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Young Ontarians are Least Aware of Where their Food Comes From. What else can be done???

Farmers Feed Cities' survey results are disappointing On average, only 41 per cent of the younger generation (18-34) claim to be aware of w…

Started by AgOntario

0 Oct 5, 2011

Thank You Famers - Government of Canada Celebrates Food Day and the Best Food on Earth - What Do You Think? Do You Celebrate....

Ottawa, Ontario, July 29, 2010 – Food Day, July 31, 2010 is a perfect opportunity to recognize Canadian farmers’ hard work and dedication t…

Started by AgOntario

2 Jul 31, 2010
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

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?

FOOD INC. MOVIE TO BE BROADCAST ON PBS AND THE WEBSource: American Documentary Inc. news release Whether you're a foodie or just a food lov…

Started by Joe Dales

8 Apr 2, 2010
Reply by Grant

AgVisionTV.com The High Cost of Cheap Food. Do you agree with Dr. Charlebois? Comments

The High Cost of Cheap Food Dr. Sylvain Charlebois talks about why consumers paying less for food, doesn't help anyone. Check out this vid…

Started by Kevin Stewart

4 Dec 10, 2009
Reply by rein minnema

Why Is the World Taking Farming For Granted?

Anyone listen to the swinecast podcasts? One the other day featured a guy talking about all the stuff ready to hit the meat industry. 1. n…

Started by Roadrunner

3 Aug 29, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

Local Food Initiatives Receive Funding: A Good Idea?

In early July, the Ontario Market Investment Fund announced funding for six new projects: From The Grower website. Grown in Windsor-Essex…

Started by Sandra Dales

1 Aug 20, 2009
Reply by Sandra Dales

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Net-zero or bust: Dairy groups support it but not sure how to get there

Yes, milk will be produced with “net-zero” carbon emissions by 2050, a goal publicized earlier this year and recently reaffirmed by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) to Farmers Forum.

Farm groups team up to demand compensation for fertilizer tariff

Grain Farmers of Ontario and their Quebec counterparts are among the leading agricultural groups demanding farmers be compensated for the 35% tariff paid on Russian fertilizer this season

Disappearing farmland? Not in Eastern Ontario

Disappearing farmland? Not in Eastern Ontario. While Statistics Canada reports that Ontario farmland is disappearing at a rate of 319 acres per day, the reality on the ground in Eastern Ontario is much different.

Beef farmer vs. animal police

Warsaw beef farmer Walter Ray has largely prevailed at a provincial tribunal in his recent cost dispute with Ontario’s animal police.

Port of Oshawa Expansion to Improve Local Grain Movement

A planned $30 million expansion of the Port of Oshawa is expected to provide farmers in the central part of the province with a better means to move their grain. 

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