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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

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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

Väderstad appoints new VP Sales and Marketing in North America

Things are going well for the agricultural machine manufacturer Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies within tillage and seeding. The Swedish company is growing, and simultaneously the company hires Jason Strobbe to the position of VP Sales and Marketing in North America. Jason joins Väderstad from a Canadian based agricultural equipment manufacturer as a NA Sales manufacturer. He will assume his new position at Väderstad on June 24.

Cynthia A. Grant, Renowned Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrition Researcher Inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

Fertilizer Canada is pleased to congratulate Dr. Cynthia A. Grant on her successful nomination and acceptance as an inductee of the 2019 Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame. Dr. Grant is now part of an elite group of ten women who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame since 1960.

Fertilizer Canada Encourages All Political Parties to Incorporate 4R Nutrient Stewardship into Climate Change Strategies

Fertilizer Canada is calling on all political parties in Canada to incorporate 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®) in their environmental action plans as a solution to climate change.

Canadian Horticultural Council and Canadian Produce Marketing Association Recognize NDP Commitment to Payment Protection for Produce Sellers

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) and Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognize the commitment made on Sunday by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to implement protection for growers selling to the U.S. and taking immediate steps to restore Canada’s preferential access under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).

Ontario Field Strawberries are the Perfect Summer Treat

Ontario field strawberries are now ripe, with Ontario's berry growers saying this year's cool spring is resulting in an exceptional crop. "For most of us, Ontario strawberries are one of the great tastes of summer. You can enjoy these healthy and delicious fruits fresh on their own, baked in a dessert or made into jam," says Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. "This Canada Day weekend, I encourage you to kick off your summer by choosing Ontario field strawberries and celebrate the good things that grow in Ontario."

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