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InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition Brazil at Royal Palm Hall

August 28, 2019 to August 30, 2019
InfoAg International The gateway for shaping the future of precision and digital Agriculture28-30 August 2019Royal Palm Hall,Campinas, São Paulo State, BrazilPRECISION FARMING IS THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE. ARE YOU READY?Get the technology advancements, knowledge and contacts you need to join the Precision and Digital Agriculture journey…See More
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Grey County Agricultural Services at Adrian Op’t Hoog in the Feversham

July 19, 2019 from 9:30am to 12pm
Grey County Agricultural Services Box 463 206 Toronto Street South Markdale, ON N0C 1H0 Phone: (519)986-3756 Email: info@greyagservices.ca Grey County Soil & Crop are hosting a “Crop Walk” on Friday, July 19, 2019, at 9:30 A.M. at the Farm of Adrian Op’t Hoog in the Feversham area. (Not the Home Farm) 468170 12th Concession B Intersection of Cty Rd 2 and 12th Conc. B, 2 Roads N of Feversham This Crop Walk will provide an excellent opportunity to walk a variety of crop fields which will…See More
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Ontario Forage Expo at Vosbrae Farms

July 23, 2019 all day
Due to challenges created by extreme weather conditions, there has been a change in the date for the Victoria County Forage Expo.The Victoria County location will be held on Tuesday, July 23th at Vosbrae Farms, 140 Skyline Rd. in Oakwood, ON. The Perth location at Pendora Dairy Ltd., 6447 Road 164 Monkton, ON will take place on the originally scheduled date of July 9, 2019. Additional address details can be found on our website:…See More
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Understand your rights and responsibilities as an employer at Exeter United Church

June 10, 2019 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Join for an HR information sessionHuman resources regulations are always changing and as a business owner, it’s important you know the rules.Katie DeBlock Boersma, employment law specialist with Monteith Ritsma Phillips Professional Corporation will walk you through the recent updates and how they could impact your farm. Some topics she’ll cover:Technology and your farm – managing online bullying and social mediaEmployee sick days – employer obligations and rightsEmployee dismissals – know the…See More
May 27
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Training Session for Potato Scouts at Holiday Inn

June 3, 2019 from 10am to 3:30pm
The 2019 Ontario potato scout training has been set for Monday, June 3rd from 10-3:30 at the Holiday Inn in Guelph. To sign up, please email Eugenia at eugeniabanks@onpotato.ca See More
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Ontario Pork Industry Council Annual General Meeting at stratford golf and country club

April 9, 2019 from 4pm to 9pm
Come to network with industry partnersPanel discussion on engaging the next generation in the pork industry, and an Agricultural Project UpdatesEnjoy a 3- course, pork focused dinnerRegistration cost: $40 for OPIC members &$50 for non-members,Producer members freePre registration is requiredRegistration deadline: April 5, 2019Registration opens at 4.00 p.m.meeting bringing at 4.30 p.m.To register, contact: Donna KaczmarczykTel: 519-272-1532         Fax: 519-272-2215Email:…See More
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Earlton Farm Show at Earlton Recreation Centre

April 12, 2019 at 10am to April 13, 2019 at 4pm
The Earlton Farm Show 2019 will be held Friday, April 12 from 10am to 9pm and Saturday, April 13 from 8am to 4pm at the Earlton Recreation Centre.Free admission (please bring a donation for local food banks).View the annual Forage and Seed Show, student art show, bid on farm equipment and supplies during the two live auctions held each day and listen to agriculture experts speak on a variety of topics.See More
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Assessing The Business Risks Of African Swine Fever In The Ontario Pork Industry at Stratford Golf & Country Club

February 26, 2019 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Balancing the information on ASF for the pork industryIndustry experts will examine the impact of ASF (African Swine Fever) on global and domestic pork markets, explore what opportunities this presents. Meeting will also highlight the strategies in place to prevent ASF in Canada, and identify how the Ontario hog market could be impacted.Cost: $40.00 per person To register: dkaczmarczyk@Southwestvets.ca  Spots limited.…See More
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At 11:22am on June 26, 2013, Andrea Steed said…

Thanks for the welcome! I am already entrenched in reading here!

Andrea @ PlanET

At 7:13pm on November 28, 2012, Starview Ridge said…

Thanks for the warm welcome Joe. Looks like a great site for information and networking, and we needs lots of both!

Jay @ Starview Ridge

At 1:51pm on February 1, 2012, charlie brown said…
Thanks for the welcome. Iwill gey a chance in the evening sometime to explore the site. Should be interesting!
Tim
At 11:16pm on November 19, 2011, Wayne Black said…
At 10:02am on August 25, 2011, Mary Thring said…
Thanks for the welcome.  We're enjoying developing our social media platforms.  Would you be willing to list us in your "Farmers and Agriculture in Ontario"?  We're @UofGuelphOAC
At 11:40am on August 17, 2011, Mike Furlong said…

Thanks for your help

 

At 12:20am on July 14, 2011, Rick H. said…
Thanks for the welcome Sandy. I'm here to learn more about Ontario agriculture and farming and maybe lend some insight into new tech for soil management.
At 5:01pm on June 2, 2011, Ian Richardson said…
Glad to be connected to the OntAG site. Looking forward to keeping up, and hope to be able to share some of the great work we're doing, especially in livestock.
At 12:22pm on May 9, 2011, Richard Edmonds said…
Thank you.  I am looking forward to the inter-action here at OntAG.  I am anxious to start some discussion regarding on-site ethanol production on Farms using farm waste.
At 9:26pm on March 29, 2011, JAMIE RAWLINGS said…

Thank you!

looking forward to graduating from St.Clair College at end of April '11 and becoming employed in expanding greenhouse industry in Leamington.

 
 
 

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Ag Growth Coalition News Release - Action Needed on BRM Programming

The leaders of Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition are in Quebec City awaiting the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers’ response to farmers’ call for immediate action on national Business Risk Management (BRM) programs.

Farmers Call On Agriculture Ministers To Take Action On Business Risk Management Programming

The leaders of Canada‘s AgGrowth Coalition are in Quebec City awaiting the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers‘ response to farmers‘ call for immediate action on national Business Risk Management (BRM) programs. The AgGrowth Coalition and its members have formally asked the FPT Ministers to implement the following action items during their meeting this week:

B.W. Kennedy Memorial Award Presented to Lee Whittington

Lee Whittington, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was awarded the B.W. Kennedy Memorial Award at the annual general meeting for the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI), held in Ottawa, Ontario on July 4, 2019. CCSI presents this award to recognize individuals who, through their involvement in scientific research, program development or program implementation, have made a significant contribution to the Canadian Swine Improvement Program and swine industry.

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