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"Here is a list of locations were you can sign the petition - Brussels, Livestock; Mc…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jun 16, 2010 to Petition to Fast Track Cattlemen's BSE Class Action Suit.

12 Jan 6, 2011
Reply by OntAG Admin

"Interested parties can sign a copy of the petition at Brussels Livestock, Brussels;…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jun 8, 2010 to Petition to Fast Track Cattlemen's BSE Class Action Suit.

12 Jan 6, 2011
Reply by OntAG Admin

"I failed to mention that the plaintiff in the suit holds the federal government resp…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jun 4, 2010 to Petition to Fast Track Cattlemen's BSE Class Action Suit.

12 Jan 6, 2011
Reply by OntAG Admin

"Speculation? A consortium of feed millers and a trucking co. to name a couple of the…"

John Schwartzentruber replied May 26, 2010 to Maple Leaf Launches Sale Process for Burlington Pork Plant....Any Speculation on Buyers? Thoughts?

3 Jun 11, 2010
Reply by William Hardie

"Joann, while he does not make direct mention of the points you raise, I would say he…"

John Schwartzentruber replied May 8, 2010 to AgVisionTV: Steven Blank discusses the End of Agriculture. What do you think?

4 May 8, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"Laurie, I think the probable response would refer to the "trickle down effect" as ha…"

John Schwartzentruber replied May 5, 2010 to Regulatory Burdens on Slaughter Facilities.

16 May 26, 2010
Reply by Joe Dales

"Laurie, Thank you for the invitation. I would enjoy being there and will plan accor…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Apr 13, 2010 to Regulatory Burdens on Slaughter Facilities.

16 May 26, 2010
Reply by Joe Dales

"Hummm. What IS agriculture's side of the story?"

John Schwartzentruber replied Apr 1, 2010 to Prepare for the Food Inc. Onslaught....Movie to be broadcast on PBS and online. What can be done to tell agriculture's side of the story?

8 Apr 2, 2010
Reply by Grant

"http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2435099 From the article…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 11, 2010 to Regulatory Burdens on Slaughter Facilities.

16 May 26, 2010
Reply by Joe Dales

"Apparently no one is warming to the discussion . . . I understand Don's proactive s…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 8, 2010 to Farming and Climate Change

2 Feb 10, 2010
Reply by rein minnema

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Charges laid in cattle theft investigation

With the assistance of Livestock Services of Saskatchewan (LSS), RCMP have laid several charges against a Whitewood, Sask. man for cattle rustling. On June 28, a Saskatchewan RCMP Livestock Investigator received a report from LSS about a suspicious livestock transaction. Moosomin RCMP determined 14 calves had been stolen from a farm in the RM of Silverwood in three different incidents. Further investigation determined a man stole the calves and attempted to sell them. 34-year-old Ryan Bennett from the Whitewood, Sask. area is charged with three counts of theft of cattle over $5,000, three counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, and three counts of trafficking property obtained by crime over $5,000. Bennett is scheduled to appear in court in Moosomin on Aug. 20. Seven calves have since been recovered and returned to the farm.

Manitoba Ag Hall of Fame adds four individuals

Four names have been added to the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame. Hugh Drake, Dr. Don Flaten, Dr. Allan Preston, and Fred Tait were recognized for their contributions to Manitoba’s agriculture industry at a ceremony this week at Winnipeg’s Red River Exhibition Park. The nominees for 2024 are: Hugh Drake of Elkhorn, Man. dedicated most of his life to service on various boards within the agriculture industry in Manitoba. For 14 years Drake served as a director with three different grain companies. During this time, he also sat on the Heartland Livestock board, an amalgamation of Manitoba Pool Elevators and Saskatchewan Wheat Pool livestock markets. While Drake was on the board of Heartland Livestock, they built a new auction barn at Virden, Man. which is still in operation. In the late 80’s Drake participated in the provincial debt review board and played an active role assisting farmers in financial crisis. Drake dedicated his life and time away from his own businesses and fam

Québec names 2024 Outstanding Young Farmers

Due to an important transition for Québec Outstanding Young Farmers, the winners for 2024 were revealed during summer activities held at La Grange de l'île, Île d'Orléans, on July 3.

Ontario is investing in innovative agri-food research

The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in 44 Ontario-led research and innovation projects. This investment is being made through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration between the province, the University of Guelph and Agricultural Research and Innovation Ontario (ARIO).

Ontario Hazelnut Association organizes three farm tours

The Ontario Hazelnut Association has announced three farm tours at different locations around the province to showcase the broad growing range of the tree nuts.

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