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Farmersville Exhibition 2024 at Centennial Park and Centre '76 Athens Ontario Canada

July 19, 2024 at 6pm to July 21, 2024 at 9pm
Feature tractor: International HarvesterAll makes are welcome.Admission Fees (as of January 4th 2024):$30 - weekend passor daily rates as follows...$15 - Friday night$15 - Saturday$15 - SundayReturning Events:Friday - Truck PullSaturday - Vintage Tractor PullSunday - Horse Draw and Lawnmower PullPlease check out the Schedule of Events page for more information.Exhibitors - Bring your vintage tractor, farm equipment, car, truck, motorcycle, small engine, homebuilt buggy - we are always looking…See More
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Kemptville college Alumni Reunion at Lombardy Agricultural Society Fairgrounds

August 17, 2024 from 10am to 7pm
The Alumni Board is preparing for annual reunion on Saturday, August 17th, 2024. It will be held at the Lombardy Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, 7 Kellys Road, Smiths Falls (just off Hwy 15), where Kemptville College Alumni Historical building has been constructed.Money raised from the auctions will go towards the Scholarship Fund. Donations are always welcome to support Alumni Operating costs & Functions.All Donations will be receipted at the reunion.No meal tickets sold on the day of…See More
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Clarington Agriculture Summit at Solina Community Hall

April 5, 2024 from 9am to 1pm
Members of the agriculture community in Clarington and surrounding area, the Clarington Agriculture Summit has returned! Join us, the Clarington Board of Trade, and partners in agriculture who have a passion for initiatives that celebrate agriculture, promote opportunities in agriculture, and support members of a community who invest so much more than time, to provide for and feed the world. We look forward to seeing you, welcoming our guest speakers and creating a space to cultivate…See More
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Brindley Auction Services presents a Spring Farm Equipment Online Auction Sale at BASE EQUIPMENT

April 17, 2024 from 8am to 5pm
Selling approximately 150 farm tractors, 400 pieces of new and used farm equipment, 50 pieces of construction equipment, quantity of unused Alo loaders and buckets, trucks, tools, tires and rims, duals, lawn and garden, and much more! Over 1,500 lots.YOU MUST REGISTER TO BID ONLINE THROUGH PROXIBID.COM. Please read all terms and conditions when registering.**NO IN-PERSON BIDDING**Preview of items can be conducted in person at BASE Equipment starting now until April 16th.Preview times are as…See More
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The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair at Exhibition Place

November 1, 2024 at 9am to November 10, 2024 at 8pm
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair takes place every November in the City of Toronto. Come celebrate the best in agriculture, local food, and equestrian competitions from across the country.The Royal is the largest combined indoor agriculture fair and international equestrian competition in the world. It is where Canadian and international breeders, growers and exhibitors are declared champions and where hundreds of thousands of attendees come to learn, compete, shop and have a great time with…See More
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Ontario Biomass Producers Co-op AGM at Country Heritage Park - Puslinch Hall

March 19, 2024 from 10am to 2:30pm
It's almost time for the Ontario Biomass Producers Co-op AGM! Join on Tuesday, March 19th for the OBPC AGM at Country Heritage Park - Puslinch Hall in Milton. Learn about the latest research and market updates, and get a chance to chat with fellow producers. Lunch is provided for those attending in person, and the event will also be streamed online.Please register…See More
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Milestone equipment : Open house at 4072 Line 72, Millbank

February 28, 2024 from 10am to 4pm
Milestone Equipment is a service-based dealer of quality farm and rural lifestyle equipment servicing the Millbank and Wellesley area.See More
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Veal Farmers of Ontario Annual General Meeting & Producer Education Day at The GrandWay Events Centre

March 13, 2024 from 9am to 3:30pm
The Veal Farmers of Ontario (VFO) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Producer Education Day will be returning to The GrandWay Events Centre in Elora, Ontario on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.Join us as industry leaders share an overview of the projects and issues directly impacting veal cattle and dairy calf producers that VFO has undertaken in 2023, along with a presentation from the Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency.Our dynamic speaker line-up also includes Steve Duff, Chief Economist from the Ontario…See More
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Ontario Pork Partners with Kitchener Rangers to Restock Food Bank Shelves at The Food Bank of Waterloo

February 13, 2024 all day
To celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day on February 13, 2024, Ontario Pork, the Kitchener Rangers, The Food Bank of Waterloo Region and Feed Ontario will make an announcement regarding the upcoming Ontario Hockey League game between the Kitchener Rangers and the Guelph Storm. Details of this initiative will be unveiled on how the public can help support Feed Ontario and The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2024 TIme: 1.30pm Refreshments will be provided. Media…See More
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Mark your Calendar – the March Classic is back at RBC

March 19, 2024 all day
Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, will open registration on January 4, 2024, for its 2024 March Classic: Advancing Our Strong Roots. This year’s event will take place on March 19, 2024, at RBC Place in London, Ontario.The 2024 March Classic lineup includes:Shawn Hackett, Ag Commodities Expert Marshall Sewell, Mind your Melon, Mental health and Stress Management advocate, sponsored…See More
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At 4:22am on June 26, 2013, Andrea Steed said…

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

Andrea @ PlanET

At 1:13pm 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 7:51am 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 5:16pm on November 19, 2011, Wayne Black said…
At 3:02am 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 4:40am on August 17, 2011, Mike Furlong said…

Thanks for your help

 

At 5:20pm on July 13, 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 10:01am 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 5:22am 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 2:26pm 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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Seeds Canada’s New President says Providing Value for Members is a Top Priority

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Just Minor Changes in US Soybean Balance Sheets

The USDA made just minor adjustments this month in its old- and new-crop US soybean outlooks. Updated supply-demand estimates released Friday lowered the 2023-24 soybean ending stocks estimate by 5 million bu from last month to 345 million, while new-crop stocks dropped 20 million bu to 435 million. Both numbers fell below average pre-report trade estimates of 355 million and 449 million, respectively. The drop in the old-crop ending stocks estimate was due to a 5-million bu reduction in the import forecast to 20 million bu. Soybean futures were trading mixed this afternoon, anywhere between 1 cent/bu higher and 7 cents lower. On the new-crop side, the USDA lowered its US soybean production estimate by 15 million from July to 4.435 billion, based on the June acreage report which reduced both planted and harvested area from earlier expectations. Meanwhile, this year’s average expected US soybean yield was unchanged from July at 52 bu/acre, up from 50.6 bu in 2023. The decline

Alberta Major Crop Conditions Steady

Alberta major crop conditions held steady this past week, as warmer temperatures arrived in all regions of the province.  Friday’s crop report pegged the condition of major crops (spring wheat, oats, barley, canola, and peas) at 74% good to excellent as of Tuesday, unchanged from July 2 and still comfortably above the five- and 10-year averages of 63% and 65%.  However, the report noted that warmer than ideal evening and overnight temperatures are not providing crops with a break from the hot days, which could stress those crops that have begun flowering over the last week.   “Slightly cooler temperatures and additional moisture in the weeks ahead would be beneficial as the spring crops progress through flowering and into seed development,” the report said.  The provincewide spring wheat crop was rated 78% good to excellent as of Tuesday, down a single point from a week earlier, while the condition of the oat and barley crops also slipped a single point to 74% and 77%, respectively

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