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OntAG Admin's Blog – November 2014 Archive (13)

Videos: 2014 OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge

Winners and the videos submitted for the 2014 OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge - Good work by everyone.…
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Added by OntAG Admin on November 26, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Elaine Froese: FarmOn.com Farm Masters - How To Master Success In Your 30's.

For additional great FarmOn.com Farm Master videos visit http://www.farmon.com

Added by OntAG Admin on November 25, 2014 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Applications for AALP Class 16 Are Now Being Accepted

PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

1) Review the AALP Class 16 Curriculum and ensure availability for all dates outlined on the schedule. 

2) Tuition for AALP Class 16 is $11,000, which represents approximately 1/3 of the cost…

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Added by OntAG Admin on November 20, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

AAFC Crop Map Data: 3 Year Frequency Data of Corn and Soybeans in Chatham-Kent Region

From Leander Campbell,  Remote Sensing Specialist at Agriculture Canada (AAFC), on Twitter @LeanderCampbell - A look at 3yr frequency data of corn & soybean crops in the Chatham-Kent region of Ontario. Derived from AAFC crop map data.…

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Added by OntAG Admin on November 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Stay Informed on Weather Alerts and Road Conditions - Useful Website Links

Stay informed about public weather alerts in Southern Ontario http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=son

For Northern Ontario use this link:…

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Added by OntAG Admin on November 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Photos: The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2014 Shared on Instagram

Enjoy these great photos from The 92nd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, the world's largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show.…

    1. Bacon in training @THERAWF
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Added by OntAG Admin on November 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Premier Kathleen Wynne at the Last Day of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne helped The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair draw its 92nd season to a close Sunday after another successful year bringing country life to the heart of the city and connecting families with farming and food experiences in fresh new ways.



"The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is such a great opportunity to bring us closer to the food we eat and the people who produce it," said Premier Wynne. "Walking around the Fair gives people a real sense of why food…

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Added by OntAG Admin on November 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Action Plan to Attract Young People to Careers in the Agriculture and Food Sector

REPORT: Planning for Ontario's Future Agri-Food Workforce November…

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Added by OntAG Admin on November 14, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Farmer-Driven (Science-Based) Blueprint to Save Ontario Agriculture - Farm Action Now

Farm organizations launch Farm Action Now to address bleak fate of Ontario agriculture

GUELPH, ONNov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - On the cusp of government regulations that will negatively impact family farminglast night marked the first meeting of Farm Action Now, a task force of farm organizations across the agriculture sector, formed to evaluate the fate…

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Added by OntAG Admin on November 14, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Farms.com Soybean Report: The Value Of Seed Test Plot Yield Data Explained.

Added by OntAG Admin on November 12, 2014 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Video: Rick Mercer at 2013 The Royal Agriculture Winter Fair - Visit the 2014 Royal Fair On Now Until Nov. 16th

Rick goes to the 91st annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON.

The 2014 Fair is on now and runs until November 16th - More details here: http://ontag.farms.com/events/the-royal-agricultural-winter-fair

Added by OntAG Admin on November 9, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

“Faces of Farming” 10th Anniversary Edition Calendar Now Available

“Faces of Farming” calendar celebrates milestone - Farm & Food Care unveils 10th anniversary edition

Minister Jeff Leal and Farm & Food Care Foundation vice chairman Ian McKillop unveiling the cover of the 2015 Faces of Farming calendar featuring Ryan Schill of…

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Added by OntAG Admin on November 6, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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Strike at the Olymel pork processing plant in Vallée-Jonction : while Olymel accepts a proposal for a settlement from the conciliator, the union slams the door

Olymel management announces that it has today accepted a settlement proposal from the conciliation team assigned to the file by the Quebec Ministry of Labor and Social Solidarity in the context of the conflict between the company and the Union of Olymel Workers in Vallée-Jonction (CSN) at its slaughtering, cutting and boning plant in Vallée-Jonction.

Minister Bibeau and MP Lauzon announce significant investment to boost production at La Fromagerie Montebello

The Canadian dairy sector is a vital pillar of rural communities and a key driver of the economy.

Seven organizations receive federal support to improve food security in Eastern Ontario

An increasing number of Canadians have faced challenges in putting food on their tables due to COVID-19. Even before the pandemic, too many Canadians were struggling to access safe and healthy food.

Taking Action for Ontario’s Tender Fruit Growers

The Government of Ontario is investing $867,484 to support Ontario Tender Fruit Growers in purchasing branded display bins to make it easier for consumers to identify delicious, locally grown tender fruit at their local grocery stores.

Minister Bibeau and MP Lauzon announce support to improve food security in Saint-André-Avellin

The Government of Canada is committed to helping communities invest in infrastructure that will improve their food security and increase access to healthy, nutritious and ideally local foods for families in need.

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