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Andrew Campbell's Blog – May 2010 Archive (2)

Future of Dairy Farming = Efficiency

Dairy farmers can sometimes get a bad reputation. Because of supply management, I'd agree that some farms can hang on longer than they would if they were open to the free market. The free market can be very good and eliminating the least efficient very quickly. Unfortunately - it can also eliminate some good farmers who just get mixed up in a market they can't control (just ask a hog farmer).



However - I think those least efficient dairy farmers are going to have to make…

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Added by Andrew Campbell on May 20, 2010 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

When Bigger Isn't Better

When I think of farming, I think of a few things. Feeding cows, planting and harvesting corn, baling hay. They, and most of the jobs I do around the farm, all relate to production. Most of you will agree that is one of the big reasons we farm -- we like being around animals, we like being on the land, we don't like numbers.



But I was lucky enough to get the chance to realize that even if we don't like the numbers, we all like making more money.



The Ontario Dairy Youth…

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Added by Andrew Campbell on May 12, 2010 at 3:32pm — 1 Comment

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

CCA looking back on 90 years

The Canadian Cattle Association is inviting Canadians to watch videos about its formation and its work

Farmers’ Almanac releases spring 2023 forecast

Western Ontario could experience dangerous storms in June

Joint release for Ontario grain stakeholders: No trade concerns with new soy and corn protection products available in 2023

Following a rigorous review of export market requirements and residue potential when used according to the label, the joint Market Access Committee for corn and soybeans has concluded that the risk of any crop protection product residue related trade disruption is acceptable for five new corn products and three new soybean products available in 2023

2023 OPMA Membership Renewal Drive

Thank you for your continued support of the Ontario produce industry and the OPMA

Canada and Ontario Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet in Dufferin County

The governments of Ontario and Canada are investing more than $530,000 to bring fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than 140 families, farms and businesses in Dufferin County.

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