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Global population hit 7 billion. Can we feed this growth and what do you think the future holds for our kids?

After watching the news this week discussing the growth in the world's population I was wondering what the Canada will look like in 20 to 5…

Started by Roadrunner

0 Nov 6, 2011

How long until they select a new Ontario Agriculture Minister? Is there any good elected Liberal possibilities for the position?

I was visiting the OMAFRA website yesterday and noticed Carol Mitchell was still on it as the Minister.   I started to think about who migh…

Started by Roadrunner

2 Oct 20, 2011
Reply by Joann

The Risk Management Program Application Deadline is October 14, 2011.

The Risk Management Program Application Deadline is October 14, 2011. Applications are available at www.agricorp.com.

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Oct 7, 2011

McGuinty's Back

An appropriate song to celebrate?   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2CfvVUE22E&feature=related

Started by John Schwartzentruber

0 Oct 6, 2011

1948 Cartoon

Somewhat precient?   http://nationaljuggernaut.blogspot.com/2009/09/this-cartoon-seemed-far-fetched-in-1948.html

Started by John Schwartzentruber

0 Sep 12, 2011

Ontario Political Parties, Who is the best choice for farmers and agriculture...Any opinions?

I am starting to think about this fall's Ontario election. What party do you like and why? When I watch the news, it seems like the politic…

Started by Roadrunner

0 Sep 5, 2011

New Farming Operations & Agriculture page on Ontario Ministry of Labour website links to regulations, OHS guidelines, resources

New Farming Operations & Agriculture page on Ontario Ministry of Labour website links to regulations, OHS guidelines, resources and par…

Started by AgOntario

0 Jul 28, 2011

From Ontario ... Malcolm Allen, NDP, named critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food.

New NDP shadow cabinet announced, Jack Layton names Malcolm Allen, NDP MP from Welland Ontario, critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food   MALC…

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Jun 2, 2011
Reply by OntAG Admin

Who Knew? Comment period for Bobolink & Groundhog ended May 16th - 3 year exemption for farmers. Will this put farmers on the endangered list?

The Bobolink and the Ground hog.  the EBR Public Comment period for the Bobolink April 15, 2011 to May 16, 2011 Who Knew?   Most farmers an…

Started by AgOntario

0 May 25, 2011

Election 2011 - What do each of the party's have planned for agriculture?

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) have compiled the party platforms for agriculture and developed key messages for Canadian Farmers.…

Started by OntAG Admin

3 May 1, 2011
Reply by Joe Dales

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Grey County Soil & Crop Improvement Association

The Annual General Meeting and Trade Show will be held at the Rocklyn Hall on Friday December 16th, 2022.

U.S.-Mexico corn fight could hurt barley growers

A brewing corn trade war between Mexico and the United States could have dire consequences for Canadian barley growers, says an analyst. Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador issued a presidential decree on Dec. 31, 2020, that would ban the import of genetically modified corn starting in 2024 and phase out the use of glyphosate.

U.S. winter wheat crop in trouble

The U.S. winter wheat crop is in terrible shape as 2022 draws to a close, but that is not necessarily a precursor of what’s to come in 2023, says an analyst. An estimated 34 percent of the crop was rated good-to-excellent as of Nov. 29, down from 44 percent the same time one year ago.

Best Deadstock Removal Options Depend on Individual Farming Situations

When managing deadstock, pork producers are encouraged to consider their own location, management and biosecurity situations when deciding on the best option.

Agribition wraps Saturday with strong sales numbers reported

The Canadian Western Agribition wraps up Saturday after a successful return to normalcy following a pandemic restriction-filled past two years.  The crowds were back at the REAL District venue, with Agribition welcoming people interested in the livestock industry and agriculture from across Canada, as well as an estimated 1,200 international guests from 63 countries.

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