Archive for the ‘Ag News’ Category

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    $5M FUNDING BOOST FOR GREENHOUSE SECTOR

    Jan 7 | Ag News | | Comments Off on $5M FUNDING BOOST FOR GREENHOUSE SECTOR

    From a news release Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, was at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre on Monday to announce a federal investment of up to $5...

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    EMBRACING CHANGE

    Jan 5 | Ag News | | Comments Off on EMBRACING CHANGE

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Peter Peeters, CFFO Executive Board Director If you want to see the world’s strongest man quake in his boots, say the word...

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    OFA FOCUSES ON INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES AT AGM

    Jan 4 | Ag News | | Comments Off on OFA FOCUSES ON INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES AT AGM

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Bruce Buttar, OFA Director One year ago, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) unveiled a plan to promote rural economic growth in the...

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    SEED VARIETY USE AGREEMENT OFFERS PRODUCERS GREATER CHOICE AND VALUE

    Jan 3 | Ag News | | Comments Off on SEED VARIETY USE AGREEMENT OFFERS PRODUCERS GREATER CHOICE AND VALUE

    From a news release The Seed Synergy partners have endorsed a made-in-Canada solution that will drive plant breeding investment and benefit everyone in the agricultural value chain,...

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    OMAFRA SEEKS FEEDBACK ON WILDLIFE DAMAGE COMPENSATION PROGRAM

    Jan 2 | Ag News | | Comments Off on OMAFRA SEEKS FEEDBACK ON WILDLIFE DAMAGE COMPENSATION PROGRAM

    From a news release The Ontario government is looking at how it can improve the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program. The government is taking this important step to ensure the...

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    FUNDING BOOST FOR AG BIOMASS PRODUCTS

    Dec 30 | Ag News | | Comments Off on FUNDING BOOST FOR AG BIOMASS PRODUCTS

    From a news release The federal government has announced an investment of $499,433 to help Competitive Green Technologies of Leamington research and develop a biomass-based alternative...

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    VOM CONCERNS TEMPER CORN PRODUCTION OUTLOOK

    Dec 29 | Ag News | | Comments Off on VOM CONCERNS TEMPER CORN PRODUCTION OUTLOOK

    Highlights from the November 15 Principal Field Crop Outlook from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Market analysts at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada expect that 2018-19 corn production...

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    AG MINISTER MEETS WITH INDUSTRY ABOUT DON

    Dec 28 | Ag News | | Comments Off on AG MINISTER MEETS WITH INDUSTRY ABOUT DON

    From Grain Farmers of Ontario Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, held an industry meeting on Thursday to address the high DON in corn crisis in Ontario. Grain...

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    CORN SALVAGE BENEFIT FOR DON IN 2018

    Dec 27 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CORN SALVAGE BENEFIT FOR DON IN 2018

    From Agricorp The corn salvage benefit for 2018 covers cases where DON (deoxynivalenol) levels in harvested corn exceed five parts per million (5 ppm). The benefit is designed to help...

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    CANADIAN YOUNG SPEAKERS FOR AGRICULTURE COMPETITION ANNOUNCES 2018 WINNERS

    Dec 22 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CANADIAN YOUNG SPEAKERS FOR AGRICULTURE COMPETITION ANNOUNCES 2018 WINNERS

    From a news release The Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture (CYSA) Competition is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 competition which took place Saturday, November 3, at the...

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