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Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?

Statistics Canada shows that most of the horticulture/greenhouse management is reaching retirement age, and that almost all of these manage…

Started by Jamie Boland

4 Dec 7, 2011
Reply by Jamie Boland

Congratulations Joel Jarvis! Ontario farmer breaks World Record for largest squash.

At 674.3 kg or 1,486.6 pounds, Joel Jarvis' squash beats the old record of 560 kg or 1,234 pounds as confirmed by Guinness World Records…

Started by AgOntario

0 Oct 17, 2011

Ontariofresh.ca - a New Website for Growers/Farmers, Distributors & Related Groups - Register Now!

Ontariofresh.ca Offers Economic Value For Agriculture Business - New Website Coming: Focus on Business of Local Food Helps Meet Demand-   T…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 May 24, 2011

New Farmers Market Opening in Stratford. Do you visit farmers markets?

News Release, STRATFORD - Slow Food Perth County is starting a Sunday Farmers Market beginning June 6th. All farmers employing good, clea…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 May 16, 2010

Vineland Research: To deliver commercialization opportunities to the horticulture sector: Any Ideas for them?

GOVERNMENTS PARTNER TO BUILD NEW MARKETS FOR HORTICULTURE PRODUCERS This Agriculture Canada news release came in and wondered what everyone…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Oct 19, 2009

"Agriculture: The Forgotten Industry?"

View "Agriculture: The Forgotten Industry?" - Parts 1 to 5 on PublicVoice.tv http://www.publicvoice.tv/profiles/blogs/jamie-reaume-agricul

Started by AgOntario

0 Oct 15, 2009

"Marsh Madness"

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/marsh-madness/article1319792/ This is a really, really good article about the Holland Marsh ex…

Started by Avia Eek

0 Oct 10, 2009

Wet Weather in Holland Marsh

Well, usually I am a very up-beat, optimistic person. Today, not so much! This year has been really challenging. Worrying about white rot i…

Started by Avia Eek

4 Oct 10, 2009
Reply by Avia Eek

Longer Season Strawberries

Here's a look at some research at the University of Guelph - to get strawberries growing more than a few weeks in June... http://www.eHarv

Started by Andrew Campbell

0 Oct 5, 2009

Low crop prices in the Fall

Onion and carrots prices have been reasonably decent this year. Last year, not so good we were getting paid what my husband's parents did i…

Started by Avia Eek

4 Oct 1, 2009
Reply by Avia Eek

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North 49 Foods offers details on benefits of $1 million investment to prepare for foreign animal disease

With the support of the Saskatchewan Government and Sask Pork, North 49 Foods is taking steps to help the pork sector be prepared to address foreign animal disease.

Sask Pork Whole Hog youth ambassador outlines importance of public awareness for pork production

Sask Pork's Whole Hog Youth Ambassador says it's important for people to be more aware of where their food comes from and lots of other products too.

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister highlights cooperation in foreign animal disease preparedness

Saskatchewan's Minister of Agriculture says the cull line being incorporated into the North 49 sow slaughtering plant in Moose Jaw provides the infrastructure to deal with market disruptions triggered by a foreign animal disease.

North American news round-up: US pork production declines, exports increase

2022 ended well for US pork exports, with those in November the largest of 2022 in both volume and value, according to data released by US Department of Agriculture and compiled by US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

Tim Hortons offers $2 any-size classic Lattes, Cappuccinos, Americanos or Iced Lattes from Jan. 30 to Feb. 12

Starting today until Feb. 12, Tim Hortons guests can order a classic Latte, Americano, Cappuccino or Iced Latte in any size for just $2 at their local Tims or through the Tim Hortons app.

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