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Pork in Ontario Discussions (26)

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Wednesday's Pork Meeting - Dire Situation

Here is a report on last night's meeting in Stratford - from AM920 CKNX in Wingham. There were some dire predictions at a pork industry m…

Started by Andrew Campbell

2 Sep 11, 2009
Reply by pigsrgr8

mcguinty laughs at pig farmers

from cbc - Seven pink piglets in a makeshift pigpen were left outside Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty's constituency office on Kilborn Aven…

Started by Rocky

1 Aug 30, 2009
Reply by pigsrgr8

Grassroots efforts to support the pork industry - are there others out there?

Local Veterinarian Encourages Canadian Families to Make a Difference for the Pork Industry Linwood, ON, July 28, 2009 – A TV public servic…

Started by OntAG Admin

4 Aug 29, 2009
Reply by pigsrgr8

NPPC Voodoo Economics

Here's a piece from a commentary from Larry Martin... "Nevertheless, an official of the NPPC, quoted today (August 26), says that the prog…

Started by Andrew Campbell

0 Aug 27, 2009

Pork Producer Meeting!!

From the Beginning Farmers Group... Pork Producers Meeting Embro Arena Thursday August 27, 2009 7:00 PM The Beginning Farmer Group is init…

Started by Andrew Campbell

0 Aug 25, 2009

Canadian Pork Council Pleased with Government Support....Are You?

CPC Pleased With Government Support. CPC news release Ottawa, ON – Canadian pork producers are pleased to see the federal government’s co…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Aug 20, 2009

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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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