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March Classic 2019 at London Convention Centre

March 19, 2019 from 7:15am to 9pm
MARCH CLASSIC 2019 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Register Today and Qualify for an Early Bird Draw To register, please visit:http://gfo.ca/marchclassic.Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, has opened registration for the 2019 March Classic – Growing momentum, Grain Farmers of Ontario's annual conference for farmers and…See More
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South Western Ontario Pork Conference at U of G Ridgetown Campus,

February 20, 2019 from 12pm to 8:30pm
South Western Ontario Pork Conference Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Longest running educational Pork Conference in CanadaThe Pork Conference is designed to be responsive to the grassroots pork industry and its producers. Practical information is presented for producers to manage their farming operations for profitability.2019 Program - "Making Money Start to Finish"Feature Speaker - Ron KetchemAgenda12:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Open House Visit the on-campus Swine Barn2:00 p.m. - Registration & Meet…See More
Jan 10
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7 Practices of Top Farmers - Stratford at The Festival Inn

January 16, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm
Heather Watson will outline her recipe for farm business success, including seven management practices driving farm success, the financial gain farmers can expect from adopting these practices and how to make business management a reality on your farm. She’ll also talk about who and what should be in your farm management toolbox, outlining the learning opportunities, resources and support available.See More
Jan 8
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Transition Smart: Farmers-to-Processors Workshop at Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club

January 16, 2019 at 8am to January 17, 2019 at 4pm
Thinking about taking your farming to the next level and processing on-farm?Partnering with Simcoe County, we have developed the Transition Smart workshop. The focus of the Transition Smart workshop is connecting farmers with the tools to become processors.Our programming will focus on practical preparation tools that can be immediately implemented and also on identifying feasible value-added opportunities for your farm business. Covering everything from operational planning, marketing, product…See More
Jan 8
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2019 Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase! at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Confrerence Centre

February 5, 2019 to February 6, 2019
The 2019 Farms.com Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase will bring together more than 400 precision ag enthusiasts. Attendees will be able to learn from senior level forward thinking precision agriculture experts, attend speaker presentations and workshops. The conference is designed for those just beginning in precision agriculture as well as for those who have a solid understanding, but want to take it to the next level. The conference will feature a trade show with…See More
Jan 3
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Women in Grains Business Workshop at Grant Ag Corp Office Meeting Room

January 24, 2019 at 9am to January 25, 2019 at 3pm
The Women in Grains Business Workshop in New Liskeard will not disappoint!Come out for two days of learning about financial management, whole farm risk assessment, grain marketing, discussion of mental health and much more! Curious what previous participants said from Belleville?Topics will include:Financial Analysis I - Better understand your costs of production, setting profitability goals, and target prices for marketing grain with the help of a step-by-step grain marketing plan.Whole Farm…See More
Dec 14, 2018
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2019 Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase! at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Confrerence Centre

January 30, 2019 to January 31, 2019
The 2019 Farms.com Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase will bring together more than 400 precision ag enthusiasts. Attendees will be able to learn from senior level forward thinking precision agriculture experts, attend speaker presentations and workshops. The conference is designed for those just beginning in precision agriculture as well as for those who have a solid understanding, but want to take it to the next level. The conference will feature a trade show with…See More
Dec 13, 2018
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FarmSmart Expo at University of Guelph

January 19, 2019 from 9am to 6pm
FarmSmart Expo will features Diagnosing Soil Problems with Adam Hayes, OMAFRA & Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA, Innovative ideas for growing Dry Beans with Peter Pauls, U of G & Meghan Moran, Weed Control Strategies With Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA and Clarence Swanton, etc.See More
Dec 11, 2018
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LEARN TO START THE RIGHT CONVERSATIONS AND TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR INVESTMENT JOURNEY at Ontario

December 13, 2018 from 2pm to 3pm
LEARN TO START THE RIGHT CONVERSATIONS AND TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR INVESTMENT JOURNEYAttracting Global Investment in Agri-Tech: An Investment preparation program by Bioenterprise.Attend this FREE one-hour webinar that will give you some fundamental tools for assessing your own stage of finding investment, understanding the importance of conferences and events, and engaging investors in productive conversations.Tap into Bioenterprise's Expert Network and hear from experienced industry…See More
Dec 3, 2018
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Annual Seed & Feed Show, Annual Meeting and Trade Show at Royal Canadian Legion,

December 14, 2018 from 9:30am to 7pm
Placement of exhibits will start at 9:30 and the program will begin at 10:15 am.An excellent slate of speakers will address a number of timely topics including: OSCIA Programs, Lois Sinclair, Program Lead, OSCIA OMAFRA Soil Health Updates,Andrew Barrie, OMAFRA Avoiding the Pitfalls of Resistance,Deb Campbell, Agronomy Advantage Harvest Opportunities – Kansas to Alberta & Australia,Austin Davenport & Tim Danard Year End Crop Review,Taylor Holmes, Certified Crop Advisor, Holmes Agro USMCA…See More
Nov 28, 2018
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Farm Transition Plan Workshop at Cookstown Curling Club

November 28, 2018 from 8:30am to 12pm
It’s never too soon to start the conversation. Join OFA, The Co-operators, Farm Life and Scotiabank as we present a free, half-day workshop to help you get started on a successful transition plan.Workshops are open to all Ontario farmers and include:Transition planning 101Panel discussion and case studiesHow to set up your own transition teamWorkshops run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and include a light lunch. Register today.…See More
Nov 26, 2018
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Oct 30, 2018
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Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day at Tom and Lynn Tyhurst

September 14, 2018 from 3pm to 7pm
Field Tour Includes:Cover crops after wheatCover crops interseeded in cornCover crop seeding equipmentStrip till equipmentSoil pit with Dr. Adam Gillespie, OMAFRA/University of GuelphRainfall simulatorSpeaker ProgramFarmer Panel: Cover Crops and Reduced Tillage with Dan Petker, Port Rowan; Mike Strang, Exeter; Kevin Nixon, LondonCan Cover Crops Affect P losses? Dr. Merrin Macrae, University of WaterlooRegistration: Please Call Ridgetown OMAFRA at 519-674-1690 See More
Sep 10, 2018

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Corn Report: Tips To Prepare Farm Machinery For Harvest

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Introducing Climate Corporation's FieldView System.

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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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Clean energy innovation and economic development in Inuvik

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Fiscal Balance and Strategic Action Required to Build a Stronger Ontario

Chamber urges provincial government to focus on spending smarter and evidence-based tax reforms to help businesses strive and grow in upcoming budget On January 15, 2019, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) provided the Government of Ontario with thirteen tangible recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget to build a stronger Ontario and create a business climate which encourages growth. The OCC presented the submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, calling on the government to prioritize small business tax reforms, strategic infrastructure investment, and value-based procurement in Budget 2019.

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