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Future of Dairy Farming = Efficiency

Dairy farmers can sometimes get a bad reputation. Because of supply management, I'd agree that some farms can hang on longer than they would if they were open to the free market. The free market can be very good and eliminating the least efficient very quickly. Unfortunately - it can also eliminate some good farmers who just get mixed up in a market they can't control (just ask a hog farmer).



However - I think those least efficient dairy farmers are going to have to make…

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Posted on May 20, 2010 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

When Bigger Isn't Better

When I think of farming, I think of a few things. Feeding cows, planting and harvesting corn, baling hay. They, and most of the jobs I do around the farm, all relate to production. Most of you will agree that is one of the big reasons we farm -- we like being around animals, we like being on the land, we don't like numbers.



But I was lucky enough to get the chance to realize that even if we don't like the numbers, we all like making more money.



The Ontario Dairy Youth…

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Posted on May 12, 2010 at 8:32am — 1 Comment

Fireflies = Lower Nitrogen Costs

Researchers have created a new and cheaper test that producers can use to see how much nitrogen they should… Continue

Posted on April 12, 2010 at 6:04am — 1 Comment

A View of FCC Spending

Found this very interesting post on the Canadian Agri-Food blog, managed by the Agri-Food Unit at the Ivey School of Business.



Written by Brandon Schaufele - with the article available at - http://www.canadianagrifood.ca/?p=374



" Today’s edition of the London Free…

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Posted on March 5, 2010 at 2:00am

Lessons In Farming

I'm a young farmer. I can say that now - especially since just a couple of weeks ago we moved out to one of our family farms. This is a house my great-grandfather built in the early 1900's, and is the farm where the dry cows and heifers are kept. My mom and dad are a few kilometres away at the farm I grew up in - where the milking cows are.



As I get settled on the farm, I thought I'd share some of my experiences. Along the way I'd invite any and all pieces of advice I can get - as I… Continue

Posted on December 17, 2009 at 7:24am — 6 Comments

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At 3:46pm on March 26, 2010, Bristow said…
Hello Andrew I am here in Canada now. Bought a place in Mattice, Black fly country hope to do chickens and rabbits. Bit cold go tractor and dog its a start.
At 9:49am on November 9, 2009, Lisa McLean said…
Hi Andrew! How did you get your twitter feed on here?
At 5:24am on September 30, 2009, Richard Hamilton said…
Just walked by the conference centre and happened to see you and the title slide of your presentation. It looked like an interesting topic. Who was the audience and will you be presenting it again and/or sharing your slides on Slideshare?
At 8:18am on August 29, 2009, Wayne Black said…
Andrew is a "farmer" in the blood because he replies to work emails on the weekend. True work ethic.
 
 
 

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AgScape Celebrates One Million Educational Experiences at 2024 Annual General Meeting

AgScape, a leader in agriculture and food education for students and educators across Ontario, proudly hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 1, 2024 and celebrated the incredible milestone achievement of providing over one million educational experiences to Ontario students.

CCA Welcomes Critical Changes to Livestock Tax Deferral Provisions and Early List of Regions for 2024

The Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) is pleased to see the federal government’s announcement today announcing changes to the Livestock Tax Deferral (LTD) following the indication in Budget 2024. Changes include adding a buffer zone to LTD designated regions to ensure impacted producers will be eligible and a commitment to early designation and more frequent updates to the regions throughout the season.  

CCA encouraged by introduction of Maritime Livestock Price Insurance Pilot

The Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) is pleased to see the Livestock Price Insurance (LPI) Pilot officially launched in several Maritime provinces.

Ontario Opens Nominations for 2024 Excellence in Agriculture Awards

The Ontario government is opening nominations for the 2024 Excellence in Agriculture Awards, which recognize the outstanding efforts driving the agriculture and food industry forward. These awards celebrate farmers, processors, industry organizations, people and businesses who demonstrate excellence in their field and are paving the way towards a more sustainable and profitable industry.

DFO and Toronto Raptors host Day to Shine youth event at Woolner Park

As we continue to support our communities, Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) and the Toronto Raptors, hosted the Day to Shine, an all-day event for the youth in the community at Woolner Park in west Toronto. The day included a milk and cereal

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