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Pork in Ontario Discussions (26)

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Quebec changes rules for ag funding

November 19, 2009 - Article from Better Farming It’s unclear how new stabilization rules will affect pork production outside the province…

Started by Brooke Leystra

0 Nov 25, 2009

Weekly Pork Market Commodity Price Report - Some Good News on Pork Exports.

Weekly Pork Market Video Commentary. The US exports are up which is good but growth into Canada is not helpful in our Ontario market. htt…

Started by Moe Agostino

0 Nov 25, 2009

Supply Management for Pigs

Here's a story from CFCO radio in Chatham... Hog producers who had been hoping for a supply managed system, similar to the dairy and egg b…

Started by Rocky

12 Nov 18, 2009
Reply by pigsrgr8

staus quo

where do people get the idea from that I am asking for status quo

Started by rein minnema

0 Oct 22, 2009

Minnema Appeal Asks for Order requiring Ontario Pork to Clarify Position

NEWS RELEASE Guelph, September 4, 2009. The Minnema Appeal of the Pork Marketing Decision has asked for an order that requires Ontario Por…

Started by Elbert van Donkersgoed

3 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by JoAnne Caughill

Recovery Plan for Ontario Pork Industry

Grassroots producers have worked at trying to put forward a Recovery Plan for the Ontario Pork Industry. It is an article for discussion an…

Started by JoAnne Caughill

5 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by JoAnne Caughill

Quebec's impact on Ontario Hog Farmers

After reading yesterday's post about ASRA's latest payout to Quebec hog farmers I did some simple math and based on the amount of market ho…

Started by Stewart Skinner

4 Oct 9, 2009
Reply by rein minnema

VIDEO link explaining what the COOL WTO dispute is about

Video clip explaining what the COOL WTO dispute is about: http://watch.bnn.ca/#clip221862 - perspective on the Canadian exporters live catt…

Started by AgOntario

0 Oct 8, 2009

Time for delivery of aid for pork sector

By Bette Jean Crews, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture With thousands of pork producers in Ontario unable to maintain their far…

Started by Wayne Black

0 Oct 2, 2009

When will the media get it?

I read this article today from Meatingplace.com regarding the use of "H1N1 flu" in the media. I find it interesting that once the negativit…

Started by Wayne Black

3 Sep 18, 2009
Reply by Ron Steenbergen


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

Consolidation Announcement

Canarm AgSystems is consolidating Shakespeare operations (Faromor – A Canarm Company) into our Arthur facility and transferring agricultural fan production to our Brockville location. Faromor- A Canarm Company is a leading manufacturer of natural ventilation with a history dating back to 1978. Today, Faromor has become an icon for natural ventilation systems worldwide, by strongly promoting and emphasizing product development, improvement and continually adding to their product offering. To date, this has all been done from the Shakespeare, Ontario facility. 

New Cannabis Industry Event Arrives at the District in 2022

The Western Fair Association has partnered with CannabisWiki to organize a first-of-its-kind agricultural cannabis event in our region.  CannabisWiki Conference & Expo?is set?to be hosted at?the?Western Fair District, Agriplex,?June 15?& 16,?2022. Cannabis is changing Canada’s agriculture landscape, with revenues on par with the Canadian Dairy industry. CannabisWiki is proud to bring a cannabis show to Middlesex-London, Ontario - the agricultural hub for Southwestern Ontario. The twoday event?will showcase cannabis industry innovations in the region, across the country and help to bring awareness about London and Middlesex as a world-leader in agriculture, agribusiness, and plant derived medicines. The goal of the show is to foster regional and national B2B networking opportunities and to bolster Middlesex-London’s reputation as a diversified agricultural hub.?

GMO crops and glyphosate use can offer carbon sequestration benefits, Canadian study suggests

University of Saskatchewan research has concluded that genetically modified canola and the use of glyphosate have increased carbon sequestration in the soil and reduced CO2 emissions from Canadian farmland. “There is a complementary relationship between the adoption of herbicide-tolerant (HT) canola and conservation tillage, resulting in corresponding changes in GHG emissions,” says a paper published in the journal Sustainability in October. “Saskatchewan farmers have confirmed just how crucial the use of glyphosate is with the complementary technology of HT crops… (to) maintain sustainable land management practices.”

Government-Industry potato working group assembles to help affected farmers in Prince Edward Island

The Government of Canada is working with the Province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) and industry to support PEI farmers following the recent suspension of certification of fresh potatoes from PEI to the United States. The newly formed Government-Industry Potato Working Group met on Wednesday, November 24 for initial discussions.

Ag sector welcomes ASEAN trade talks

At least three ag organizations are pleased with free trade discussions with ASEAN

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