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

Canada and Nova Scotia Launch $1M Program to Protect Farm Workers

The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia have reached a new agreement that will see the Government of Canada invest $983,500, for a total of up to $1,229,375 available funding, under the Emergency On-Farm Support Fund to protect farm workers in Nova Scotia. The federal funding will be delivered by the Nova Scotia’s Department of Agriculture.

New Report Sends Warning about Ramifications of Lack of Farmer Support by Canadian Government

Atlantic Grain Council, Grain Farmers of Quebec (Producteurs de grains du Québec), and Grain Farmers of Ontario draw attention to a recent report warning the Canadian government of the consequences of its continued lack of support for farmers in the face of heightened competitive disadvantages with respect to U.S. farmers.

Ontario Supporting Farmers Through Research Investments

Ontario is investing $6.52 million into more than 40 agri-food research projects that will support the production of safe, high-quality food, stimulate economic growth, and contribute to even more environmentally friendly agriculture practices.

4-H Ontario congratulates the Provincial winners of Go For The Gold 2020

4-H Ontario is thrilled to announce the provincial winners of the 2020 Go For The Gold competition (GFTG), with John Taylor (President/CEO of OMIA) present at the virtual event, sponsored by Ontario Mutual.

Ont. counties call for tax updates

Representatives of several counties in Ontario recently expressed concern over the property valuation and taxation processes for aggregate sites.

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