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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

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

Tax burdens top-of-mind concern for Ontario farmers, survey shows

By Paul Vickers, Vice President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture

We must protect farmland for the sake of future generations

By Drew Spoelstra, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Global leaders gather to take action on sustainable livestock production

Livestock are seen as both a source of greenhouse gas emissions and a solution to climate change. To help bring balance, dialogue and understanding to an often-contentious issue, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations last fall hosted the first-ever Global Conference on Sustainable Livestock Transformation. 

Feeding the Future

The agri-food industry is the most important in the world – we all need to eat. Research and innovation have enabled tremendous change in the livestock sector, and we can expect that change to increase in rate.

Cargill Dunlop Employees on Strike

Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) and the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association (OCFA) are aware of the strike action that began today as of 12:01 a.m. following the rejection of the negotiated settlement by members of UFCW Local 175 working at the Cargill Dunlop facility in Guelph. The Cargill Dunlop facility employs 950 people and processes 1,500 head of cattle per day.

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