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Dairy Farmers

This is a group for dairy farmers to discuss industry topics and issues or to share interesting stories.

Location: Ontario
Members: 13
Latest Activity: Jun 15, 2013

Dr John Cant: On Selenium Enriched Diets In Dairy Cattle.

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More Quota Policy Problems 2 Replies

I heard this weekend that a farmer is selling his farm - valuing quota at $30K (right now it is capped at $25.5K) -- because it is a going concern. Then today - I hear that some big producers are…Continue

Started by Andrew Campbell. Last reply by GEORGE VAN DORP Jun 15, 2013.

Find out more about Johne’s disease

Find out more about Johne’s diseaseJohne's Education and Management Assistance Program http://www.johnes.ca/Continue

Tags: disease, Johne’s

Started by AgOntario Jan 19, 2010.

Promoting A Stronger Dairy Sector

McGuinty Government Supporting Dairy Cattle Disease Prevention And Education ProgramNEWS January 12, 2010Dairy farmers and veterinarians are receiving support from the Province to prevent the spread…Continue

Tags: OMAFRA

Started by AgOntario Jan 19, 2010.

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Comment by AgOntario on June 25, 2010 at 8:53am
Congratulatons to Bert Stewart who will be inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame this year. He is known in the dairy industry as one of the top fitters and showman of dairy animals -- around the world.Stewart has also started initiatives like the Dairy 4-H Classic at the Royal, the Dairy Youth Trust Fund, and a number of judging and fitting schools around the world - that continue to this day.
Comment by Andrew Campbell on March 29, 2010 at 1:28pm
Not sure what the age is of producers here - but if you are 25 or under - you may want to look up the Ontario Dairy Youth Business Management School - a 3 day course from Ontario Holstein and 4-H. Call 4-H Ontario for more info -- they only have a few spots left.
Comment by AgOntario on September 30, 2009 at 9:34pm
Check out the live webcast of the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin Sept 29 to Oct 3

World Dairy Expo webcast http://www.worlddairyexpo.com/gen.webcast.cfm
 

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

Timing for grape mealybug insecticide spray

Based on the way Movento moves in the grapevine and field observations, we are approaching the optimum timing for a Movento application for controlling mealybugs.

NatureFresh™ Farms Takes Home People’s & Kids’ Choice Awards at Leamington Greenhouse Vegetable Competition

The Tomato Capital of Canada, Leamington, ON, hosted its 11th annual Greenhouse Vegetable Awards this past weekend at the Leamington Fair. Showcasing the best greenhouse-grown produce from leading North American growers, family-owned NatureFresh™ Farms was awarded many top accolades, including People’s and Kids’ Choice Awards for 2018’s Hottest Tomato, the Tomberry®

Ensuring safety on Ontario’s farms

A farmer in Northumberland County has taken a step to improve the safety of his operation.

Get ready for the 'internet of cows': Farmers use technology to shake up agriculture

Get ready for the "internet of cows." Generations of farmers have relied on knowledge and family expertise to grow food, but the sector is set for a surge of disruption at the hands of made-in-Canada artificial intelligence-powered systems. AI is now helping farmers across the country to increase yields, save costs and minimize environmental damage. Instead of spreading fertilizer across acres of fields or spraying entire orchards with herbicides, they can now target their efforts for maximum effect.

Ag organizations prioritize mental health

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Do More Agriculture (DMA) foundation have teamed up to promote mental health and wellness in the ag community.

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