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  • FOCUS ON RURAL ONTARIO

    Apr 4 | Ag News | | Comments Off on FOCUS ON RURAL ONTARIO

    While data is available on a community basis directly from Statistics Canada, analysis across Ontario geographies requires a significant investment of time to differentiate any rural versus...

  • PROCESSING VEGETABLE GROWERS TRIALING NEW AUTOMATED TRANSPLANTING TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 3 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on PROCESSING VEGETABLE GROWERS TRIALING NEW AUTOMATED TRANSPLANTING TECHNOLOGY

    From the Agricultural Adaptation Council Ontario processing vegetable growers are turning to technology in an effort to better meet their labour needs during planting, a short but very busy...

  • CHANGES WELCOME TO WILDLIFE COMPENSATION PROGRAM

    Apr 1 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CHANGES WELCOME TO WILDLIFE COMPENSATION PROGRAM

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Mark Kunkel, OFA Director Updates to the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program were announced on February 1 that should see...

  • Cutting Red Tape And Opening The Door For Local Food

    Mar 31 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Cutting Red Tape And Opening The Door For Local Food

    TORONTO – Today, Ontario’s Government for the People established the final goal of the Local Food Act, 2013. The goal, removing red tape barriers and opening the door...

  • Why Won’t Consumers Listen?

    Mar 30 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Why Won’t Consumers Listen?

    Farmers have been trying to engage consumers for years — yet the work has had little impact By Robert Arnason FOLLOW Glacier FarmMedia staff Published: March 12, 2019...

  • CFFO PROVINCIAL PRE-BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS

    Mar 29 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CFFO PROVINCIAL PRE-BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Brenda Dyack, CFFO Director of Research & Policy The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario has weighed in on the next provincial...

  • MARKING FOOD FREEDOM DAY

    Mar 28 | Ag News | | Comments Off on MARKING FOOD FREEDOM DAY

    From a news release The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) has calculated that by February 9, 2019, a Canadian household of average income will have earned enough to pay their entire...

  • FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INVESTS $1.5 MILLION IN U OF G GENOMICS PROJECTS

    Mar 27 | Ag News | | Comments Off on FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INVESTS $1.5 MILLION IN U OF G GENOMICS PROJECTS

    From University of Guelph news Healthier consumers, animals and ecosystems are the focus of three University of Guelph genomics research projects that received federal funding worth $1.5...

  • GRAIN FARMERS ANNOUNCE NEW RESEARCH PROJECTS

    Mar 26 | Ag News | | Comments Off on GRAIN FARMERS ANNOUNCE NEW RESEARCH PROJECTS

    From a news release The Grain Farmers of Ontario has announced eight new research projects that it will be funding with support from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. “Through the...

  • CANADIAN GRAIN STOCKS DECLINE

    Mar 25 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CANADIAN GRAIN STOCKS DECLINE

    From Statistics Canada As of December 31, 2018, total stocks of most major field crops in Canada were down from the same date in 2017. Total stocks for wheat, barley, soybeans, corn for...

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