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December 2016 Blog Posts (3)

Beautiful Video: The Farmer.

Added by Joe Dales on December 23, 2016 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Why do we not STRIP TILL every acre of corn?

I was introduced to strip till in 1975. It worked pretty well, very well actually; but it didn't sell.

Almost every soil scientist on the planet is recommending strip till as the most economical, most environmentally friendly way to produce corn but only a handful of growers are actually putting strip till into practice. 



What's the deal? 

Corn seems to like it! 

The soil seems to like…

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Added by Jim Boak on December 23, 2016 at 5:37pm — 2 Comments

Advancements in equine health and welfare focus of research update

Advancements in equine health and welfare were on the agenda at a research evening for equine practitioners at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) last week.

Researchers at OVC and the Ontario Agricultural College provided practitioners with updates on wide-ranging equine research at the University of Guelph, including studies in reproduction, cardiology, biomechanics, respiratory disease, stem cell discovery,…

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Added by Ontario Veterinary College on December 21, 2016 at 10:53am — No Comments

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Government of Canada invests $945,000 to further protect Prince Edward Island farm workers during COVID-19

The Government of Canada recognizes the critical role of the food supply chain and is committed to improving the safety of these workplaces.

CFO’s Fall Virtual Industry Insight Meeting Provides Opportunity for Sector Collaboration

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) hosted the second semi-annual Virtual CFO Industry Insight Meeting of 2020. The online meeting was attended by numerous industry representatives, including primary processors, feed manufacturers, veterinarians, transporters, hatcheries, government, academia, and other allied industry partners.

Delivering High-Speed Internet in Essex County

Canada and Ontario are delivering on their commitment to create even more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the province through an improved, modern broadband network in Southwestern Ontario.

AgScape announces appointment of new Executive Director

AgScape released today that Taylor Selig, an experienced leader, has been promoted as Executive Director. Selig will focus on continuing AgScape’s mission of empowering Ontario students by increasing awareness and igniting interest in careers in the agriculture & food industries.

Merlo’s First Electric Telehandler Leading the Green Revolution

Merlo machines are instantly recognizable by their classic green paint, but with their first-ever fully-electric telehandler they now have a truly green machine in their inventory.

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