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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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Sheep Body Condition Scoring at 206 Toronto St. S., Markdale lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

January 28, 2019 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
RESCHEDULED from January 28Learn a simple body condition score technique that will help you make decisions to improve sheep health and farm profitability.  Using body condition scoring on your farm can improve lamb survival, litter size and lamb weights as well as increasing ewe longevity. Facilitated by Delma Kennedy, Sheep Specialist, OMAFRA, and Marlene Paibomesai, Dairy Specialist, OMAFRA Registration is required, see attached course poster or go to…See More
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March Classic 2019 at London Convention Centre

March 19, 2019 from 7:15am to 9pm
MARCH CLASSIC 2019 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Register Today and Qualify for an Early Bird Draw To register, please visit:http://gfo.ca/marchclassic.Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, has opened registration for the 2019 March Classic – Growing momentum, Grain Farmers of Ontario's annual conference for farmers and…See More
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South Western Ontario Pork Conference at U of G Ridgetown Campus,

February 20, 2019 from 12pm to 8:30pm
South Western Ontario Pork Conference Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Longest running educational Pork Conference in CanadaThe Pork Conference is designed to be responsive to the grassroots pork industry and its producers. Practical information is presented for producers to manage their farming operations for profitability.2019 Program - "Making Money Start to Finish"Feature Speaker - Ron KetchemAgenda12:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Open House Visit the on-campus Swine Barn2:00 p.m. - Registration & Meet…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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Canola group demands Ottawa 'consider all available options' in China seed dispute

China's refusal thus far to accept a Canadian delegation to work out a solution to an ongoing canola seed trade dispute that's left farmers and exporters scrambling calls for more urgent action from Ottawa, says an industry group.

Ontario Field Crop Report – Week of April 15th, 2019

To date, very little field activity due to cool, wet spring so far this season. Most areas received significant rain this past weekend, resulting in saturated soils and ponding in fields (Figure 1) and in a few spots some soil erosion. Overall temperatures have been too cold to stimulate new growth on the winter wheat or alfalfa yet.

Minister's Statement on Agricorp Chair Appointment

Ernie Hardeman, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, issued the following statement:

Ontario Takes The Federal Carbon Tax to Court

Ontario is protecting what matters most and standing up for the people by taking the next step in opposing the federal government's unconstitutional carbon tax, which threatens Ontario jobs and makes life less affordable for families, students, seniors and communities.

Ontario Protecting Security of the People by Opposing the Carbon Tax

Ontario is protecting what matters most by fighting increased costs to community safety services caused by the imposition of a burdensome federal carbon tax. Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones were at the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Port Credit detachment today to talk about how the federal government's carbon tax will impact local correctional facilities and OPP detachments.

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