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Ontario Forage Expo at Brakke Farm Inc

July 5, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
The Ontario Forage Council, in conjunction with the Dufferin and Northumberland County Soil and Crop Improvement Associations,invite you to participate Forage Expo 2018! Dufferin County will host the western location on Thursday, July 5th at Brakke Farm Inc, in Grand Valley, and Northumberlad Countywill host the eastern location at Loval Farms, on July 10th in Warkwoth.Sponsorship Opportunities…See More
May 16
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Hastings County Plowing Match & Farm Show at Hasting County

August 22, 2018 at 9am to August 23, 2018 at 4pm
200 exhibitors of agricultural technology & services, woodlot info & demos, crafts, family program, antiques, Queen of the Furrow & entertainmentHosted by: SCOTT AND ANGELA TRUDEAU AND FAMILYhdanford@sympatico.caSee More
May 2
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9TH Annual Ontario Hazelnut Association Symposium at Four Points Sheraton

March 27, 2018 from 8:15am to 5pm
The Ontario Hazelnut Association, in co-operation with Ferrero Canada, will host IF YOU PLANT IT, THEY WILL COME, the 9TH Annual Ontario Hazelnut Association Symposium. a gathering of growers, nurseries, companies, government, academics and executives who are involved in the hazelnut value chain in Ontario. PROGRAM OVERVIEW The program will include plenary sessions and panel sessions delivered by Canadian and international experts with key guest speakers and thought-provoking panel…See More
Mar 21
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The London Farm Show at Metroland Media Agriplex

March 7, 2018 at 9am to March 9, 2018 at 4pm
The London Farm Show - Celebrating 80 Years & The Largest Indoor Farm Show in Eastern Canada Bringing Leaders Together - Showcasing The Latest Industry Trends &Newest TechnologyWhat To Expect At The Show:Interactive & Educational Seminars320+ ExhibitorsDates, Times & Locations:Wed, Mar 7 @ 9AM - 5PMThur, Mar 8 @ 9AM - 5PMFri, Mar 9 @ 9AM - 4PMFree Shuttle Service available from the Western Fair District & BMO parking lots to show entrances See More
Mar 5
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OSCIA 2018 Annual Conference at Best Western Lamplighter Inn,

February 13, 2018 at 10am to February 14, 2018 at 9:30pm
The 2018 Annual Conference is being held at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn, located in London, Ontario on February 13-14, 2018. Any member can attend, please visit the links below for more information. This year is full of engaging speakers and interactive panel discussions on soil health and the influence of diversity in the farming community. Join us to discuss innovative farming practices, network with…See More
Jan 8
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Precision Planting & 360 Yield Center at Galaxy Cinema

February 9, 2018 from 8am to 12pm
Devolder Farms presents Precision Planting & 360 Yield Center at the Galaxy Cinema, Chatham. 8:30 to noon with lunch. Speakers: Stephanie Smith, 360 Yield Center Regional Agronomist, Jason Webster, Precision Planting Agronomist. RSVP by Feb 5. info@devolderfarms.comSee More
Jan 3
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Grey County Soil & Crop Improvement Association at Flesherton Kinplex

December 15, 2017 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
The Annual Seed & Feed Show, Annual Meeting and Trade Show will be held at the Flesherton Kinplex on Friday, December 15th, 2017.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: Tile Drainage – It Doesn’t Cost - It Pays; Update on world plowing match in Kenya; Getting the Excitement Back into Canola; and a Soil Presentation.A Producer Panel will look at In-Season Nitrogen…See More
Dec 4, 2017
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52nd Annual Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week 2018 at Elmwood Community Centre

January 3, 2018 to January 9, 2018
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (#GBFW18), in its 52nd year, will run from Wednesday, January 3rd to Tuesday, January 9th, starting with Beef Day, and ending with Crops Day.  It is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers!  The individual days are as follows:Beef Day - Wednesday, January 3, 2018Dairy Day - Thursday, January 4, 2018Goat Day - Friday, January 5, 2018Sheep Day - Saturday, January 6, 2018Horse Day - Sunday, January 7, 2018Ecological…See More
Nov 23, 2017
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AG 4.0.1 - DIGITAL AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE at Meaford Hall Arts And Cultural Centre

November 24, 2017 from 8:30am to 4pm
Grey County is excited to continue the conversations we started in 2016 about the rural renaissance at the intersection of agriculture and technology. As with last year, we’ve assembled an inspiring line-up of innovators and thought leaders to guide our sessions and engage participants.This year we will shine the light on global challenges and local opportunities.We’ll celebrate successes, explore problems to be solved, and inspire creative engagement between ag and tech throughout the day.…See More
Nov 6, 2017
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Corn Stover Baling Demonstrations at DFG Farms - Dave Gillespie

November 17, 2017 all day
These trial days will demonstrate the field protocol and equipment (provided by Advantage Farm Equipment) selected by CSPC to bale and stack large square bales of corn stover.This demonstration will be very similar to the process used for the biomass supply chain in southwestern Ontario as Comet Biorefining announced previously that Sarnia, Ontario will be the location of its commercial-scale biomass derived sugar facility.**If weather is questionable please call Brian Cofell at #519-312-0267…See More
Oct 31, 2017
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Corn Stover Baling Demonstrations at Vanek Farms

November 16, 2017 all day
These trial days will demonstrate the field protocol and equipment (provided by Advantage Farm Equipment) selected by CSPC to bale and stack large square bales of corn stover.This demonstration will be very similar to the process used for the biomass supply chain in southwestern Ontario as Comet Biorefining announced previously that Sarnia, Ontario will be the location of its commercial-scale biomass derived sugar facility.**If weather is questionable please call Brian Cofell at #519-312-0267…See More
Oct 31, 2017
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Corn Stover Baling Demonstrations at Shea Farms

November 14, 2017 all day
These trial days will demonstrate the field protocol and equipment (provided by Advantage Farm Equipment) selected by CSPC to bale and stack large square bales of corn stover.This demonstration will be very similar to the process used for the biomass supply chain in southwestern Ontario as Comet Biorefining announced previously that Sarnia, Ontario will be the location of its commercial-scale biomass derived sugar facility.**If weather is questionable please call Brian Cofell at #519-312-0267…See More
Oct 31, 2017
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Robotic Milking Open House at Twin locust farm

November 3, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Bryan and julie cook and family are excited to Announce their upcoming Open House for JBC dairy onFriday,November3,2017•10:00am-3:00pmatJBC dairy (Twin locust farm)  5194 concession 9 sunnidale road, Stayner,ON.See More
Oct 31, 2017
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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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