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Government and Politics in Ontario Agriculture: The Boiler Room (79)

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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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Don't let outbreaks turn into a potential epidemic.

Ontario Pork Chair and Vice-Chair Elected (2024)

The Ontario Pork Board of Directors welcomes incoming Chair Tara Terpstra, a producer from Huron County and Vice-Chair Bruce Hudson, a producer from Ottawa Valley.

Maintaining Reduced Exposure To Toxoplasma gondii, By Brad DeWolf from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services

Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is a zoonotic and protozoan parasite that infects more than one-third of the global human population.

Ag in the House: April 8 – 11

A recap of question period’s mentions of farmers and Bill C-234

Stress Hormones Measured in Hair Offer Potential to Identify Pigs’ Resilience to Disease

A multi-institutional team, of scientists is exploring the potential of using the levels of stress hormones deposited in the hair of pigs to determine which genetic lines will be more or less able to ward off disease.

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