Ontario Agriculture

The network for agriculture in Ontario, Canada

Welcome To OntAg

Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture Community Online Website.

www.ontag.farms.com

We hope that you find the information and community interaction valuable to your farm or agriculture organization.

Please feel free to invite anyone that you think will want to visit or participate in the site.

Our objective is to build a valuable information and networking online resource that helps everyone involved in Ontario Agriculture.

You can participate in a number of ways on this website:

1. Visit and check out all of the public information presented by other OntAg members. You do not need to sign in and become a member to do this.

2. Become an OntAg member yourself, either as yourself, using an Alias name, or as your farm name or organization.
You can then share information or and use the posting tools such as the chat forums or comment on the Expert Blogs, add events, post photos or videos etc..

Please take a minute to review the OntAg Rules page , we want to have a community of mutual respect and good taste...we don't want to have to moderate all of the content but if there is a problem, bring it to our attention and we will deal with it.

We also have links to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. We will do everything we can to respect and protect everyone's privacy but we also encourage you to do everything you can to protect your own personal information.

Thanks again for visiting and let us know how we can make this site more valuable to you in your Ontario Agriculture Activities.

Regards,


Joe Dales
Farms.com Ltd
877-438-5729 x5013
joe.dales@farms.com

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

2021 Canola Seasonal Summary

There were about 33,000 acres of spring canola insured by Agricorp in 2021. Compared to 2020, total acres of spring canola decreased in regions south of Huntsville and increased in regions north of Huntsville. There were over 14,500 acres of canola seeded in Temiskaming District, which is a significant increase from 9300 acres last year and is the highest acreage since 2011 when 25,000 acres were seeded to spring canola.

The Nourish Network releases Annual Trend Report for Food, Beverage, and Agriculture for 2022

Nourish Food Marketing, Canada's only full-service marketing agency working exclusively with food, beverage, and agricultural clients, in partnership with Kahntact, leading marketers in the agriculture, food, and life science sectors, have released their annual Trend Report. After an unforgettable year for all of us, the 2022 Nourish Network Trend Report expands on 11 unique trends coming out of this shared global experience and suggests how we can start looking ahead and start thinking about the beginning of the end.

UPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running

UPL Ltd. has been ranked by Sustainalytics as the highest performing top-tier global crop protection company for overall sustainability performance in the 2021 ESG Risk Rating. With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system. Sustainalytics provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data to institutional investors and companies, and produces an annual report into the sustainability performance of companies working in a range of sectors. The criteria assessed by Sustainalytics includes UPL's successes in managing Corporate Governance, Community Relations, Business Ethics, and Carbon footprint.

Can I Plant Corn in Rotation After Canola?

Planting corn after a crop of canola is generally not recommended, and the reason why has to do with beneficial fungi living in the soil. However, some studies and anecdotal experience in Ontario have shown that this rotation is not always problematic.

City of Hamilton votes to protect farmland

The City of Hamilton voted to protect 1,310 hectares of land

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