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John Wise, former Minister of Agriculture and Dairy farmer Dies at the age of 77.

John Wise Former Minister of Agriculture and Dairy Farmer Dies at the Age of 77 Former Ag Minister Will Be Remembered for His Contribution…

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2 Jan 14, 2013
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What is next for Ontario's Horse Racing Industry?

Here is a news video that discusses the situation.What feedback or thoughts do others have on this issue?

Started by Joe Dales

0 Nov 9, 2012

How damaging is the XL Meat ecoli crisis to consumer food safety confidence?

Every night for the past week I have been watching the Canadian meat industry get aggressively criticized by all of its opponents.   I know…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Oct 8, 2012

Crime of the Century, Who Stole $30M of MAPLE SYRUP?

I had to laugh when I saw this story on CBC the other night...only in Canada would it get so much coverage.   I would watch Bob and Doug Ma…

Started by Roadrunner

2 Sep 10, 2012
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Here's how the Horse Racing Industry affects Ontario's Economy. Does it affect your farm business?

This is an intteresting Fact Sheet on how Ontario's Horse Racing Industry affects the economy. How much will it affect farmers? Does it aff…

Started by OntAG Admin

5 Apr 5, 2012
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Federal Budget 2012: Agriculture Cut by $309.7 Million. Post your comments...

Yesterday's Federal Budget from Finance Minister Jim Flaherty: proposes Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Canadian Food Insp…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Mar 30, 2012

Do you agree with the OFA that no more wind turbines should be built until a number of issues are dealt with?

The OFA has made a call to the Ontario government to suspend industrial wind turbines saying there are too many unanswered questions about…

Started by OntAG Admin

37 Mar 1, 2012
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Following Europe?

business.financialpost.com/2011/12/14/burned-by-solar/ Is there any reason to think that we can escape the same hard lessons experienced b…

Started by John Schwartzentruber

0 Dec 15, 2011

Bette Jean Crews announcement on not seeking re-election. Who will be the next OFA president?

Ontario Federation of Agriculture President Bette Jean Crews announced this morning she won’t seek re-election to the president’s position…

Started by OntAG Admin

6 Nov 21, 2011
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MPP Ted McMeekin is appointed Ontario Minister of Agriculture. What does everyone think?

Does anyone have any knowledge or opinion on this appointment?   Here is his bio from his website www.tedmcmeekin.com   Ted McMeekin is the…

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4 Nov 9, 2011
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We are excited to invite you to attend a joint celebration of Soy Canada’s 10th anniversary and the 40th anniversary of the founding of Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers on June 19th in Dauphin, Manitoba.

Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Welcome Senate Report Findings on Temporary Foreign Workers

The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) welcomes the balanced findings of the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology’s recent report on temporary and migrant labour solutions.

Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Applaud AGRI Committee’s Recommendations on Food Price Stabilization

The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) have welcomed the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food’s (AGRI) recent report, which provides key recommendations aimed at stabilizing rising food prices. FVGC appreciates the Committee’s efforts and is particularly encouraged by the consistency between the AGRI report and FVGC’s own advocacy and 2024 budget recommendations.

CULT Food Science Subsidiary Further Foods Launches Strategic Partnership with Valet Seller

a disruptive food technology platform pioneering the commercialization of lab grown meat and cellular agriculture to reshape the global food industry, is excited to announce its subsidiary, Further Foods Inc., has partnered with Valet Seller (https://valetseller.com/) to launch its Noochies! products on major online marketplaces such as Amazon, Target, Kroger, and Walmart.

US Winter Wheat Rating Dips Slightly; Development Ahead of Normal

The condition of the US winter wheat crop took an unexpected step backward this past week. Development remains well ahead of normal.

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