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September 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Government And Industry Are Progressing Slowly On Waste And Wash Water Regulations

Water use related issues are of rising importance to farmers across Ontario. Potential solutions to environmental concerns surrounding wash and waste water for fruit and vegetable growers are progressing slowly. If Ontario is going to continue to succeed as a major food producer, agriculture needs low cost, efficient solutions that meet environmental concerns head on.

Earlier this year, the Christian Farmers Federation expressed its support for greenhouse and nursery growers to have a…

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Added by CFFO Blog on September 28, 2012 at 11:45am — No Comments

The CFFO Commentary: Hay East Initiative Demonstrates Farmers Willingness to Help Each Other

By Nathan Stevens

September 14, 2012 

 

Tough times can bring out the best and worst in people. The drought that has impacted some areas of the province is an instance where the best is coming out in Canadian Farmers. The efforts being made to put together a “Hay East” campaign demonstrates that farmers separated by thousands of kilometers can pull together in times of need.

Back in 2002, Eastern Canadian…

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Added by CFFO Blog on September 14, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

Baxter Black: The Phone Call.

Added by OntAG Admin on September 13, 2012 at 10:50pm — No Comments

Steve Redmond Visits The Farm Progress Show In Boone, Iowa.

Added by OntAG Admin on September 3, 2012 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Video: Method for Estimating Corn Yields.

Added by OntAG Admin on September 3, 2012 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Ontario Beekeepers Prize Pungent Buckwheat Honey

After spending time with another local beekeeper and helping harvest his annual summer honey crop this son of a beekeeper has become even more acutely aware of the various honey regions that are waiting to be discovered by North American kitchens , across the province of Ontario.

One such naturally occurring region is the wild buckwheat fields in northeastern Ontario, above hwy 7 on…

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Added by Robert Campbell on September 1, 2012 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

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Krista Klompstra discusses how Granular Business can help farmers gain better control over their farming operations.

Understanding trade issues: Implications for the farm

Trade statistics, international trade agreements and non-tariff trade barriers are not always top-of-mind for farm families.

What is the true cost of Alfalfa Snout Beetle on your farm?

When alfalfa snout beetle (ASB) becomes fully established on your farm, its presence cost you $300-$600 per cow annually.

ONTARIO WELCOMES TREE FRUIT SPECIALIST

Erika DeBrouwer, peach and pear grower and now OMAFRA tree fruit specialist, will be sharing her knowledge and extension skills from the Simcoe, Ontario office. She joined January 11.

Syngenta Canada announces new additions to Miravis® fungicide lineup

Syngenta Canada today announced key additions to the Miravis® fungicide product lineup that will help growers protect yield and quality in an even broader range of crops.

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