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Andrew Campbell's Blog – August 2009 Archive (2)

It's Official - I'm Now a Farmer.

So I think its official – I’m a real farmer. Now there was no certificate or degree from Guelph. No big ceremony or letter stating I was now accepted to the farming profession. I’ve decided I’m a real farmer because of one innocent thought. People told me I would have these thoughts, they warned me to expect them. I always shrugged those naysayers off saying I would not be like other farmers. But then it happened, just like it was suppose to. We were baling hay late yesterday afternoon. The… Continue

Added by Andrew Campbell on August 26, 2009 at 9:48am — 2 Comments

Which is Better-Livestock or Deadstock?

If you are going to have livestock, you are going to have deadstock.



I don’t know who coined that term, but every farmer knows it’s the truth. But that doesn’t mean you leave anything sick to die.



That would appear to be what some folks rather we do. As noted in an article in TIME Magazine and the New York Times, the world seems to have something against antibiotics.



I’m going to use our small dairy farm as an example. It’s been a tough couple of weeks. After… Continue

Added by Andrew Campbell on August 24, 2009 at 1:35pm — No Comments

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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