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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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