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Understand your rights and responsibilities as an employer at Exeter United Church

June 10, 2019 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Join for an HR information sessionHuman resources regulations are always changing and as a business owner, it’s important you know the rules.Katie DeBlock Boersma, employment law specialist with Monteith Ritsma Phillips Professional Corporation will walk you through the recent updates and how they could impact your farm. Some topics she’ll cover:Technology and your farm – managing online bullying and social mediaEmployee sick days – employer obligations and rightsEmployee dismissals – know the…See More
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Training Session for Potato Scouts at Holiday Inn

June 3, 2019 from 10am to 3:30pm
The 2019 Ontario potato scout training has been set for Monday, June 3rd from 10-3:30 at the Holiday Inn in Guelph. To sign up, please email Eugenia at eugeniabanks@onpotato.ca See More
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Ontario Pork Industry Council Annual General Meeting at stratford golf and country club

April 9, 2019 from 4pm to 9pm
Come to network with industry partnersPanel discussion on engaging the next generation in the pork industry, and an Agricultural Project UpdatesEnjoy a 3- course, pork focused dinnerRegistration cost: $40 for OPIC members &$50 for non-members,Producer members freePre registration is requiredRegistration deadline: April 5, 2019Registration opens at 4.00 p.m.meeting bringing at 4.30 p.m.To register, contact: Donna KaczmarczykTel: 519-272-1532         Fax: 519-272-2215Email:…See More
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Earlton Farm Show at Earlton Recreation Centre

April 12, 2019 at 10am to April 13, 2019 at 4pm
The Earlton Farm Show 2019 will be held Friday, April 12 from 10am to 9pm and Saturday, April 13 from 8am to 4pm at the Earlton Recreation Centre.Free admission (please bring a donation for local food banks).View the annual Forage and Seed Show, student art show, bid on farm equipment and supplies during the two live auctions held each day and listen to agriculture experts speak on a variety of topics.See More
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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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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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Brian Bell announces retirement as local agricultural development advisor

Spending his whole career working in the agricultural sector has offered a working life that Brian Bell has certainly enjoyed. “My whole career has been spent working with those in the agricultural sector. Absolutely, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it,” stated Mr. Bell, the local agriculture development advisor, who earlier this week officially retired after 30 years with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). “The work has been varied and very much related to the agricultural development in the region.”

Governments coordinate against swine fever

North American agriculture leaders are coordinating plans to keep swine safe from a deadly disease in China and Europe. Dr. Jack Shere, chief veterinary officer and deputy administrator for Veterinary Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, delivered a joint statement on behalf of leaders in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that they were responding to the threat of African swine fever with more biosecurity, agreements to minimize damage to trade if the disease reaches North America, and public education about the potential harm from the disease. The statement followed a forum April 30-May 1 in Ottawa, Ontario, attended by representatives from 15 countries.

Canada’s Largest Educational Foodservice Provider Launches the Buy Local Program, with Marketing Support from Foodland Ontario

Chartwells launched their landmark Buy Local program, a coast-to-coast approach to offering quality-assured, fresh, locally-sourced food from community-based, local vendors. The program is available to approximately 650 Chartwells campuses and schools across Canada. Whether it’s a jar of honey or a basket of fresh blueberries, the Buy Local program will create direct connections between Chartwells’ chefs and local farmers and vendors.

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Ontario Cuts Red Tape, Supports Investment and Job Creation

The Ontario government has announced further actions to help create and protect jobs in the auto sector. In February, the government launched its Driving Prosperity auto plan aimed at addressing challenges in the sector around competitiveness, innovation and talent. The government made it a priority to reduce red tape and restore Ontario's competitive advantage. Today, it is delivering on that promise.

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