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"Enough said. Thank you OBA. Unfortunately, it is an uphill battle when the Ag Chem i…"

Colin Lundy replied Feb 7, 2015 to Ontario BeeKeepers' Association Responds To Misleading Media Campaign - Neonics.

2 Feb 7, 2015
Reply by Colin Lundy

"OK, there are some problems with the government approach to banning neonics, but it…"

Colin Lundy replied Feb 7, 2015 to GFO: Grain Farming Under Attack by Ontario Government - How do you feel about the Neonic Issue?

1 Feb 7, 2015
Reply by Colin Lundy

"First thing: I am an organic farmer and a beekeeper, so I am not the biggest fan of…"

Colin Lundy replied Dec 12, 2014 to Interesting video on Colony Collapse Disorder on decreasing bee populations. What do you think can further explain this complex bee problem?

4 Dec 12, 2014
Reply by Colin Lundy

"This survey has been closed. Time to analyze and report and then put reports into ac…"

Colin Lundy replied Apr 2, 2013 to Farmer Needs Assessment Survey - Organic Management

2 Apr 2, 2013
Reply by Colin Lundy

"This survey is to help Canadian Organic Growers understand what motivates farmers to…"

Colin Lundy replied Feb 15, 2013 to Farmer Needs Assessment Survey - Organic Management

2 Apr 2, 2013
Reply by Colin Lundy

"Well put Joann. I'd be curious to read some other farmers comment on their actual ne…"

Colin Lundy replied May 25, 2012 to Farmer salaries up 35%! This Maclean's article should entice some young farmers into the industry..

4 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by Roadrunner

"Try checking out Farm Link, www.farmlink.net, a project of Farm Start: www.farmstart…"

Colin Lundy replied Mar 30, 2012 to cooperative farms, shared farms

8 Apr 10, 2012
Reply by OntAG Admin

"Really interesting stuff about effects of ethanol in engine. I am not such an expert…"

Colin Lundy replied Feb 24, 2011 to What do you think of the new 2% Biodiesel Fuel Content Mandate?

10 Nov 6, 2013
Reply by Arron Burns

"Hmmmm, Kenny does make some good points regarding the benefits of a biofuel policy,…"

Colin Lundy replied Feb 15, 2011 to What do you think of the new 2% Biodiesel Fuel Content Mandate?

10 Nov 6, 2013
Reply by Arron Burns

"This is a real problem, which is why there is so much concern over the possible rele…"

Colin Lundy replied Jan 18, 2011 to Environmentally Responsible Farming: What does it mean to you?

10 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by Bristow


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

2021 Canola Seasonal Summary

There were about 33,000 acres of spring canola insured by Agricorp in 2021. Compared to 2020, total acres of spring canola decreased in regions south of Huntsville and increased in regions north of Huntsville. There were over 14,500 acres of canola seeded in Temiskaming District, which is a significant increase from 9300 acres last year and is the highest acreage since 2011 when 25,000 acres were seeded to spring canola.

The Nourish Network releases Annual Trend Report for Food, Beverage, and Agriculture for 2022

Nourish Food Marketing, Canada's only full-service marketing agency working exclusively with food, beverage, and agricultural clients, in partnership with Kahntact, leading marketers in the agriculture, food, and life science sectors, have released their annual Trend Report. After an unforgettable year for all of us, the 2022 Nourish Network Trend Report expands on 11 unique trends coming out of this shared global experience and suggests how we can start looking ahead and start thinking about the beginning of the end.

UPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running

UPL Ltd. has been ranked by Sustainalytics as the highest performing top-tier global crop protection company for overall sustainability performance in the 2021 ESG Risk Rating. With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system. Sustainalytics provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data to institutional investors and companies, and produces an annual report into the sustainability performance of companies working in a range of sectors. The criteria assessed by Sustainalytics includes UPL's successes in managing Corporate Governance, Community Relations, Business Ethics, and Carbon footprint.

Can I Plant Corn in Rotation After Canola?

Planting corn after a crop of canola is generally not recommended, and the reason why has to do with beneficial fungi living in the soil. However, some studies and anecdotal experience in Ontario have shown that this rotation is not always problematic.

City of Hamilton votes to protect farmland

The City of Hamilton voted to protect 1,310 hectares of land

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