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AALP's Blog – July 2010 Archive (11)

AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 11 - Going Home



July 15, 2010 - We awoke to a foggy morning on the final day of the legendary AALP Class 13 study tour. The mood on the bus was happy as we looked forward…

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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 10



July 14, 2010 - We packed our bags this morning and left Washington for Andrews Air Force Base. There…

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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 9



July 13, 2010 - It was another early morning as Day 9 kicked off for the AALP 13 class. The group decided to get an early start as we would be battling traffic heading into the downtown core of Washington…

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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 8



July 12, 2010 – The eighth day of our tour took Class 13 to Chesapeake Bay to learn about the opportunities and challenges in this area. The Chesapeake Bay…

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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 7



Sunday, July 11, 2010 - We started our day at 10:00 a.m. with the bus dropping our group off in the heart of Washington DC in the National Mall area.…



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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 6



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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 5

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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 4

July 8, 2010 - As the class travelled from the state of Ohio and into Pennsylvania, we enjoyed the rolling hills and deep wooded valleys on our way to State College PA, home of Penn State University. It was here that we would meet a number of cutting edge leaders from the Pennsylvania Commonwealth.



Upon our arrival in State College, we were fortunate to have Mr. Russell…
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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 3

July 7, 2010 – Today was a step back in time as we continued our tour through north-central Ohio. Our first stop was the…

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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 2

July 6, 2010 – Day two of the legendary AALP North American Study Tour continued despite sweltering heat. A continental breakfast greeted the class at 7:30 a.m., although there were those who chose to skip breakfast and bank the extra…

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AALP Class 13 North American Study Tour Day 1



Day one of Class 13’s North American Study Tour came to an end after a 10 hour trek to our first destination point in Columbus, Ohio. We covered a lot of Ohio landscape…

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

ESS RELEASE Fall Harvest 2023: Canadian fresh produce industry engages with Parliamentarians

The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) successfully concluded their annual joint advocacy event, Fall Harvest, which took place in Ottawa from November 20-22. This year's event centered on several key focus areas:

CONTEST OFFERS MILLIONS: If you can cut methane emissions

The Liberal government has launched a multi-million-dollar contest to entice farmers into cutting the natural methane emissions from cattle, whose bodies are already fuelled entirely by a renewable form of energy known as plant matter.

AT THE ROYAL: Top beef bull sells for $15,000

Among all the beef bulls judged at the 2023 Royal Winter Fair, the best of them all was entered by Baker Farms of Madoc.

Perth County sheep farmer loses leg in auger accident

A 34-year-old Perth County sheep farmer suffered life-altering injuries in what a family member said was an auger accident. One leg was lost in the accident and the farmer’s other leg was broken.

Farms vulnerable to cyber security threats, new research shows

As Canada’s farms become more connected and more digital, there is a consensus among experts that it’s a matter of when and not if a farm business will experience a cyber security problem. 

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