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OntAG Admin's Blog – March 2015 Archive (4)

Corn Specialist (OMAFRA) Greg Stewart now Lead Agronomist at Maizex Seeds

Maizex Seeds is pleased to announce the addition of Greg Stewart to their team in the role of Lead Agronomist

March 23, 2015:  Greg has been very influential in changing the landscape of agriculture in regards to corn fertility management in Ontario. His expertise and ability to communicate has helped raise the yield and profitability for Ontario Farmers. Greg is very well-known and respected from his nearly 17 years with OMAFRA; he holds a…

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Added by OntAG Admin on March 23, 2015 at 4:48am — No Comments

Video: CBC Fifth Estate: THE WAR ON WHEAT

​CBC Fifth Estate Program: THE WAR ON WHEAT

It's a multi-billion dollar battle for your belly. Millions of people are joining the anti-wheat revolution.

Kellogg's, the world's largest cereal maker, has seen its biggest drop in sales since the 1970s. Food companies are selling off their struggling bread divisions. It's all because best-selling health evangelists say that wheat is causing everything from fat bellies to schizophrenia. But do they have science on their side? Mark…

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Added by OntAG Admin on March 2, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

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Food Banks Canada's landmark Canada-wide Poverty Report Cards highlight deepening food insecurity and failures from all levels of government

Poverty in Canada is entrenched, deepening, and impacting low-income and vulnerable people in every region of the country according to Food Banks Canada's inaugural release of the Poverty Report Cards, which call for much-needed action from all levels of government.

Rail movement picks up as harvest operations starts to wind down

David Przednowek, assistant vice-president of grain for CN Rail, says now that we're looking towards the end of September and early October, that's always going to be full run rate.

PIC's new partnership with Innovate UK holds new opportunities for Canadian producers, processors and food manufactuers

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) has launched a bilateral partnership with Innovate UK a research institution that focuses on the development of the plant-based food sector in the UK.

Canada's National Outstanding Young Farmers are featured in the 2024 edition of the Old Farmer's Almanac

The Old Farmer's Almanac is known by many for its long range weather forecasting, but the book also includes a variety of features including farmer profiles.

Candidates encouraged to recognize the importance of Manitoba's pork industry

The countdown is on as voters get set to go to the polls in the provincial election on October 3rd.

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