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Sharon Courtepatte is attending Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's event
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Grey Bruce Farmer's Week at Elmwood Community Centre

January 7, 2015 at 9am to January 13, 2015 at 4pm
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) 2015 is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers! It will run from  January 7th to January 13th.Panels include:On Beef Day, many of the presenters from the day’s program will review How to Drive Profitability.On Dairy Day, three producers will share their perspective on Bedding Options.On Goat Day, one dairy goat producer, and one meat goat producer will share a Virtual Farm Tour.On Sheep Day, three sheep…See More
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte shared Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's event on Facebook
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte left a comment for Sharon Courtepatte
"I am a Registered Insurance Broker (Ontario) specializing in farm & agri-business insurance. All sorts of wonderful insurance packages AND premiums to suit your insurance needs! scourtepatte@donerhorsley.ca or 519-217-5833"
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte replied to Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's discussion Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
"Any interest in discussing farmers insurance? Am a Registered Insurance Broker over 25 yrs specializing in farm & agri-business."
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
Oct 30, 2014

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At 10:50am on October 31, 2014, Sharon Courtepatte said…
I am a Registered Insurance Broker (Ontario) specializing in farm & agri-business insurance. All sorts of wonderful insurance packages AND premiums to suit your insurance needs! scourtepatte@donerhorsley.ca or 519-217-5833
 
 
 

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Sulphur is an important nutrient in field crops. It is part of the chlorophyll in leaves, two essential amino acids, and rhizobia bacteria need it for nitrogen fixation. Sulphur is mostly stored in soil organic matter (OM), and it is mineralized each summer as OM breaks down. Sulphur will leach from the soil and volatilize into the air if crops don’t take it up, which makes soil testing difficult. Sulphur acts a lot like nitrate nitrogen, which has its own soil testing story! Our crops used to get a regular dose of sulphur from air pollution and acid rain, with manure being a good secondary source. Southern Ontario was always a hot spot for air pollution, but levels have dropped dramatically since 1990. This has reduced yearly sulphur deposition by 70% or more. At the same time our crop yields have increased, exporting additional S from the soil.

New ag mental health program in Ont.

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Temporary Field Storage of Manure In Winter

The opportunity to get bedded-pack cattle manure was too good to pass up. But now as the field in front of me is a sea of white with deep drifts, one question arises, “Where is the best location to temporarily store the manure?”

The Government of Canada Invests in Fishing and Recreational Harbours in southern Ontario

Communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbours that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbours and work with municipalities and other stakeholders to enhance local communities.

Government of Canada invests over $50 million to help the agricultural sector address emerging challenges and opportunities

Canada's agriculture and agri-food system contributes over $114 billion to our gross domestic product, and provides safe, nutritious and sustainable food for the world, while creating well-paying jobs for our middle class. The sector is working hard to find innovative approaches to respond to growing domestic and global demand while addressing emerging challenges and maintaining its environmental sustainability.

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