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"This is where the people who "plan" our communities need to be aware of the importan…"

Avia Eek replied May 18, 2010 to Fight on over farm noise. How do you get along with your nonfarming neighbours?

3 May 23, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"I realize this movie is American based, but Canadian Farmers face many similar chall…"

Avia Eek replied Apr 1, 2010 to Prepare for the Food Inc. Onslaught....Movie to be broadcast on PBS and online. What can be done to tell agriculture's side of the story?

8 Apr 2, 2010
Reply by Grant

"Well said, Joann. "

Avia Eek replied Jan 18, 2010 to Preserving rich, agricultural land in the greenbelt

12 Jan 20, 2010
Reply by Tony Gaetano

"Hi Rein. I have to agree with you. We elect these officials thinking they will prote…"

Avia Eek replied Jan 18, 2010 to Preserving rich, agricultural land in the greenbelt

12 Jan 20, 2010
Reply by Tony Gaetano

"I couldn't have put it better myself, Tony, but I cannot take the credit--we have an…"

Avia Eek replied Jan 15, 2010 to Preserving rich, agricultural land in the greenbelt

12 Jan 20, 2010
Reply by Tony Gaetano

"I have more of a statement to make, since I haven't read the paper yet--will get to…"

Avia Eek replied Dec 17, 2009 to Farm Org. Funding.

5 Jan 31, 2010
Reply by Ken McCormack

"So, the OFA is against solar farms on prime agricultural land. What about 393 MW, na…"

Avia Eek replied Oct 10, 2009 to OFA opposes solar farm installations on farmland

13 Feb 21, 2010
Reply by newbie

"Buying local IS a good idea. For one thing, it's more nutritious when it's fresh, an…"

Avia Eek replied Oct 10, 2009 to Buying local or buying effectively?

2 Oct 10, 2009
Reply by Avia Eek

"Yes it is. When the dollar is high, exporting our produce gets a little trickier. Go…"

Avia Eek replied Oct 10, 2009 to Wet Weather in Holland Marsh

4 Oct 10, 2009
Reply by Avia Eek

"There's going to be lots of cull onions, but I don't think cattle or pigs would even…"

Avia Eek replied Oct 9, 2009 to Wet Weather in Holland Marsh

4 Oct 10, 2009
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Ministry wants residents to 'squeal' on wild pigs

Officials from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry want residents to report any sightings of wild pigs, including in Chatham-Kent, where someone captured a photo of two of these animals on a farm last fall.

Can Micro-Nutrients make a Macro Difference for Piglets?

Given how piglets scramble for a teat like Boxing Day shoppers at Best Buy, they clearly need their nutrients. Yet in light of the demands of the weaning phase, are piglets getting enough through natural means to ensure optimal health and performance? Addressing that question and possible solutions was the focus of the research project “Nutrients with extra-nutritional value for newborns: Micronutrients and colostral biofactors”.

Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island provide support to potato and horticulture industry

Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau and Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, were at Wilfred MacMillan & Sons’ farm today to announce new support for Island potato growers under the AgriRecovery Framework.

Canada's Ministers of Agriculture meet to drive a strong and innovative agriculture and agri-food sector

The Federal, Provincial, and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their two-day annual meeting in Quebec City today, co-chaired by Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and André Lamontagne, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food for Quebec.

Animal Care: Yes, It’s Our Job. It’s Also Our Ethical Responsibility

As one of the We CareSM Principles, maintaining the highest standards for animal care is a top priority on my pig farm for many reasons. It’s paramount to our success as pig farmers on multiple levels.

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