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Durham couple wins Young Farmers Award

Durham couple wins Young Farmers award Orillia Packet & Times   Taking a different approach to farming has paid off for Lisa and Steve…

Started by AgOntario

0 Apr 13, 2010

2009 Outstanding Young Farmers Announced.

Manitoba and Prince Edward Island produce Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2009 Ancaster, ON [December 7, 2009] – Commitment, passio…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Dec 15, 2009

Young Farmers: Provide Input to the Federal Government....

Young Farmers - Lend Your Voice to the Future of Agriculture! CFBMC News Release Earlier this week, the Minister's office announced the h…

Started by Joe Dales

1 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by Roadrunner

Excellence Award for Agricultural Students

Are you (or do you know) a University or College student looking for the opportunity to enter a cash prize contest that will allow the part…

Started by Heather Ferrier

0 Nov 19, 2009

Ontario young Farmers' Forum, Nov 22-23. Toronto.

Hi Everyone: I will be presenting some Commodity Risk Management strategies designed for young farmers in a couple of weeks at the Ontario…

Started by Moe Agostino

0 Nov 5, 2009

Helping young farmers

In my previous discussion post I wrote about having access to capital or funds to leverage for more funds in order to start or expand the c…

Started by Wayne Black

2 Oct 9, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

SK Trying to Pull Young Farmers In...

What do you think of a program like this. Would you consider the move? I think it would be better for the province to develop young farmer…

Started by Andrew Campbell

0 Oct 5, 2009

Financing and leveraging

Question: You need capital to start making money. You need money to get the capital. How do you get one without the other? In the past few…

Started by Wayne Black

1 Sep 29, 2009
Reply by Andrew Campbell

USDA programs targets small farms and beginning farmers

Here is a great concept - whether it works is another story. When will someone in Ontario have the guts to develop a program like this? Wa…

Started by Wayne Black

2 Sep 9, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

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New Tools Under Development to Improve Quality Classification of Pork

New tools being developed to improve and standardize the classification of Canadian pork will improve the ability of processors to meet the quality demands of international customers. Scientists working in partnership with Swine Innovation Porc are creating new tools to assist the Canadian pork sector in developing a standardized pork classification system based on the quality attributes most desired by export customers. Dr. Manuel Juárez, a Livestock Phenomics Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the Lacombe Research and Development Centre, says the goal is to expand on existing grading standards.

Updated Pre-harvest Interval of Delegate to Control SWD on Bushberries

The pre-harvest interval of Delegate for the control of spotted wing drosophila on bushberries has been amended through a minor use label expansion. The pre-harvest interval has been reduced to 1 day for bushberries, with a 12 day retreatment interval. The updated Registration page can be found here: SWD Registrations June 2019 V2.

Exeter Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes – June 25, 2019

Thank you to Alex Zelem (C&M Seeds) who chaired the meeting and to Chris Meier (A&L Labs) for sponsoring breakfast. This was the last spring meeting for 2019. This year’s meetings have been the best attended since these meetings started over 20 years ago so thanks to everyone who attended. Since this has been such an unprecedented spring, a follow up summer meeting was requested and will held on August 13th at 7:00am at the Malibu Restaurant. A reminder email will be sent.

Winchester Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes June 25th, 2019

Quote of the day: “That’s a really hot boom…” – discussing herbicide injury from incompletely cleaned spraying equipment.

China asks for suspension of Canadian meat, citing forged certificates

The Chinese Embassy said Tuesday it has asked Canada to suspend all meat exports, a surprise move that comes amid the diplomatic dispute over the December arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.

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