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Are you a farmer in SW Ontario? - Fill out this survey on Precision Agriculture and Broadband!

Connectivity and Precision Agriculture in SW Ontario Crop Farming GUELPH, ONTARIO (October 18, 2016) – Researchers at the Ontario Agricultu…

Started by Emily Duncan

0 Oct 18, 2016

WANTED: pictures of barns missing boards for a story on thieves

I need pictures of old barns missing boards  and stories about cedar fence rail thieves and barn board thieves - do they ever get caught?…

Started by Robert Campbell

0 Jun 15, 2015

Ontario Wineries can now sell wine at local farmer's markets. What do you think?

The province of Ontario released a statement today announcing they will be allowing Ontario VQA wines to be sold at local farmer’s markets:…

Started by OntAG Admin

5 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Joann

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

For Farmers Considering Solar: Letter to the Editor from Brad Duguid Minister of Energy on Ontario’s MicroFIT Program

Letter To The Editor in the Chatham-Kent Daily Post: Ontario’s MicroFIT Programby Brad Duguid, Minister of EnergyThousands of Ontario famil…

Started by OntAG Admin

2 Jul 3, 2011
Reply by Colette McLean

Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Ontario v. Fraser - Ban on Farm Unions Constitutional

The Supreme Court ruling handed down this morning in the case of Fraser v. Ontario is a great victory for the Attorney General and the farm…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Apr 29, 2011

Ontario budget delivers new risk management program for Ontario farmers

Ontario Agricultural Sustainability Coalition (OASC)   News Release   For Immediate Release                                                …

Started by OntAG Admin

8 Apr 1, 2011
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

Video from the Tractor Pull at the Farm Machinery Show in Louisville - Is this the Best Farm Show to Attend?

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Mar 16, 2011
Reply by Mackenna Roth

Grey County Beef Farmer Wins 2011 Ontario Pasture Award

The sponsors of the Ontario Pasture Award - the Ontario Cattlemen's Association (OCA), MAPLESEED and the Ontario Forage Council (OFC) - are…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Feb 23, 2011

Simcoe County Couple Wins 2011 Environmental Stewardship Award

The Ontario Cattlemen's Association (OCA) is pleased to announce that John and Rosemary Dunsmore of Shanty Bay are the winners…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Feb 23, 2011

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Tight Chinese pork supply to ease by fourth quarter: agriculture official

Construction of pig farms and rapid restocking will ease tight pork supply from the fourth quarter, an official at China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Monday. Stocks of productive sows have increased by 28.6% compared with the level in September 2019, official news agency Xinhua cited Yang Zhenhai, director of the animal husbandry and veterinary bureau under the ministry, as saying at a media briefing.

Solutions to Strengthen Our Agri-Food Chain - Sollio Cooperative Group

During the lockdown, Canadians showed a renewed interest in Canadian agricultural products. This increased consumer enthusiasm for their agri-food sector provides an opportunity to reinvest in agriculture and food processing. Everywhere, thousands of jobs have been suspended or lost across many sectors. The gradual resumption of economic activity will help to some extent, but it will take time.

USDA Releases July WASDE Report

The USDA released its July WASDE report on Friday. Dan Basse is president of AgResource Company in Chicago. "The market has reacted somewhat negatively...the report didn't have any major surprises," said Basse. "Maybe a surprise in the report is that China soybean imports were left at 96 million metric tons, both in this crop year, which is just about over with, and the new crop year. USDA is not forecasting that China will take additional soybeans or oilseed crops in that time frame."

VIDO-InterVac Expects to Begin Human COVID-19 Vaccine Trials By Fall

The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac expects to be ready by fall to begin testing in humans a newly developed vaccine to protect against COVID-19.

AALP Class 18 extended four to six months due to COVID

The Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) curriculum is renowned for its interactive participant seminars, study tours and exposure to world-wide networks.

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