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Ontario World Food Day Concert at Online Event

November 1, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
Many things have changed this year, but one thing that hasn’t? The dedication many Ontario residents have for helping people around the world who are hungry.The concert features Naomi Bristow, a country music singer and yodeler from Beeton, Ontario.In past years, the concert has been held live and in-person in Meaford. While it’s not how anyone would have preferred, Bristow and Reinders are optimistic the show will still be entertaining.As Bristow points out, “We will make the best of current…See More
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TALK, ASK, LISTEN - Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-8, 2020. at Online

October 5, 2020 at 3:30pm to October 8, 2020 at 4:30pm
Do More Ag will be providing the “Talk, Ask, Listen” webinar, broken down into one hour modules at zero cost during Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-8, 2020.The workshop provides information on topics such as:The signs and symptoms of mental illness, anxiety, depression, stress, and substance use, including the unique statistics and factors the agriculture industry experiences.What support looks like, depending on your level of education, experience, and training.How to prepare and have…See More
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TALK, ASK, LISTEN - Module 1 - Mental Health Awareness at Online

October 5, 2020 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Do More Ag will be providing the “Talk, Ask, Listen” webinar, broken down into one hour modules at zero cost during Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-8, 2020.The workshop provides information on topics such as:The signs and symptoms of mental illness, anxiety, depression, stress, and substance use, including the unique statistics and factors the agriculture industry experiences.What support looks like, depending on your level of education, experience, and training.How to prepare and have…See More
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Canada’s Digital Farm Show - Sept 15-19,2020 at Canada's Outdoor Park

September 15, 2020 at 8:30am to September 19, 2020 at 5pm
Canada's Digital Farm Show will, in true outdoor farm show fashion, deliver interactive content from the field, giving participants a unique vantage point to see equipment and agricultural technology in a way they have not been able to before.Canada’s Digital Farm Show will feature unique programming like crop plot tours, equipment demonstrations, dairy and livestock automation, an exhibitor showcase featuring hundreds of agricultural companies and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to…See More
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OFA Regional Meetings 2020 - Elgin County at Online

August 19, 2020 from 8pm to 9pm
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OFA is conducting this year’s regional meetings in a virtual format. This format is to ensure we protect the health and safety of our staff, directors and members.OFA regional meetings offer the opportunity to engage in discussions about the issues and priorities impacting the agriculture and food industry, network with local federation directors and fellow members, and support your local agricultural community.The virtual experience of attending regional meetings…See More
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Webinar - Fighting the Invasive Plant Phragmites at Online Event

August 18, 2020 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join CVC for a Free Webinar on Fighting the Invasive Plant PhragmitesPhragmites is an invasive plant that has been damaging ecosystems in Ontario for decades. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is hosting a free webinar for rural landowners on controlling Phragmites on their properties. The Deep in the Reeds webinar takes place Tuesday, August 18 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.Join CVC’s Karen Buckle for a lively discussion on how to identify, control and manage this invasive plant with CVC’s invasive…See More
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RWSA Triennial Conference 2021 at Online

May 11, 2021 to May 15, 2021
“Kitchen Table Talk to Global Forum”Due to the circumstances resulting from COVID-19, the 2021 RWSA Triennial Conference is going virtual. Although we regret that we can not meet in person as originally planned, we are excited about the opportunity to host a virtual conference that allows for a more diverse range of panel presentations and participants. Any paper and panel submissions that have already been made will still be considered; however, we have extended the deadline to allow for…See More
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2020 Virtual Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase at Farms.com

November 17, 2020 to November 19, 2020
Farms.com is excited to announce that it will be holding its first Virtual Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase November 17 to 19, 2020.Precision agriculture involves observation, data collection, and making decisions based on what the data is showing.Keynote and breakout sessions are being offered with a variety of topics enabling you to tailor your interests.New to Precision Agriculture?Attend our FREE pre-conference Precision Ag 101 & 201 webinars. Who should…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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Canada and Nova Scotia Launch $1M Program to Protect Farm Workers

The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia have reached a new agreement that will see the Government of Canada invest $983,500, for a total of up to $1,229,375 available funding, under the Emergency On-Farm Support Fund to protect farm workers in Nova Scotia. The federal funding will be delivered by the Nova Scotia’s Department of Agriculture.

New Report Sends Warning about Ramifications of Lack of Farmer Support by Canadian Government

Atlantic Grain Council, Grain Farmers of Quebec (Producteurs de grains du Québec), and Grain Farmers of Ontario draw attention to a recent report warning the Canadian government of the consequences of its continued lack of support for farmers in the face of heightened competitive disadvantages with respect to U.S. farmers.

Ontario Supporting Farmers Through Research Investments

Ontario is investing $6.52 million into more than 40 agri-food research projects that will support the production of safe, high-quality food, stimulate economic growth, and contribute to even more environmentally friendly agriculture practices.

4-H Ontario congratulates the Provincial winners of Go For The Gold 2020

4-H Ontario is thrilled to announce the provincial winners of the 2020 Go For The Gold competition (GFTG), with John Taylor (President/CEO of OMIA) present at the virtual event, sponsored by Ontario Mutual.

Ont. counties call for tax updates

Representatives of several counties in Ontario recently expressed concern over the property valuation and taxation processes for aggregate sites.

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