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  • OMAFRA Vegetable Newsletter – July 16, 2019

    Aug 15 | Ag News | | Comments Off on OMAFRA Vegetable Newsletter – July 16, 2019

    Here are the latest ONvegetables.com posts in pdf format.  Each week (slightly less often in the winter), we compile the new articles that have been posted...

  • Vegetable Crop Report – August 9 2019

    Aug 15 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Vegetable Crop Report – August 9 2019

    Temperature – A warm week pushed the last of the growing regions above the 1000 degree-day mark accumulated so far this year. Chatham, Essex, and Norfolk regions continue to match their...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF JULY 18, 2019

    Aug 11 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF JULY 18, 2019

    From Field Crop News.com By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Pesticide Drift Pesticide drift is a complicated subject, and it carries significant financial and emotional baggage. This season...

  • LOCAL FEDERATION MEETINGS – GETTING READY FOR THE AGM

    Aug 10 | Ag News | | Comments Off on LOCAL FEDERATION MEETINGS – GETTING READY FOR THE AGM

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Rejean Pommainville, OFA Director County and regional federation of agriculture meetings are being scheduled for late summer and early fall....

  • PURSUING FAIR FEDERAL DEALS

    Aug 9 | Ag News | | Comments Off on PURSUING FAIR FEDERAL DEALS

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Brenda Dyack, CFFO Executive Director/Acting Director of Research & Policy  Carbon taxes, pesticide regulations and food...

  • AGRICULTURE MINISTERS MEET TO DRIVE A STRONG AND INNOVATIVE AGRICULTURE SECTOR

    Aug 8 | Ag News | | Comments Off on AGRICULTURE MINISTERS MEET TO DRIVE A STRONG AND INNOVATIVE AGRICULTURE SECTOR

    From a news release  International trade, labour issues and business risk management topped the discussion as the Federal, Provincial, and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture...

  • MARKET RECAP – JULY 19, 2019

    Aug 7 | Ag News | | Comments Off on MARKET RECAP – JULY 19, 2019

    While corn, soybean and wheat prices all fell from the previous week, a rally on Friday kept the losses from being larger.  Soybeans led the way higher as forecasts for this week called...

  • WET PLANTING CONDITIONS CLOUD CANADIAN SOYBEAN OUTLOOK

    Aug 6 | Ag News | | Comments Off on WET PLANTING CONDITIONS CLOUD CANADIAN SOYBEAN OUTLOOK

    From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Market Analysis Division Market analysts at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) expect Canada’s soybean acreage to drop 10% to 2.3 million...

  • Many Options To Shop Locally For Food

    Aug 5 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Many Options To Shop Locally For Food

    If you are looking where to locate and purchase local foods, do I have the map for you! The newly released edition of the Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Map is available and includes 47 producers...

  • CABINET CHANGE MEANS MORE AG OPPORTUNITY

    Aug 4 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CABINET CHANGE MEANS MORE AG OPPORTUNITY

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Keith Currie, OFA President Last week the Ontario government reassigned some key ministerial positions. The shuffle saw some champions of...

  • CHANGES IN THE WORLD MEAT MARKET

    Aug 3 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CHANGES IN THE WORLD MEAT MARKET

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario CommentaryBy Paul Bootsma, CFFO Field Services Manager At the Ontario Pork Congress in Stratford last week, the mood was positive, not only among the...

  • PROJECTS MOVING AHEAD TO PREVENT LAKE ERIE ALGAE

    Aug 2 | Ag News | | Comments Off on PROJECTS MOVING AHEAD TO PREVENT LAKE ERIE ALGAE

    From a news release The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) is moving into summer by installing and testing technologies that intercept and remove phosphorus from...

  • PROVINCE OPENS NEW EASTERN ONTARIO CROP RESEARCH FACILITY

    Aug 1 | Ag News | | Comments Off on PROVINCE OPENS NEW EASTERN ONTARIO CROP RESEARCH FACILITY

    From a news release On Friday, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, joined MPP Jim McDonell to open the new facility at the Winchester Agricultural Research...

  • RIDGETOWN CAMPUS IN THE NEWS

    Jul 31 | Ag News | | Comments Off on RIDGETOWN CAMPUS IN THE NEWS

    Ten graduate from Ridgetown’s inaugural dairy herdsperson apprenticeship program – article by Tom Collins in Farmers Forum. Chatham-Kent is home to Canada’s first commercial...

  • USDA ACREAGE REPORT SURPRISES TRADERS

    Jul 30 | Ag News | | Comments Off on USDA ACREAGE REPORT SURPRISES TRADERS

    Corn prices plummeted while soybeans moved higher in the aftermath of the June 28 acreage report from the United States Department of Agriculture. Given the unprecedented delays in planting...

  • ONTARIO FARMERS POISED TO PLANT RECORD SOYBEAN ACREAGE

    Jul 29 | Ag News | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FARMERS POISED TO PLANT RECORD SOYBEAN ACREAGE

    From the Statistics Canada Principal field crop areas report, released June 26, 2019 According to the June Field Crop Survey, Canadian farmers expect to plant more barley, corn for grain,...

  • Parks Blueberries Celebrates The Big 4-0

    Jul 28 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Parks Blueberries Celebrates The Big 4-0

    By Allanah Wills @willsallanah It’s a milestone anniversary year for one local business that got its beginnings in the back of a pickup truck. It’s a milestone anniversary...

  • NEW INTERIM ANIMAL PROTECTION MODEL COMING TO ONTARIO

    Jul 27 | Ag News | | Comments Off on NEW INTERIM ANIMAL PROTECTION MODEL COMING TO ONTARIO

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture CommentaryBy Crispin Colvin, OFA Director A new temporary solution to respond to animal protection issues in Ontario was announced last week by the...

  • CANADA’S FIRST FOOD POLICY

    Jul 26 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CANADA’S FIRST FOOD POLICY

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Josh Kraemer, CFFO Research & Policy Assistant  Two weeks ago (June 17, 2019), the federal government released its first...

  • RIDGETOWN CAMPUS IN THE NEWS

    Jul 25 | Ag News | | Comments Off on RIDGETOWN CAMPUS IN THE NEWS

    Dr. Peter Sikkema will be inducted into the Kent County Agriculture Hall of Fame this year. A Ridgetown man who is recognized as a world leader in weed science and is an expert researcher...

Did you know?

Chatham-Kent Is The NUMBER TWO Producer Of Brussels Sprouts In All Of Canada.



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