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If I were Ag Minister Ritz....I would "DO" the following...Not much mention of Agriculture in the Throne Speech. Comments?

Here is a link to the text from the Throne Speech.   http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/politics/story.html?id=2637533     What would…

Started by OntAG Admin

4 Mar 19, 2010
Reply by Roadrunner

OFA opposes solar farm installations on farmland

September 23, 2009 For Immediate Release OFA opposes solar farm installations on farmland GUELPH – With such a small amount of good, prod…

Started by Wayne Black

13 Feb 21, 2010
Reply by newbie

Canada's Food Freedom Day: Have farmers made food too cheap? Do consumers appreciate the low cost?

Celebrating Canada's Food Freedom Day News Release. OTTAWA, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - GrowCanada(R), a partnership of 11 of the country's leading agr…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Feb 12, 2010

Greenpeace promoting organic - a Canadian shoppers guide to avoiding GMOs

I found this online....   How To Avoid Gentically Engineered Food - A Greenpeace Shoppers Guide   Check out Greenpeace has published a Cana…

Started by Sandra Dales

1 Feb 11, 2010
Reply by Colin Lundy

Agricorp too heavy handed?

This past month a new policy from Agricorp was brought to my attention that has resulted in some board members of various agricultural comm…

Started by Wayne Black

2 Feb 3, 2010
Reply by Joann

Farm Org. Funding.

Today's Ontario Farmer had an interesting letter which proposed calculating the funding for farm organizations on a per acre basis. The int…

Started by John Schwartzentruber

5 Jan 31, 2010
Reply by Ken McCormack

Preserving rich, agricultural land in the greenbelt

That's a step in the right direction. When you consider that 56% of CANADA'S farmland is IN Ontario, and farmland is being eaten up for dev…

Started by Avia Eek

12 Jan 20, 2010
Reply by Tony Gaetano

Livestock Traceability in Canada - Is it do-able?

Do you think the Federal Provincial Territorial Ministers (Canada) commitment at the FPT meeting this summer of having a full traceability…

Started by Sara Avoledo

6 Jan 10, 2010
Reply by Bristow

CFA: Farmers Need Increased Marketplace Power. Do you agree?

The CFA advocates on behalf of farmers for increased marketplace power By Laurent Pellerin, CFA President One of the concerns faced by Ca…

Started by OntAG Admin

3 Dec 26, 2009
Reply by Joe Dales

Pre-Budget Consulations

The provincial government is getting ready to start their pre-budget consulations. This year - they are looking at a $25 billion dollar de…

Started by Andrew Campbell

0 Oct 28, 2009

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

A new option for agri-tech commercialization

The road to commercialization can be difficult for start-ups. Recognizing this challenge in the Canadian agri-tech space, venture capital investor AVAC Group decided to act and create a new option for innovators to bring their technologies to market.

The Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge – opens October 5th, 2022

Bioenterprise Canada Corporation (Bioenterprise) is pleased to partner with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) to support the delivery of the Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge

Canada and Ontario Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet in Oxford County

The governments of Canada and Ontario are each investing more than $950,000 to bring high-speed internet access to more than 930 homes, farms and businesses in Oxford County.

Canada and Ontario Building Broadband in Lambton and Middlesex counties

The governments of Canada and Ontario, in partnership with Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Inc., will soon be providing fast, reliable high-speed internet access to more than 1,650 families, farms and businesses in Lambton and Middlesex counties.

Province Supporting Made-in-Ontario Fertilizer Solutions for Farmers

The Ontario government is investing up to $2 million over two years in the Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge

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