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May 2013 Blog Posts (5)

AAFC: Quinoa And Amaranth - A New Place To Grow These Crops?

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientists in Guelph, Ontario are studying the nutritional benefits of Ontario-grown quinoa and amaranth as part of a project to determine the potential for introducing these South American grains to Ontario.

This year has been declared “The International Year of the Quinoa” by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Dr. Rong Cao, a scientist at AAFC’s Guelph Food…

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Added by OntAG Admin on May 28, 2013 at 1:33pm — No Comments

SAMCO 8 Row Pull Type Planting Corn In Earlton, Ontario With Degradeable Mulch Film.


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New 80PT model Samco planter. 8 row pull type planting maize corn with degradable mulch film to warm the soil in early spring. see our website for more information.

Added by OntAG Admin on May 18, 2013 at 11:49pm — No Comments

Terry Daynard's Blog: A Message to All You Older Guys/Gals: Get On Twitter

By older I mean about 50-plus, including old-timers like me who can still learn new skills. Younger people can ignore the following advice; they’ve mostly discovered what I’ll be saying, years ago.



I have long ignored the idea of social media. I saw no reason to inform others about my daily trivia, or to know the same about them. But then, thanks to two daughters, I discovered Twitter. It’s marvelous.



For sure, Twitter can be about trivia, and often is. But it’s also a… Continue

Added by OntAG Admin on May 14, 2013 at 3:58pm — 2 Comments

CFFO Commentary: The Proposed Ontario Budget holds Positives for Agriculture and Rural Ontario

By Nathan Stevens

May 10, 2013

 

The first proposed budget under our new Premier holds many positive commitments for agriculture and rural Ontario. The CFFO is pleased that there are commitments to the key issues that the organization raised in its budget submission on the need for fiscal discipline, the need for a focus on innovation, and the need for regulatory modernization. However, there are some areas of concern as…

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Added by CFFO Blog on May 10, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

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

De Dell Seeds Has Turned Over a New Leaf

De Dell Seeds has turned over a new leaf, and transferred its ownership and management to the next generation. Founded by Vince Trudell in 1999, De Dell Seeds has grown and evolved over the past 22 years while maintaining its family roots.

Canadian agri-food production leaders unite to celebrate achievements and commit to continue to advance Canada’s leadership role in the production of safe, sustainable and nutritious food ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit

The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) taking place on September 23, 2021 is a critical dialogue for people around the world to ensure the future of sustainable food systems and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ontario Young Farmers Forum moves to an in-person and virtual program for 2021

The Junior Farmer’s Association of Ontario (JFAO) has been closely monitoring local, provincial, and national health updates and guidelines, with particular consideration for the Ontario Young Farmers Forum (OYFF).

CFO Board and DCRs deliver positive message during Federal Election

CFO Board Directors and District Committee Representatives (DCRs) wrapped up a successful federal election engagement campaign, to provide information and education to candidates from all parties about supply management and issues facing chicken farmers.

Olymel poultry processing plant in St-Damase : Following an investment of over $30 million and 80 new jobs, the plant launches new pre-packaging activities

After a year of work and an investment of over $30 million, the poultry slaughterhouse and cutting plant in St-Damase in Montérégie Est has opened its new pre-packaging facilities.

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