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How were everyone's wheat yields and quality?

We finished wheat a couple of weeks ago.Yields were just not there this year, likely tough winter and wet, cool spring.Looks like we had about 60 bu/ac average and we like to get average yields of…Continue

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Started Aug 10, 2014

Ontario election - Toronto votes liberal and country votes conservative. What will this mean for the next four years?
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I think a lot of people were surprised by the Liberal majority election results.This photo shows that most rural people voted conservative.I am very disappointed in the Hudak campaign and terrible…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by OntAG Admin Jun 24, 2014.

Anyone having difficulty deciding who to vote for in the Ontario election? Who do I dislike the least?
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I am having trouble deciding who to vote for.After watching the leaders on tv the past week, I am not convince I like any of them. Wynne - the liberals have been in a little too long and seem to have…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by OntAG Admin Jun 2, 2014.

U of Guelph Closing Kemptville and Alfred Ag College Campuses?
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I was sorry to hear that the University of Guelph is planning to close the two agriculture colleges.I thought agriculture enrollment was increasing.Were these colleges losing money?  Would seem to be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Dales Mar 18, 2014.

 

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At 11:08pm on July 14, 2010, Avia Eek said…
Thanks Roadrunner! Actually, this is really going to be an interesting election: 4 mayoral candidates (one has contacted me looking for support from the Farmers--too funny!); and there is competition in each of the Wards where the current councillors did not fulfill their role to the people of this Township as was expected. If the "right" people get elected on October 25, 2010, we'll have an amazing council--lots of "new" good people running!
 
 
 

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The warm, dry weather in recent days has helped move growth in apple and pear along. Orchards in Essex, Chatham-Kent, Middlesex, Elgin, Norfolk and Niagara regions are now reaching bloom.

Apple Pest Update

he cool, wet spring has made for what feels like a long start to the season. Many are reporting to be a few days to a week behind last year, which was also a late season in terms of growth. In all regions, growth stages are quite spread out depending on variety and proximity to water:

The Government of Canada Invests in Recreational and Commercial Fishing Harbours across Ontario

Communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbours that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. The communities of Bayfield, Lion’s Head, Port Elgin, Dyer’s Bay, Howdenvale, Meaford, Big Bay (North Keppel), White Cloud Island, Pembroke, and Silver Water in Ontario are welcoming important federal investments that will benefit their local harbour infrastructure.

Canada Expands Beef Access to Japan, Providing a Boost for Middle Class Farming Families

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Global Affairs Canada Maintaining and expanding market access for Canada’s high-quality agricultural products means greater export opportunities, the creation of good, middle-class jobs, and more money in the pockets of Canadian farmers.

Ontario Forage Expo 2019 “Hay Making in Motion”

The Ontario Forage Council, in conjunction with the Perth and Victoria County Soil and Crop Improvement Associations, are proud to announce Ontario Forage Expo 2019 - Forage Equipment Demonstrations and Trade Show.

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