures to the test. Farm Health Guardian and the Feather Board Command Centre (FBCC) have partnered to conduct a disease simulation in the Niagara Region from January – March 2022.

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