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February 2014 Blog Posts (11)

Infographic: Growth of Technology

North American Study on Technology in Agriculture from Dupont Pioneer

Added by OntAG Admin on February 25, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Infographic: Canadian Farm Income Forecast Highlights 2013-2014

Added by OntAG Admin on February 19, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Trish Jordan Blog: Sochi 2014 – A Day Off in Russia

By Trish Jordan, Public & Industry Affairs Director, Monsanto Canada

After a busy last couple of days in my 2014 Olympic Winter Games experience in Sochi, Russia, I was finally able to sleep in on Friday morning as the women’s Canadian curling team had a bye. Happy belated Valentine’s Day everyone!

It was great not to have to be down in the lobby of our hotel at our usual 7:30 am departure time. With…

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Added by OntAG Admin on February 16, 2014 at 4:12pm — 1 Comment

Trish Jordan Blog: Sochi 2014 – Canada Olympic House Lows and Highs

By Trish Jordan, Public & Industry Affairs Director, Monsanto Canada…

Canada House at Sochi

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Added by OntAG Admin on February 15, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Trish Jordan (Monsanto Canada) Blog: Sochi 2014 – The Adventure Continues

By Trish Jordan, Public & Industry Affairs Director, Monsanto Canada…

Carol Jones, mother of Team skip Jennifer Jones, farmer and rancher Jesse Lawrence, and Trish

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Added by OntAG Admin on February 12, 2014 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

3-yr rotations. S. Ont. producers who grew corn '11, soybean '12, & wheat '13 (from AAFC crop map

Another Agriculture and Agrifood satellite map thanks to Leander Campbell.

3-yr rotations. S. Ont. producers who grew corn '11, soybean '12, & wheat '13 (from AAFC crop maps) Embedded image permalink

Added by OntAG Admin on February 11, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Who loves corn? These producers probably do! S. Ont. fields that grew corn in '11, '12 & '13

Another Agriculture and Agrifood satellite map thanks to Leander Campbell.



Who loves corn? These producers probably do! S. Ont. fields that grew corn in '11, '12 & '13. (AAFC crop maps) …

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Added by OntAG Admin on February 11, 2014 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Trish Jordan (Monsanto Canada) Blog: Sochi 2014 – Full of Surprises on Day One

By Trish Jordan, Public & Industry Affairs Director, Monsanto Canada…

The Black Sea near the Canadian group hotel

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Added by OntAG Admin on February 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

FCC Video: Meet Hayley Wickenheiser, A Champion On And Off The Ice.

Added by OntAG Admin on February 7, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Dr. Gord Surgeoner Named to the Ontario Agriculture Hall of Fame

Gord Surgeoner, widely known for his significant contributions over a long and varied career as a scientist, educator and agri-food booster in biotechnology and cutting-edge manufacturing, is about to be inducted into the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame in Milton.

The Fergus native said Wednesday he felt honoured, highly appreciated the recognition, but was "humbled, too" because of the illustrious inductees that have preceded him.…

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Added by OntAG Admin on February 6, 2014 at 6:15pm — No Comments

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Fertilizer Company Pivot Bio Launches Canadian Operations

American fertilizer company Pivot Bio has expanded operations into Canada, a July 28 news release said. Product trials are currently underway in eastern and western Canada on corn, wheat, and canola, with the expansion pending regulatory approvals. “Pivot Bio was founded on the belief that farmers need a better way to fertilize their crops,” Karsten Temme, Pivot Bio CEO and co-founder said in the release. “We are excited to expand our operations and ultimately introducing our technology to farmers everywhere, starting in Canada.”

Canada set to copy Dutch plans for farming

Eastern Ontario farmers who fear that drastic Dutch policies on farming are coming to Canada, appear to be right.

Local farmers protest Dutch plan to cut fertilizer use

Eastern Ontario farmers rolled tractors and pickup trucks in a day-long show of solidarity with Dutch farmers who have for weeks protested onerous impending fertilizer restrictions and herd cuts in the Netherlands.

NFP Welcomes Javier Pardo, Oil and Gas Industry Risk Management Expert

NFP, a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager and retirement advisor, today announced it has appointed Javier Pardo as senior vice president, Complex Risk Solutions Group (CRSG), NFP in Canada.

Government of Canada invests $1.8 million in green economy

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced today an investment of over $1.8 million under the AgriAssurance Program to assist Bioindustrial Innovation Canada to further develop quality standards to accelerate growth of the bioeconomy in the agriculture sector.

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