Archive for the ‘Ag News’ Category

  • FARMING AND THE ECOSYSTEM

    Jul 13 | Ag News | | Comments Off on FARMING AND THE ECOSYSTEM

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Paul Bootsma, CFFO Field Services Manager An ecosystem is defined as “a biological community of interacting organisms and their...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS MUST MEASURE IMPACT ON AG

    Jul 12 | Ag News | | Comments Off on ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS MUST MEASURE IMPACT ON AG

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Brent Royce, OFA Director The provincial government recently released a discussion paper – Modernizing Ontario’s Environmental Assessment...

  • MARKET RECAP – JULY 5, 2019

    Jul 10 | Ag News | | Comments Off on MARKET RECAP – JULY 5, 2019

    Corn prices were back in positive territory after suffering a setback the previous week when the USDA surprised the trade with a larger than expected acreage estimate for the U.S. crop. The...

  • AGRICULTURE LEADERS ADDRESS RIDGETOWN CAMPUS GRADUATES

    Jul 10 | Ag News | | Comments Off on AGRICULTURE LEADERS ADDRESS RIDGETOWN CAMPUS GRADUATES

    From a news release Women are making important contributions in all aspects of our agri-food economy, and two women at different stages of their careers shared their inspirational message...

  • SHARP FALL FOR 2018 FARM INCOME

    Jul 9 | Ag News | | Comments Off on SHARP FALL FOR 2018 FARM INCOME

    From Statistics Canada The realized net farm income of agricultural producers fell 45.1% in 2018 to $3.9 billion, the largest percentage decrease since 2006. This followed a 2.8% decline in...

  • CANNABIS BOOSTS FARM CASH RECEIPTS

    Jul 7 | Ag News | | Comments Off on CANNABIS BOOSTS FARM CASH RECEIPTS

    From Statistics Canada Farm cash receipts for Canadian farmers totalled $15.9 billion in the first quarter, up 3.1% from the same quarter in 2018. The increase in 2019 was attributable to...

  • FIELD CONDITIONS UPDATE FROM GFO

    Jul 6 | Ag News | | Comments Off on FIELD CONDITIONS UPDATE FROM GFO

    From Ontario Grain Farmer.ca  By Marty Vermey, Grain Farmers of Ontario’s senior agronomist Over the past few days, as I have travelled through southern and western Ontario, it...

  • OTTAWA IMPLEMENTS NEW REGULATIONS TO ENHANCE ADVANCE PAYMENTS PROGRAM

    Jul 5 | Ag News | | Comments Off on OTTAWA IMPLEMENTS NEW REGULATIONS TO ENHANCE ADVANCE PAYMENTS PROGRAM

    From a news release The federal government has implemented the new regulations necessary to strengthen the Advance Payments Program, as announced on May 1st. According to Agriculture and...

  • OMAFRA Vegetable Newsletter – May 28, 2019

    Jun 29 | Ag News | | Comments Off on OMAFRA Vegetable Newsletter – May 28, 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...

  • OMAFRA Vegetable Newsletter – June 4, 2019

    Jun 28 | Ag News | | Comments Off on OMAFRA Vegetable Newsletter – June 4, 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...

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