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August 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Solar Thermal Power

Solar Thermal Power is the fuel of the future and by harnessing it you can save many dollars and save the enviroment from greater damage and leaving a future to our offspring. Converting a dairy barn to solar energy can save heating water costs up to 80%.

 

The future counts on all of us to conserve.

 

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Added by William Clegg on August 29, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Agostino: Observations on Midwestern US Corn Crop Tour.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 28, 2012 at 11:10pm — No Comments

FEASTT: Fertilizer Efficiency And Strip Tillage Tour Demonstration.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 24, 2012 at 12:55pm — No Comments

The CFFO Commentary: A Time for Agriculture Policy Change? – Part 3

By Nathan Stevens

August 17, 2012

 

The agricultural sector is one that is poised for change.  This is the third in a series of commentaries raising questions about the direction of agriculture policy in Ontario and Canada. The first two parts of this series focused on the fundamentals that are pointing towards change and the need to focus on productivity. In the other parts of the commentary series, I will focus on the critical need…

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The CFFO Commentary: A Time for Agriculture Policy Change? – Part 2

By Nathan Stevens

August 10, 2012

 

The agriculture sector is one that has the potential to benefit from a focus on productivity. This is the second in a series of commentaries raising questions about the direction of agriculture policy in Ontario and Canada. In the second part of this commentary series, I want to talk about the potential of a productivity-oriented policy agenda. In other parts of the commentary series, I will focus on…

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Added by CFFO Blog on August 10, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments

Baxter Black Video: Polite Canadian At The Maple Creek Open.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 3, 2012 at 7:50pm — No Comments

How To Scout Fields For Spider Mites.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 2, 2012 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Ontario Horse Racing Programme Video: Support the Industry.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 1, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

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Tight Chinese pork supply to ease by fourth quarter: agriculture official

Construction of pig farms and rapid restocking will ease tight pork supply from the fourth quarter, an official at China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Monday. Stocks of productive sows have increased by 28.6% compared with the level in September 2019, official news agency Xinhua cited Yang Zhenhai, director of the animal husbandry and veterinary bureau under the ministry, as saying at a media briefing.

Solutions to Strengthen Our Agri-Food Chain - Sollio Cooperative Group

During the lockdown, Canadians showed a renewed interest in Canadian agricultural products. This increased consumer enthusiasm for their agri-food sector provides an opportunity to reinvest in agriculture and food processing. Everywhere, thousands of jobs have been suspended or lost across many sectors. The gradual resumption of economic activity will help to some extent, but it will take time.

USDA Releases July WASDE Report

The USDA released its July WASDE report on Friday. Dan Basse is president of AgResource Company in Chicago. "The market has reacted somewhat negatively...the report didn't have any major surprises," said Basse. "Maybe a surprise in the report is that China soybean imports were left at 96 million metric tons, both in this crop year, which is just about over with, and the new crop year. USDA is not forecasting that China will take additional soybeans or oilseed crops in that time frame."

VIDO-InterVac Expects to Begin Human COVID-19 Vaccine Trials By Fall

The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac expects to be ready by fall to begin testing in humans a newly developed vaccine to protect against COVID-19.

AALP Class 18 extended four to six months due to COVID

The Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) curriculum is renowned for its interactive participant seminars, study tours and exposure to world-wide networks.

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