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Photos from 2017 Northumberland Beef Farmers BBQ in Dartford, Ont, 06 July

Hey readers and beef farming enthusiasts, here are photos from annual Northumberland Beef Farmers BBQ which was held this year on Ryan Camp…

Started by Robert Campbell

1 May 30, 2018
Reply by Chris RAlph

Seeking permission to hunt private land

  Hi, my brother and I (both mature hunters) grew up in Northern Ontario and relocated to Toronto for employment. We are looking for permis…

Started by Matt D

0 Sep 18, 2012

Video from the Ayr 2011 Vintage Tractors and Farm Machinery Show

Started by AgOntario

0 May 23, 2011

Check out the Liberal government’s “Rural Canada Matters” strategy

“A Liberal government will be there for flexible, bankable farm programs built from the ‘farm up, not Ottawa down,’” Mr. Ignatieff said at…

Started by Sandra Dales

1 Apr 6, 2011
Reply by OntAG Admin

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

Litwin Farms of Highgate.- Conservation Farm of the Year...

LITWIN FARMS OF HIGHGATE-C-K CONSERVATION FARM OF THE YEAR 02/16/11 l- r Dave Emery( 2nd Vice-President, Kent Soil and Crop Improvement A…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Feb 22, 2011

OFA's Ted Cowan: "Farmers can take part in MicroFIT Program to supply power and earn extra income."

Ted Cowan, Research for the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) discusses solar panels and the microFIT program:

Started by OntAG Admin

2 Feb 9, 2011
Reply by Joann

Great Harvest 2010 Video - Keep sending us links or subscribing and we will post them up

"Welcome to the Farm" The Brekveld Corn Harvest 2010  

Started by OntAG Admin

6 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by OntAG Admin

In LF Press: Health and safety program initiated four years ago by the Ontario government is ‘pathetic'

In today's London Free Press Farm inspections fall exceedingly short Health and safety program initiated four years ago by the Ontario gove…

Started by AgOntario

1 Oct 9, 2010
Reply by Bristow

Ontario boy, 3, survives tractor accident and is recovering in hospital...

A 3-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after his father accidentally ran him over with a tractor.Chatham–Kent police said officers were…

Started by AgOntario

0 Jul 30, 2010

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Canopy Growth acquires hemp company AgriNextUSA in a move to boost U.S. business

Canopy Growth Corp. has acquired AgriNextUSA, in a move to boost its hemp business in the United States. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Canopy says AgriNextUSA chief executive Geoff Whaling will join Canopy Growth USA as a strategic adviser. It says Whaling is considered a hemp pioneer and a leading advocate for the sector in the United States.

Agriculture, trade ministers will testify in April on Chinese canola issue

A pair of federal cabinet ministers have been called on to testify before a parliamentary committee on China's move to reject canola shipments from one of Canada's largest grain producers.

Fine-tuning Nitrogen Strategies on Corn

The nitrogen (N) fertility algorithm proposed at the recent Eastern Ontario Crop Conference by Dr. Dave Hooker, University of Guelph- Ridgetown Campus, was “80% of the recommended N applied pre-plant, then 1 lb/ac of additional N for each millimetre (mm) of rain from the V7 to VT corn growth stage.”

Chronic Wasting Disease a Concern for Ontario

Last weekend CFFO staff attended the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters’ Conference on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) to learn from the scientists about the potential threat of CWD entering Ontario. CWD, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects members of the deer family, including white-tailed deer, moose, elk, caribou, and mule deer, among others.

To Clean or Not to Clean? Managing DON in Grain Corn

A number of growers cleaned corn this fall in efforts to reduce DON. Whether it is on the combine or at the bins, the general message is to remove as much fines or cob as possible as these harbour the highest levels of DON. Cleaning reports were variable however; some reported good luck in reducing DON, while others reported little or no change.

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