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Sharon Courtepatte is attending Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's event
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Grey Bruce Farmer's Week at Elmwood Community Centre

January 7, 2015 at 9am to January 13, 2015 at 4pm
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) 2015 is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers! It will run from  January 7th to January 13th.Panels include:On Beef Day, many of the presenters from the day’s program will review How to Drive Profitability.On Dairy Day, three producers will share their perspective on Bedding Options.On Goat Day, one dairy goat producer, and one meat goat producer will share a Virtual Farm Tour.On Sheep Day, three sheep…See More
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte shared Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's event on Facebook
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte left a comment for Sharon Courtepatte
"I am a Registered Insurance Broker (Ontario) specializing in farm & agri-business insurance. All sorts of wonderful insurance packages AND premiums to suit your insurance needs! scourtepatte@donerhorsley.ca or 519-217-5833"
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte replied to Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's discussion Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
"Any interest in discussing farmers insurance? Am a Registered Insurance Broker over 25 yrs specializing in farm & agri-business."
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
Oct 30, 2014

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At 10:50am on October 31, 2014, Sharon Courtepatte said…
I am a Registered Insurance Broker (Ontario) specializing in farm & agri-business insurance. All sorts of wonderful insurance packages AND premiums to suit your insurance needs! scourtepatte@donerhorsley.ca or 519-217-5833
 
 
 

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Fine-tuning Nitrogen Strategies on Corn

The nitrogen (N) fertility algorithm proposed at the recent Eastern Ontario Crop Conference by Dr. Dave Hooker, University of Guelph- Ridgetown Campus, was “80% of the recommended N applied pre-plant, then 1 lb/ac of additional N for each millimetre (mm) of rain from the V7 to VT corn growth stage.”

Chronic Wasting Disease a Concern for Ontario

Last weekend CFFO staff attended the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters’ Conference on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) to learn from the scientists about the potential threat of CWD entering Ontario. CWD, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects members of the deer family, including white-tailed deer, moose, elk, caribou, and mule deer, among others.

To Clean or Not to Clean? Managing DON in Grain Corn

A number of growers cleaned corn this fall in efforts to reduce DON. Whether it is on the combine or at the bins, the general message is to remove as much fines or cob as possible as these harbour the highest levels of DON. Cleaning reports were variable however; some reported good luck in reducing DON, while others reported little or no change.

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