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"Lots of farmers are using the new Farms.com websites for Classified Ads and Used Far…"

OntAG Admin replied Feb 21, 2016 to Lots of farm items for sale!

2 Feb 21, 2016
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"For next spring and summer?"

OntAG Admin replied Oct 29, 2015 to Agricultural Drones (UAV)

1 Oct 29, 2015
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"Adoption of Precision Agriculture technology and practices continues to increase in…"

OntAG Admin replied Jul 10, 2015 to GPS area measurement and guidance. Precision farming in Canada.

1 Jul 10, 2015
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"Here is the Information provided by the group of agriculture associations including…"

OntAG Admin replied Feb 2, 2015 to Ontario BeeKeepers' Association Responds To Misleading Media Campaign - Neonics.

2 Feb 7, 2015
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"Article in today's Financial Post: Bees, bans and bungling: How an anti-pesticide ca…"

OntAG Admin replied Nov 7, 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

"The government is investing $713,000 to Martin’s Family Fruit Farm to adapt their pr…"

OntAG Admin replied Nov 2, 2014 to Wynne Makes Pitch in China to Alibaba to Sell Ontario Agri-Food Products. Is there anything Ontario farmers or the ag industry can do to help?

1 Nov 2, 2014
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"National Geographic Article: Engineer Sees Big Possibilities in Micro-robots, Includ…"

OntAG Admin replied Oct 18, 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

"Great article in the Guelph Mercury today by Terry Daynard:  Neonic ban not support…"

OntAG Admin replied Oct 16, 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

"Responses on Twitter: EricKaiser46:33am via Twitter for iPhone @OntAg 30% clay is N…"

OntAG Admin replied Aug 12, 2014 to Heavy Clay Soil.

6 Aug 13, 2014
Reply by Roadrunner

"How much clay do you need for the cricket pitch? Truckloads?"

OntAG Admin replied Aug 11, 2014 to Heavy Clay Soil.

6 Aug 13, 2014
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Five start-ups will show off their achievements on Demo Day and try to convince investors that they have what it takes to reinvent dairy

Agropur Cooperative is holding its first Demo Day in Montreal. The event is the culmination of Agropur's Inno Accel business accelerator program, the first of its kind in the North American dairy industry. The five start-ups in the first Inno Accel cohort will present their businesses and achievements to an audience drawn from the North American entrepreneurial ecosystem and try to convince a select group of invited potential investors to back their businesses and help them grow.

Ontario Announced New Accountability Measures on Government Spending

After 15 years of the previous government's fiscal mismanagement, Ontario's Government continues to keep its promise of achieving value for every taxpayer dollar spent. On Tuesday, Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy announced the launch of the new Audit and Accountability Committee.

Ontario's To Cut Red Tape to Make Ontario a Top Destination for Global Investments

Ontario is cutting red tape to make it easier for international companies to invest, do business and create jobs in the province. Premier Doug Ford spoke at the 2018 Toronto Global Forum, an event organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas.

Statement on the Feast or Famine report

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett made the following statement in reaction to the release of the Feast or Famine report on the impacts of climate change and carbon pricing, released on December 11th by the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Canada’s coal power phase-out reaches another milestone

Making a transition to cleaner energy helps cut carbon pollution and positions us to take advantage of the $26 trillion global opportunity presented by the transition to clean energy and climate action. Phasing out coal also reduces our exposure to harmful air pollutants from coal plants, protecting our health by improving the quality of the air we breathe. Accelerating the phase-out of coal will result in 260 avoided premature mortalities; 40,000 fewer asthma episodes; and 190,000 fewer days of breathing difficulty and reduced activity in Canada by 2055.

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