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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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How Long Does ASFV Survive In Groundwater?By Jordan Buchan DVM Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services

African swine fever virus (ASFV) continues to spread in Europe with a recent jump to the south in Italy (Calabria) as well as outbreaks in Bosnia-Herzegovina and bordering Croatia

Canadian Pork Council Receives Funding as Part of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s African Swine Fever Industry Preparedness Program

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to receive funding under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) African Swine Fever Industry Preparedness Program (ASFIPP).

Bob Hunsberger - Farmer, Economist, Researcher, and Visionary

With more than 50 years of dedication, including his role as one of the founding members of 3P - The Progressive Pork Producers, Bob Hunsberger has been a prominent advocate for the Ontario pork industry.  

Previous Experience with Swine Key to Attracting News Swine Vets

A series of swine medicine surveys conducted by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine suggests some previous experience working with swine is an important factor in attracting veterinary students into swine practice

How Canada Plans to Enhance Efforts to Keep African Swine Fever Out

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has been selected to receive funding under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) African Swine Fever Industry Preparedness Program (ASFIPP). The CPC's ASFIPP initiative, "Development of a low-cost pen-side assay for rapid detection of African Swine Fever Virus," is a crucial step in enhancing the swine industry's readiness against the threat of African swine fever (ASF), CPC said in a release on Friday. "The support from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is instrumental in advancing our efforts to combat African Swine Fever,” Canadian Pork Council chair René Roy, said in a release. “Our focus on developing a low-cost pen-side assay aligns with our commitment to proactive and innovative solutions for the swine industry." The goal is to develop an ASFMeter, a portable and low-cost tool, for rapidly diagnosing ASF in the field, CPC explained. This innovative program in collaboration with McMaster University hopes to revolutionize ASF detection by prov

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