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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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Annual Convention 2022 – Registration now open

As you know, the NSFGA 2022 Annual Convention on January 26 has morphed from an in-person to a hybrid to a fully virtual event over the space of a few weeks.

Cancellation of CropConnect Conference 2022

With the recent extensions of public health orders, the CropConnect committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2022 CropConnect Conference.   We were looking forward to reconnecting with everyone, but the health and safety of our attendees and exhibitors are our top priority.  The hosting committee, made up of representation from your provincial commodity associations, have deemed that the reduced venue capacities make this event fiscally irresponsible to host.  

QUÉBEC PARMENTIER ACQUIRES SEED PRODUCER

Que´bec Parmentier has announced the acquisition of Ferme G. G. & A. Montminy, a renowned and large-scale seed potato producer located in the Pe´ribonka region of Québec. It’s located on the north shore of Lac Saint-Jean.

KOPPERT REVEALS NEW BRANDING

After nearly 30 years, the biological crop control company has changed its logo and visual identity. 

Part-time farmers: How to make the best tax planning decisions

To make the most of tax planning, it’s important to identify what type of farming operation you’re running and how much of your time is spent on farming activities. In general, farmers fall into three categories: full-time, part-time or hobby.

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