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South Western Ontario Dairy Symposium - 2022 at 875 Nellis St

February 24, 2022 from 9am to 5pm
The South Western Ontario Dairy Symposium committee looks forward to February 2022 with the hopes that we will have this pandemic behind us. At that time the committee hopes to have an exciting program for dairy producers and a great tradeshow for exhibitors.We thank you for your support in the past and we look forward to seeing you in 2022.Follow us on Twitter @SWODSdairy  or on Facebook for the latest information.An Interactive Event Planned by Producers for ProducersPlanned and sponsored by…See More
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Forage Focus 2021 FREE Webinar Series at online

November 30, 2021 at 12pm to December 2, 2021 at 1pm
Ontario Forage Council is pleased to bring back the Forage Focus conference! This year we will be hosting one webinar per day for three days during the first week of December. We would greatly appreciate it if you could share the following information via your communications channels.Forage Focus: Field to FeedNovember 1 - December 2, 2021Free webinarsRegistration:…See More
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56th Annual Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week 2022 ~Goes Virtual, Again~ at online

January 4, 2022 to January 11, 2022
It goes without saying that the past many months have been difficult! Looking to the remainder of this year, and into 2022, there is continued uncertainty as to what the impacts from the variants of COVID-19 will bring! There is no doubt that in-person gatherings are sorely missed, and we all certainly crave to be in Elmwood, sitting down to a hot roast beef meal among friends. But, until that is safely possible, the Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) committee, with the support of their Premier…See More
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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) -Crop Stop at 744906 Oxford Road 17

September 23, 2021 at 8:30am to September 24, 2021 at 5:30pm
For over 25 years, farmers have attended Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to learn about the newest and most innovative products and technology in agriculture. In 2020 and 2021, during the global pandemic, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show moved to an online digital platform to continue to bring farmers relevant news and updates that could benefit their operations. In September 2021, two small-scale in-person events will be held on the Discovery Farm site in Woodstock, Ontario, home of Canada’s Outdoor…See More
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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) -Outdoor Dairy Days at 744906 Oxford Road 17

September 21, 2021 at 8:30am to September 22, 2021 at 5:30pm
For over 25 years, farmers have attended Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to learn about the newest and most innovative products and technology in agriculture. In 2020 and 2021, during the global pandemic, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show moved to an online digital platform to continue to bring farmers relevant news and updates that could benefit their operations. In September 2021, two small-scale in-person events will be held on the Discovery Farm site in Woodstock, Ontario, home of Canada’s Outdoor…See More
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2021 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo - cancelled at Lindsay Fairgrounds

October 13, 2021 to October 16, 2021
COVID-19 UNCERTAINTY FORCES CANCELLATION OF IPM 2021For the second year in a row, the Directors of the Ontario Plowmen’s Association have been forced to make the heart-wrenching decision to cancel the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM). Having been postponed until October 2021, plans were well underway to hold the IPM at the Lindsay Exhibition Grounds and neighbouring farms.In spite of the current decline in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Ontario Government has yet to provide…See More
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Advancing Women in Agriculture Virtual Conference at Online Event

November 22, 2021 to November 23, 2021
AWC is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food, whether you are a university or college student studying agriculture, producer, rancher, entrepreneur, representative of a grower association or corporate agribusiness. AWC is for women who want to enhance their family life, community, career, and industry through:communications through coaching, mentoring, and networkingfinancial management and independencehealth and balance of life strategiescareer planning,…See More
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Innovations in the Local Food Frontier: Greenhouse, Vertical Farming, Aquaculture, Aquaponics at online

March 31, 2021 from 10am to 12pm
The Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance (NOFIA) and the County of Renfrew have come together to co-host the 2021 North & Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference virtually, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). This year’s theme is “Local Food More Than Ever”, and the sessions will explore the hard-won lessons from a global pandemic that can help strengthen local food businesses and organizations. Previously, this extremely successful…See More
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The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience at online

March 23, 2021 at 9am to March 25, 2021 at 2:30pm
Experience The Wonders Of Agriculture All Year Round. Join Us As We Take Canada’s Agricultural Showplace Online. Register Today. View Competition Books. Agriculture Zone. March 23-25. Free Registration. Agri-Food Pavilion. The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience is a unique opportunity to experience the very best in Canadian agriculture and food from your laptop, tablet, smart phone or desktop. The Royal Pavilion Presented by the Ontario Toyota Dealers Association features content…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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2021 Canola Seasonal Summary

There were about 33,000 acres of spring canola insured by Agricorp in 2021. Compared to 2020, total acres of spring canola decreased in regions south of Huntsville and increased in regions north of Huntsville. There were over 14,500 acres of canola seeded in Temiskaming District, which is a significant increase from 9300 acres last year and is the highest acreage since 2011 when 25,000 acres were seeded to spring canola.

The Nourish Network releases Annual Trend Report for Food, Beverage, and Agriculture for 2022

Nourish Food Marketing, Canada's only full-service marketing agency working exclusively with food, beverage, and agricultural clients, in partnership with Kahntact, leading marketers in the agriculture, food, and life science sectors, have released their annual Trend Report. After an unforgettable year for all of us, the 2022 Nourish Network Trend Report expands on 11 unique trends coming out of this shared global experience and suggests how we can start looking ahead and start thinking about the beginning of the end.

UPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running

UPL Ltd. has been ranked by Sustainalytics as the highest performing top-tier global crop protection company for overall sustainability performance in the 2021 ESG Risk Rating. With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system. Sustainalytics provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings, and data to institutional investors and companies, and produces an annual report into the sustainability performance of companies working in a range of sectors. The criteria assessed by Sustainalytics includes UPL's successes in managing Corporate Governance, Community Relations, Business Ethics, and Carbon footprint.

Can I Plant Corn in Rotation After Canola?

Planting corn after a crop of canola is generally not recommended, and the reason why has to do with beneficial fungi living in the soil. However, some studies and anecdotal experience in Ontario have shown that this rotation is not always problematic.

City of Hamilton votes to protect farmland

The City of Hamilton voted to protect 1,310 hectares of land

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