Ontario Agriculture

The network for agriculture in Ontario, Canada

OntAG Admin's Groups (9)

  • Women in Agriculture

    33 members Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2014 A forum for women running and working on the farm

  • Dairy Farmers

    13 members Latest Activity: Jun 15, 2013 This is a group for dairy farmers to discuss industry topics and issues or to share interesting stories.

  • Ontario Sheep Producers Group

    13 members Latest Activity: May 5, 2012 Ontag has set this group area up for Sheep Producers and industry stakeholders to share information and ideas.

  • Pork Producers and Industry

    22 members Latest Activity: Jun 30, 2015 A chance to share information and discuss ideas on how to make the Ontario pork industry sustainable. ***Opinions expressed in this forum are…

  • Equine Community for Ontario

    12 members Latest Activity: Dec 7, 2012

    Horse lovers are invited to join and share and connect with the equine community in Ontario

  • Farm Solar Energy Group

    8 members Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2012 This group is set up for people interested or involved in agriculture and the Ontario Solar Energy industry. Share ideas, knowledge and other…

  • Young Farmers In Ontario

    55 members Latest Activity: Jun 3, 2013 This group has been set up for young and beginning farmers to discuss the challenges and issues associated with running a farming operation.

  • Horticulture Online Community

    15 members Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2012 This group is being set up for fruit and vegetable growers and stakeholders to discuss issues and share information.

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

All Canadian farmers take on debt – how do you manage yours?

Farmers of all descriptions will take on debt during their farming career. For some, it’s paid off nearly as quickly as they acquired it. For others, debt may follow them their entire career.

The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are providing financial assistance to livestock producers affected by the slowdown of slaughterhouses

The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Quebec's Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, André Lamontagne, announced the creation of the Canada-Quebec Livestock Assistance Initiative, $21.8 million in financial assistance intended to mitigate the consequences of COVID-19 in 2020-2021.

2021 farm cash receipts could reach a record high

We feared the worst for the farm sector at the start of the pandemic, but 2020 ended on a positive note for Canadian agriculture. Statistics Canada’s estimates revealed Farm Cash Receipts (FCR) increased by 8.1% to $71.7 billion in 2020 (+5.7% excluding cannabis).

Agronomy Guide For Field Crops – Corn – Emergence and Spacing Uniformity, Replant Decisions

Uniform seeding depth is a critical factor in achieving uniform emergence. Uneven emergence affects crop performance, because competition from larger, early-emerging plants reduces the yield potential of smaller, later-emerging plants.

EGG FARMERS OF ONTARIO ANNOUNCES 2021-2022 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) re-elected Scott Helps as its Chair and Dan Veldman as its Vice Chair on a video conference call held in connection with its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 31, 2021. Scott Brookshaw and Tonya Haverkamp were also elected to the Executive.

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