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"Thanks Joann.   Lots of research needs to be done to understand a complex issue rega…"

Joe Dales replied Jun 7, 2015 to What Should Be Done To Defend Modern Agriculture?

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"Interesting point on the number of farmers per riding. It is likely less in the Grea…"

Joe Dales replied May 21, 2014 to Anyone having difficulty deciding who to vote for in the Ontario election? Who do I dislike the least?

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Joe Dales replied Mar 18, 2014 to U of Guelph Closing Kemptville and Alfred Ag College Campuses?

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"Shawn Damen of DuPont Pioneer talks about the farmer winners at the Ontario Corn Yie…"

Joe Dales replied Jan 21, 2014 to High Corn Yield Tips From Winners at Ontario Corn Yield Challenge Event.

3 Jan 21, 2014
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"Mark Eddy from Paris, Ontario was a winner in the DuPont Pioneer Ontario Corn Yield…"

Joe Dales replied Jan 21, 2014 to High Corn Yield Tips From Winners at Ontario Corn Yield Challenge Event.

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"  Farmer Randy Vandeheede from Simcoe, Ontario winner of the Dupont Pioneer Ontario…"

Joe Dales replied Jan 21, 2014 to High Corn Yield Tips From Winners at Ontario Corn Yield Challenge Event.

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"I suggest that you find a market gardening operation that you can help near where yo…"

Joe Dales replied Nov 22, 2013 to Are we ready for farming?

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Joe Dales replied Oct 8, 2013 to Farming under attack: What do you think of the A&W Better Burger TV ad and Chipotle "Scarecrow" Video? Concerns?

3 Oct 14, 2013
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"Some photos pulled together by Amanda Brodhagen. Find more photos like this on Ontar…"

Joe Dales replied Jul 18, 2013 to Has anyone started harvesting your wheat yet? Post your yields and quality here.

4 Aug 1, 2013
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"Hi Elizabeth and Emily, Does the whole team have summer or permanent jobs when they…"

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

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Charges laid in cattle theft investigation

With the assistance of Livestock Services of Saskatchewan (LSS), RCMP have laid several charges against a Whitewood, Sask. man for cattle rustling. On June 28, a Saskatchewan RCMP Livestock Investigator received a report from LSS about a suspicious livestock transaction. Moosomin RCMP determined 14 calves had been stolen from a farm in the RM of Silverwood in three different incidents. Further investigation determined a man stole the calves and attempted to sell them. 34-year-old Ryan Bennett from the Whitewood, Sask. area is charged with three counts of theft of cattle over $5,000, three counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, and three counts of trafficking property obtained by crime over $5,000. Bennett is scheduled to appear in court in Moosomin on Aug. 20. Seven calves have since been recovered and returned to the farm.

Manitoba Ag Hall of Fame adds four individuals

Four names have been added to the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame. Hugh Drake, Dr. Don Flaten, Dr. Allan Preston, and Fred Tait were recognized for their contributions to Manitoba’s agriculture industry at a ceremony this week at Winnipeg’s Red River Exhibition Park. The nominees for 2024 are: Hugh Drake of Elkhorn, Man. dedicated most of his life to service on various boards within the agriculture industry in Manitoba. For 14 years Drake served as a director with three different grain companies. During this time, he also sat on the Heartland Livestock board, an amalgamation of Manitoba Pool Elevators and Saskatchewan Wheat Pool livestock markets. While Drake was on the board of Heartland Livestock, they built a new auction barn at Virden, Man. which is still in operation. In the late 80’s Drake participated in the provincial debt review board and played an active role assisting farmers in financial crisis. Drake dedicated his life and time away from his own businesses and fam

Québec names 2024 Outstanding Young Farmers

Due to an important transition for Québec Outstanding Young Farmers, the winners for 2024 were revealed during summer activities held at La Grange de l'île, Île d'Orléans, on July 3.

Ontario is investing in innovative agri-food research

The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in 44 Ontario-led research and innovation projects. This investment is being made through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration between the province, the University of Guelph and Agricultural Research and Innovation Ontario (ARIO).

Ontario Hazelnut Association organizes three farm tours

The Ontario Hazelnut Association has announced three farm tours at different locations around the province to showcase the broad growing range of the tree nuts.

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