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August 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Plant Nutrient Deficiency Chart

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Added by OntAG Admin on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Here are the Canadian guidelines for operating a UAV via @Transport_gc. Thanks to @AndrewMDavidson

Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV)

http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/standards/general-recavi-brochures-uav-2270.htm?WT.mc_id=ba3be

Personal Aviation, Special Flight Operations & Launch Safety…

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Added by OntAG Admin on August 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

BioAmber Plant in Sarnia - CBC Video Explains The Product and the Process

THE EXCHANGE WITH AMANDA LANG -BioAmber's natural chemistry

Interview with Mike Hartmann, Executive Vice President of BioAmber

BioAmber has developed an environmentally friendly way using corn (replacing petroleum with sugar) to make a common chemical (succinic acid) used in a wide range of products - from plastics and polymers to cosmetics and de-icing solutions. Hartman explains the product, process and why they chose Sarnia for their first plant.

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Added by OntAG Admin on August 20, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Farms.com Corn Report: Late Season Corn Disease Scouting Tips.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 15, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Schedule of Upcoming Local Plowing Matches in Ontario

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 DATE   Location
Algoma (St. Joseph)
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Added by OntAG Admin on August 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Unique scholarship program brings science and business together

The connection between science and business is an important one and one that’s gaining credence through the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Graduate Scholarship program.

Funded under the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership, HQP scholarships are awarded to support future generations of researchers, policy-makers and innovators in agri-food. Students gain a better understanding of business models and business management while completing research in their area of study. 

The program also…

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Added by Ontario Veterinary College on August 5, 2014 at 11:58am — No Comments

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Industry Statement: Beef Farmers Grateful for Government Response to Devastating Drought Situation in Northwestern Ontario

The Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) sincerely appreciate the swift response and immediate financial support for farmers in the Rainy River and Kenora Districts announced today by the Government of Ontario and the province's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Lisa Thompson. 

Government Providing Emergency Support for Northwestern Ontario Farmers

The Ontario government is taking action to support farmers in northwestern Ontario by providing up to $2 million to assist with emergency measures for feed, water and basic livestock needs because of the ongoing drought conditions in the region.

Government of Canada proposes new regulations to improve protection of temporary foreign workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for further action by the Government of Canada and its partners to improve the protection of temporary foreign workers.

OFA appreciates swift action of provincial government to support northwestern Ontario farmers

Relief is on the way for farmers in northwestern Ontario impacted by severe drought conditions.

SHIC Investigates Novel Morbillivirus in Pigs

The Swine Health Information Center has launched an investigation following the identification of a new virus in the genus of Morbillivirus.

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