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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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London Farm Show at Western Fair District

March 6, 2019 at 9am to March 8, 2019 at 5pm
Join for the Largest Spring Farm Show in Eastern Canada. Showcasing the Latest Industry Trends & Newest Technology.Bringing Leaders Together - Showcasing The Latest Industry Trends & Newest TechnologyWhat To Expect At The Show:Interactive & Educational Seminars350+ ExhibitorsComplimentary shuttle service, sponsored by AlpineOpportunities to research and talk with new suppliers Industry experts, with a wealth of knowledge and experience An opportunity to re-connect with friends,…See More
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Sheep Body Condition Scoring at 206 Toronto St. S., Markdale lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

January 28, 2019 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
RESCHEDULED from January 28Learn a simple body condition score technique that will help you make decisions to improve sheep health and farm profitability.  Using body condition scoring on your farm can improve lamb survival, litter size and lamb weights as well as increasing ewe longevity. Facilitated by Delma Kennedy, Sheep Specialist, OMAFRA, and Marlene Paibomesai, Dairy Specialist, OMAFRA Registration is required, see attached course poster or go to…See More
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Corn Report: Tips To Prepare Farm Machinery For Harvest

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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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Canopy Growth Corp. has acquired AgriNextUSA, in a move to boost its hemp business in the United States. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Canopy says AgriNextUSA chief executive Geoff Whaling will join Canopy Growth USA as a strategic adviser. It says Whaling is considered a hemp pioneer and a leading advocate for the sector in the United States.

Agriculture, trade ministers will testify in April on Chinese canola issue

A pair of federal cabinet ministers have been called on to testify before a parliamentary committee on China's move to reject canola shipments from one of Canada's largest grain producers.

Fine-tuning Nitrogen Strategies on Corn

The nitrogen (N) fertility algorithm proposed at the recent Eastern Ontario Crop Conference by Dr. Dave Hooker, University of Guelph- Ridgetown Campus, was “80% of the recommended N applied pre-plant, then 1 lb/ac of additional N for each millimetre (mm) of rain from the V7 to VT corn growth stage.”

Chronic Wasting Disease a Concern for Ontario

Last weekend CFFO staff attended the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters’ Conference on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) to learn from the scientists about the potential threat of CWD entering Ontario. CWD, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects members of the deer family, including white-tailed deer, moose, elk, caribou, and mule deer, among others.

To Clean or Not to Clean? Managing DON in Grain Corn

A number of growers cleaned corn this fall in efforts to reduce DON. Whether it is on the combine or at the bins, the general message is to remove as much fines or cob as possible as these harbour the highest levels of DON. Cleaning reports were variable however; some reported good luck in reducing DON, while others reported little or no change.

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