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Great topic for discussion - "Is Organic Food Really What You Think It Is?"

This is a great topic for discussion and created alot of interest on Twitter.  Watch the video interview and let us know what you think....…

Started by OntAG Admin

6 Nov 25, 2010
Reply by Bristow

AgVisionTV.com: The Problems with Canada's Food System: Margaret Webb Wants Changes.

AgVisionTV.com The Problems with Canada's Food System Author Margaret Webb says things have to change in our current food system, or this…

Started by Kevin Stewart

10 Mar 18, 2010
Reply by Joann

Article from the Ottawa Citizen - Cute animals are just as delicious as ugly ones

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Cute+animals+just+delicious+ugly+ones/2679170/story.html     The discussions following this article are j…

Started by Jacqui Laporte

2 Mar 18, 2010
Reply by Jacqui Laporte

Base of the Food Chain Traceability Solution Research

We are working with food traceability at the base of the food chain. Most of our cases we got them on a system. We are developing a manual…

Started by Thomas Eckschmidt

1 Jan 11, 2010
Reply by Roadrunner

Food Inc. Movie: What consumers are seeing...

Here is the trailer for the new movie Food Inc. I have not watched it yet but hear it challenges how we farm today.

Started by Joe Dales

0 Aug 22, 2009

Gredig: Is Organic Losing its Luster?

The Term “Organic” Losing its Luster I’ve watched the organic farming movement with interest over the past 10 years or so. It’s not becaus…

Started by Peter Gredig

0 Aug 19, 2009

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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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