"Will this change anything?
It be up to the producers, Iet's look at it the positive way.
Profitability is not just Ont. Pork or the packers. We have to deal with all kinds of marketing situations infuenced by provincial and US and world trade…"
"I was a dairy for fifteen years and operated loosehousing for over ten yearsbefore I came here in 1978.
Balanced feeding programs that start @ a young age.
Housing which includes flooring and bedding.
well managed and timely hoof…"
"that is right a resolution is only a motion of recommendation to a board, It happens to many times like in this case that the wishes of the people/members get ignored
nice to see Kamenz being the chair of the OFPMC however there is hope we have a…"
"Are we all mixed up????? Rural and urban interest don't go hand in hand. We see now in my area class one agric. land being developed for solar panels that could be build on roofs. This near London.
What is the role of our elected officials…"
"nobody tried it yet, that is my understanding
there is a time coming that all the roundup ready crops are weeds
look at it round up ready soya in a roundup ready whet field followed by roundup ready corn"
Rein- your comment about farm house severances speaks volumes about the difference between, what I would call a real farmer, and a person who wants to farm.
That may be why, locally, we do not see the want for severances. A local cashcropper even tears the houses down instead of severing. He values the dirt - not the house.
Canopy Growth Corp. has acquired AgriNextUSA, in a move to boost its hemp business in the United States. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Canopy says AgriNextUSA chief executive Geoff Whaling will join Canopy Growth USA as a strategic adviser. It says Whaling is considered a hemp pioneer and a leading advocate for the sector in the United States.
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.”
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.
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.