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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) offers the Career Focus program for recent graduates from an industry applicable college or university program.
Those interested in taking advantage of this program and receive up to $20,000 in funding support to hire a recent graduate are encouraged to act quickly before funding allotted for this program is fully subscribed.
With a total of $864,000 in funding available for distribution through the program, your company can benefit from…Continue
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This is going viral on the internet, but after watching it a few times it really is too good not to share.
What does it say about the consumer and their perception of food? Let us know what you think!
Two Dutch YouTube comedians went to an annual food convention in the Netherlands where they presented McDonald's food to "food experts". They simply cut the food into bite sized pieces and placed a toothpick in it and presented it as organic, high-class cuisine. Then, they asked…Continue
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by Paul Bootsma
Farmers need to get their story out to the public. The general public is the farmer’s customer and wants to know what farming is like in this decade. Agriculture, like all businesses, has evolved and changed, and today’s farmers are as likely to use a communication device as a shovel or a pitchfork.
Recently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released an article called Realities of Agriculture in…Continue
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Dairy cattle with enhanced immune responses not only have lower incidents of disease, but may also produce more bioactive compounds in their colostrum that are critical to newborn calves and are beneficial in fighting mastitis-causing pathogens, an Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) graduate student has found.
Research has shown that High Immune Responder (HIR) cows have a lower incidence of diseases, such as mastitis, metritis, ketosis and retained placenta. The HIR technology,…Continue
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Fall agenda fills up with political priorities
By Mark Wales, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture
Ontario politicians are heading back to the legislature for the fall sitting, and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has a full lineup of work to accomplish with the 107 MPPs representing our province.
We’ll be meeting, consulting, partnering and working with government policymakers on behalf of the 37,000 farm family members we represent. Our…Continue
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The "Road to the Royal" Chef Challenge has completed it's tour of 6 Ontario Fairs and the newest winner is Scott McRae, the head chef at David’s Restaurant in Port Dover. Scott edged two other challengers this weekend at the Road to the Royal cooking competition at the Norfolk County Fair.
David’s Restaurant is located on the…Continue
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For the Complete REMAX Farm Report 2014 click here: http://download.remax.ca/PR/FarmReport/FinalReport.pdf
The price of farmland in most Canadian markets has either held steady or increased this year, following a period of strong year-over-year growth. Mirroring the…Continue
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On Tuesday September 9th, I joined John Payne, Executive Producer of Rogers Cable TV Woodstock for the opening day of the 21st annual Canada's Outdoor Farm Show as his Community Cub Reporter!
It was a great day despite the weather, I learned a ton and had a great time doing it!
Watch part one here: …Continue
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