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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

Letters about MicroFIT Solar projects

I am interested in learning more about the Letters that many people have received regaring their MicroFIT projects - I understand that ther…

Started by Graham Dyer

0 Mar 5, 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

solar panels

Is anyone concerned with this solar excitement.   Current prices are about 5.6 to 8 cent per KWH. The government is paying people with sola…

Started by Roadrunner

6 Jul 9, 2010
Reply by Roadrunner

New Energy Opportunities For Your Farm. Wind, Solar, BioGas, BioMass....What Would It Take For You To Farm Energy?

There is alot of buzz these days about farm energy projects....what does everyone think? Here is show we did on the topic. Kevin Stewart…

Started by Kevin Stewart

7 Jun 21, 2010
Reply by Jacqui Laporte

OFA opposes solar farm installations on farmland

September 23, 2009 For Immediate Release OFA opposes solar farm installations on farmland GUELPH – With such a small amount of good, prod…

Started by Wayne Black

13 Feb 21, 2010
Reply by newbie

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Ontario Winter Wheat Yields a Pleasant Surprise for Some

Winter wheat harvest is winding down across the province and reported yields to date have ranged from 80-130 bu/ac which compares well to the five-year average yield of 82.7 bushels/ac, according to the latest provincial crop report.

Optimum Planting Dates for Winter Wheat in Ontario

As we saw with the 2019 winter wheat crop, if winter wheat is planted late and if conditions are not fit, there is a greater risk of winter survival issues.

Exeter Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes

The status of crops varies in the region with some areas not looking too bad while others are showing signs of moisture stress with growers reporting less than ½ inch of rainfall since the beginning of July.

Crop producers granted extension to repay cash advances

Farmers form the backbone of rural communities across Canada. They are integral to expanding our middle-class and strengthening our economy.

Government of Canada invests to help reduce pesticide applications for Fruit and Vegetable Industry

Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.4 million to the Mirabel Agri-Food Research Center (CRAM) to help develop alternative approaches to pesticide use for Canadian fruit and vegetable greenhouse growers.

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