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"I did not know Dr Ablett very well but did have some contact with him in the soybean…"

Joe Dales replied Apr 13, 2010 to Ontario Agriculture Loses Dr. Gary Ablett to Cancer...

1 Apr 13, 2010
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"Hi Grant: You have some good points....I have not seen Food Inc. I plan to rent it…"

Joe Dales 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
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"I noticed that Bill Murdock also said Toronto should separate from rural Ontario bec…"

Joe Dales replied Mar 16, 2010 to Article from the Ottawa Citizen - Cute animals are just as delicious as ugly ones

2 Mar 18, 2010
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"The laptop is becoming pretty inexpensive so that is likely a good choice for most p…"

Joe Dales replied Mar 13, 2010 to Would you buy a laptop or a desktop?

5 Mar 13, 2010
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"Terrific turn out to the Farmshow on Day 1. Today - In the AgriPlex - Planter Demo…"

Joe Dales replied Mar 11, 2010 to Remember Western Fair Farm Show in London March 10,11,12. Drop by the New AgriPlex and Visit the Farms.com Cyber Cafe.

2 Mar 11, 2010
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"Did you guys see the AgVisionTV show interviewing a few Canadian pork industry leade…"

Joe Dales replied Mar 1, 2010 to future of our pork industry

3 Mar 1, 2010
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"Here are some other comments that were sent to us by our website visitors on this to…"

Joe Dales replied Feb 28, 2010 to Do you want your kids to farm?

14 Dec 13, 2011
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"This email was sent to me and an Ontario pork producer asked me to post it for other…"

Joe Dales replied Feb 23, 2010 to OASC

8 Jul 31, 2010
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"The Toronto Farm Show begins today....drop by our booth and say hi. Andrew, Frank a…"

Joe Dales replied Feb 17, 2010 to Drop by the Farms.com booth at the Toronto Farm Show

2 Feb 17, 2010
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"We are going to be in Hall 2 at booth 2726. Drop by and visit with the Farms.com tea…"

Joe Dales replied Feb 11, 2010 to Drop by the Farms.com booth at the Toronto Farm Show

2 Feb 17, 2010
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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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