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

Lessons In Farming

I'm a young farmer. I can say that now - especially since just a couple of weeks ago we moved out to one of our family farms. This is a house my great-grandfather built in the early 1900's, and is the farm where the dry cows and heifers are kept. My mom and dad are a few kilometres away at the farm I grew up in - where the milking cows are.



As I get settled on the farm, I thought I'd share some of my experiences. Along the way I'd invite any and all pieces of advice I can get - as I… Continue

Added by Andrew Campbell on December 17, 2009 at 1:24pm — 6 Comments

The Future of Pork

We all know about the struggles facing the pork industry -- the big question though is how do we fix it.



Here are a couple of videos with some involved in the sector discussing how to move forward. Take a look a add your thoughts below.…



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Added by Andrew Campbell on December 16, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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

Grain Farmers of Ontario Congratulates Ridgetown Campus on Field Crop Services Building

Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers congratulates the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus on receiving $6.5 million for the construction of the new Field Crop Services Building from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Ontario Young Farmers Forum moves to a virtual program for 2020

The Southwest Agricultural Conference, Eastern Ontario Crop Conference, Golden Horseshoe and Heartland Soil and Crop Improvement Associations are hard at work pulling together the first ever ONTARIO Agricultural CONFERENCE.

Ontario Supporting Farmers Through Advanced Agriculture Research

The Ontario government, through the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO), is working with the University of Guelph to invest $6.5 million into the construction of a new Field Crop Services building on the Ridgetown campus.

Grain Farmers of Ontario Recognizes Ontario Government and Greenfield Global Investment in Public Safety Initiative

Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers congratulates Greenfield Global and the Ontario government on today’s announcement of a $75 million project at Greenfield’s Johnstown,ON facility to produce medical-grade alcohol, with an additional provincial government investment from the Ontario Together Fund of $2.5 million.

DAIRY FARMERS REMIND TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT THAT “A PROMISE MADE IS A PROMISE TO BE KEPT”

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) wants to remind the federal government that while the effects of three successive trade agreements are being felt on farms, farmers are still waiting for the compensation they were promised.

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