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September 2014 Blog Posts (10)

Infograph: New Tax Credit for Farm Donations to Community Food Groups

For more information on this program visit: http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/cfpdtc/index.html

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Farms.com Corn Report: Pre Harvest Combine Preparation Tips

Case IH Combine Product Specialist, John Tyczinski, shares key maintenance tips to prepare your combine for harvest.

For additional Farms.com Corn Report videos visit

http://www.farms.com/corn/corn-report.aspx

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Ontario braces for first frost of the season

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Come find us at the Canada Outdoor Farm Show! Farms.com, AgCareers.com, Ag Buyer's Guide and Farms.com Risk Management

Come find us at the Outdoor Farm Show: Download the show map. Find photos from the Show here (keep checking back for more).

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Western Fair Opens Sept 5th and runs until the 14th, Its 139th Year with a Strong Agriculture Tradition

The 10-day event draws tens of thousands of people who will hit the rides, eat the food, listen to the great music concerts and see the shows. Included in this, and popular with the fair goers, is the agriculture exhibit that shows off the rich heritage of the Fair, and the farm economy surrounding the city of London. …

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Valco: 2010-2013 Ag Land Values Study - Southwestern Ontario Counties

In 2013, agricultural land values continued to increase substantially over 2012 land values, with the average rate of increase across the 10 Counties being approximately 22%-25%. This rate of increase is very similar to the rate of increase on land values since 2010, when land values in Southwestern Ontario began to increase at historic levels. This 20%-30%…

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See the Tempo High Speed Planter at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show.

Speed evolves. You win.  

See the Tempo® High Speed Planter at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.

Until now, planting was a choice of speed or precision. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, you’ll see how the Tempo High Speed Planter changes that forever. Tempo delivers amazing accuracy in all field conditions – at speeds of up to 10.5 mph.

As an added Farm Show bonus, you can enter to win an Ontario weekend getaway or a Moto 360 smart watch. Enter at both our corn…

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Added by OntAG Admin on September 1, 2014 at 9:46am — 1 Comment

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Charges laid in cattle theft investigation

With the assistance of Livestock Services of Saskatchewan (LSS), RCMP have laid several charges against a Whitewood, Sask. man for cattle rustling. On June 28, a Saskatchewan RCMP Livestock Investigator received a report from LSS about a suspicious livestock transaction. Moosomin RCMP determined 14 calves had been stolen from a farm in the RM of Silverwood in three different incidents. Further investigation determined a man stole the calves and attempted to sell them. 34-year-old Ryan Bennett from the Whitewood, Sask. area is charged with three counts of theft of cattle over $5,000, three counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, and three counts of trafficking property obtained by crime over $5,000. Bennett is scheduled to appear in court in Moosomin on Aug. 20. Seven calves have since been recovered and returned to the farm.

Manitoba Ag Hall of Fame adds four individuals

Four names have been added to the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame. Hugh Drake, Dr. Don Flaten, Dr. Allan Preston, and Fred Tait were recognized for their contributions to Manitoba’s agriculture industry at a ceremony this week at Winnipeg’s Red River Exhibition Park. The nominees for 2024 are: Hugh Drake of Elkhorn, Man. dedicated most of his life to service on various boards within the agriculture industry in Manitoba. For 14 years Drake served as a director with three different grain companies. During this time, he also sat on the Heartland Livestock board, an amalgamation of Manitoba Pool Elevators and Saskatchewan Wheat Pool livestock markets. While Drake was on the board of Heartland Livestock, they built a new auction barn at Virden, Man. which is still in operation. In the late 80’s Drake participated in the provincial debt review board and played an active role assisting farmers in financial crisis. Drake dedicated his life and time away from his own businesses and fam

Québec names 2024 Outstanding Young Farmers

Due to an important transition for Québec Outstanding Young Farmers, the winners for 2024 were revealed during summer activities held at La Grange de l'île, Île d'Orléans, on July 3.

Ontario is investing in innovative agri-food research

The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in The Ontario government is investing $7.2 million in 44 Ontario-led research and innovation projects. This investment is being made through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration between the province, the University of Guelph and Agricultural Research and Innovation Ontario (ARIO).

Ontario Hazelnut Association organizes three farm tours

The Ontario Hazelnut Association has announced three farm tours at different locations around the province to showcase the broad growing range of the tree nuts.

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