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"I don't think that anyone should be labeled "racist" for making some factual observa…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 9, 2010 to .Foreign Interests.

7 Feb 1, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"How could anyone say that god is too heavy handed?"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 7, 2010 to Agricorp too heavy handed?

2 Feb 3, 2010
Reply by Joann

"Dale, I've found both FCC and BMO to be first rate for our needs. Very flexible and…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Dec 28, 2009 to Just how big a mortgage can people carry?

7 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Steve Twynstra

"Wayne, it almost sounds like you are campaigning for Trish Jordan's job. "

John Schwartzentruber replied Dec 17, 2009 to Monsanto Seed Business Role Revealed in the US Mainstream Media. Any Thoughts?

16 Jan 9, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"Because Monsanto has billions of dollars for lawyers and the farmer doesn't. Might m…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Dec 17, 2009 to I don't understand

4 Jan 4, 2010
Reply by rein minnema

"Ya think, maybe? "

John Schwartzentruber replied Dec 16, 2009 to Monsanto Seed Business Role Revealed in the US Mainstream Media. Any Thoughts?

16 Jan 9, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"I'm sure that Monsanto has the farmer's best interests at heart. Wouldn't they?"

John Schwartzentruber replied Dec 15, 2009 to Monsanto Seed Business Role Revealed in the US Mainstream Media. Any Thoughts?

16 Jan 9, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"I think this topics suffers from generalizations. But that's O.K..; generalizations…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Oct 9, 2009 to Buying local or buying effectively?

2 Oct 10, 2009
Reply by Avia Eek

"Good points. "

John Schwartzentruber replied Oct 4, 2009 to Grocery Bill Up - Farmers Share Down

20 Oct 5, 2009
Reply by OntAG Admin

"(I am dropping the sign-in name in favor of my own.) Has "the problem" actually bee…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Oct 3, 2009 to Grocery Bill Up - Farmers Share Down

20 Oct 5, 2009
Reply by OntAG Admin

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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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