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"There is some pretty heavy clay around Milton area.  You might be able to work somet…"

Roadrunner replied Aug 13, 2014 to Heavy Clay Soil.

6 Aug 13, 2014
Reply by Roadrunner

"Hi Wayne, What did you come up with on this problem? Post a photo next time and we c…"

Roadrunner replied Aug 10, 2014 to International 990 Haybine

1 Aug 10, 2014
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"Great new reason to go to local farmers' markets. I will be buying some wine there n…"

Roadrunner replied Dec 16, 2013 to Ontario Wineries can now sell wine at local farmer's markets. What do you think?

5 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Joann

"Nice thoughts Joann. I agree with what has been written but also... I love farming…"

Roadrunner replied May 23, 2013 to I Love Farming Because...... Post your response here. Ag More Than Ever.

3 May 23, 2013
Reply by Roadrunner

"Hi Michael, What Mr Vyn is trying to do is actual research and data analysis over t…"

Roadrunner replied May 23, 2013 to Do Wind Farms Impact Ontario Farm Land Values?

2 May 23, 2013
Reply by Roadrunner

"I am happy with the run up on land prices, we own most of our farm. Prices will like…"

Roadrunner replied Apr 23, 2013 to FCC Video: Ontario Farmland Values Increased 11.9% in last six months. Will it continue to increase?

2 Apr 25, 2013
Reply by Joann

"Great job.  Thanks for representing the University of Guelph so well on a big USA st…"

Roadrunner replied Apr 23, 2013 to Congrats to the University of Guelph NAMA Student Business Competition Team Who Won Second Place in Kansas City.

6 Apr 23, 2013
Reply by Emily den Haan

"What make a model of round baler do you want to convert?  "

Roadrunner replied Apr 12, 2013 to round balers

2 Apr 13, 2013
Reply by henry baker

"We have a long way to go to get to 100 Bushels per acre. I am not sure the soybean b…"

Roadrunner replied Mar 20, 2013 to Discussing the 100 Bushel Per Acre Yield Initiative. Is this possible?

1 Mar 20, 2013
Reply by Roadrunner

"I don't disagree with you John. But isn't it better to have her at least briefed and…"

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

9 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by Joann

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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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