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More Urban Media Myths

Here's a story that is against supply-management in an effort to get a trade deal with Europe. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/e

Started by Andrew Campbell

2 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

Ethanol Debate: Food versus Fuel versus Livestock Industry. Where do you stand and why?

This past week we were at three meetings where the ethanol industry was challenged by people and we thought it would make for a good discus…

Started by OntAG Admin

6 Oct 8, 2009
Reply by Steve Twynstra

Proposed HST Benefits for Ontario's Farmers: It is estimated that Ontario farmers will save about $30 million an..

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/busdev/facts/HSTbenefits.htm Proposed Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) Benefits for Ontario’s Farmers The 2…

Started by AgOntario

1 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by John Beardsley

Fire Code for Barns?

Here's an opinion piece printed in the Winnipeg Free Press....notice the author and her affiliations... Forty-six thousand, four hundred -…

Started by Andrew Campbell

2 Sep 21, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

Upcoming election

Just heard the NFUs Grant Robertson be his usual articulate self on the Bryan Allen show on CKNX this morning. He was a candidate once I th…

Started by That Guy

1 Sep 12, 2009
Reply by pigsrgr8

Why is the world taking farming for granted?

You are NOT alone, but your views are not limited to animal farming. I am a vegetable farmer, and we are constantly having to compete with…

Started by Avia Eek

0 Sep 1, 2009

Why Is the World Taking Farming For Granted?

Anyone listen to the swinecast podcasts? One the other day featured a guy talking about all the stuff ready to hit the meat industry. 1. n…

Started by Roadrunner

3 Aug 29, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

Farm Programs: What would you do to design something that works?

Tough Times for Farm Policy Designers. When I graduated from university with a degree in agricultural economics, I was ready to take on th…

Started by Peter Gredig

0 Aug 22, 2009

Preserving Rich, Agricultural Land in the Greenbelt.

Preserving Rich, Agricultural Land in the Greenbelt Ontario Farmland Trust Secures First Conservation Easement OFT News Release Guelph,…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Aug 20, 2009

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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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