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""Swedes Debate Meat Tax Proposal - Western meat consumption must decrease, says Swed…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 26, 2013 to Will Kathleen Wynne be a good minister of agriculture?

9 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by Joann

"The fact that we have been given a part-time and totally urbanized  Agriculture Mini…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 24, 2013 to Will Kathleen Wynne be a good minister of agriculture?

9 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by Joann

"Many believe that the key to re-accreditation for the NFU-O is that they be less voc…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 14, 2013 to NFU-Ontario Disappointed with OMAFRA Tribunal Decision to Dismiss FRFOF Application. How do you feel about it?

1 Jan 14, 2013
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

"Surprisingly high yields in Brussels area. 40's, 50's and even some in the high 60's…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Sep 27, 2012 to Soybean harvest has started - share your results and progress here ...

20 Sep 30, 2012
Reply by OntAG Admin

"Not surprisingly, that is exactly the kind of spin one would expect coming from the…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 2, 2012 to Does ethanol production hurt livestock farmers? The latest report seems to think so...

2 Feb 2, 2012
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

"The effect on adjacent property value alone is an issue of serious legal implication…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 1, 2012 to Do you agree with the OFA that no more wind turbines should be built until a number of issues are dealt with?

37 Mar 1, 2012
Reply by Colette McLean

"BINGO! (Unless, of course, the OFA suddenly developed a conscience on this isuue .…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 24, 2012 to Do you agree with the OFA that no more wind turbines should be built until a number of issues are dealt with?

37 Mar 1, 2012
Reply by Colette McLean

"Well, not surprising really! Someone is going to have to pay for those solar tracker…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 5, 2012 to Smart Meters and high consumption

21 Jan 5, 2012
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

"My apologies on mistaking your intent. I see now where you are coming from.   I coul…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Nov 27, 2011 to Supply management is in the spotlight again. What will this mean for the dairy, chicken, egg & turkey farmers?

31 Feb 23, 2012
Reply by Therese BEaulieu

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John Schwartzentruber replied Nov 25, 2011 to Supply management is in the spotlight again. What will this mean for the dairy, chicken, egg & turkey farmers?

31 Feb 23, 2012
Reply by Therese BEaulieu

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

Ministry wants residents to 'squeal' on wild pigs

Officials from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry want residents to report any sightings of wild pigs, including in Chatham-Kent, where someone captured a photo of two of these animals on a farm last fall.

Can Micro-Nutrients make a Macro Difference for Piglets?

Given how piglets scramble for a teat like Boxing Day shoppers at Best Buy, they clearly need their nutrients. Yet in light of the demands of the weaning phase, are piglets getting enough through natural means to ensure optimal health and performance? Addressing that question and possible solutions was the focus of the research project “Nutrients with extra-nutritional value for newborns: Micronutrients and colostral biofactors”.

Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island provide support to potato and horticulture industry

Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau and Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, were at Wilfred MacMillan & Sons’ farm today to announce new support for Island potato growers under the AgriRecovery Framework.

Canada's Ministers of Agriculture meet to drive a strong and innovative agriculture and agri-food sector

The Federal, Provincial, and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their two-day annual meeting in Quebec City today, co-chaired by Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and André Lamontagne, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food for Quebec.

Animal Care: Yes, It’s Our Job. It’s Also Our Ethical Responsibility

As one of the We CareSM Principles, maintaining the highest standards for animal care is a top priority on my pig farm for many reasons. It’s paramount to our success as pig farmers on multiple levels.

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