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    SHOWCASING ONTARIO’S AGRI-FOOD OPPORTUNITIES

    Sep 9 | Ag News | | Comments Off on SHOWCASING ONTARIO’S AGRI-FOOD OPPORTUNITIES

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Pat Jilesen, OFA Director Ontario is ripe with agri-food opportunities for farmers, food processors and entrepreneurs. The Ontario Federation...

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    ANCIENT GRAINS SEEING NEW LIFE IN QUEBEC

    Sep 8 | Ag News | | Comments Off on ANCIENT GRAINS SEEING NEW LIFE IN QUEBEC

    From FCC Express By Mark Cardwell Two ancient grains from South America have been grown in small quantities in Quebec with promising results, the researchers and companies behind the...

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    Chatham-Kent An Ingredient In Film About Food

    Sep 7 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Chatham-Kent An Ingredient In Film About Food

    From Chatham Daily News By: Tom Morrison A new film which traces the ingredients from a meal at a Toronto restaurant to their source features both a farm and a greenhouse in Chatham-Kent....

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    AAFC FORECASTING HIGHER GRAIN PRICES

    Sep 6 | Ag News | | Comments Off on AAFC FORECASTING HIGHER GRAIN PRICES

    Although the U.S. is on track to produce a big crop for 2018-19, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada expects corn prices to improve over the previous year. AAFC market analysts attribute the...

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    LOVE FOOD, HATE WASTE

    Sep 5 | Ag News | | Comments Off on LOVE FOOD, HATE WASTE

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Josh Kraemer, CFFO Communications Intern This summer, the federal government launched the Love Food Hate Waste (LFHW) campaign with the...

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    THREE WAYS TO KEEP CANADA COMPETITIVE

    Sep 4 | Ag News | | Comments Off on THREE WAYS TO KEEP CANADA COMPETITIVE

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Debra Pretty-Straathof, OFA Director Agriculture In a recent submission to the federal government, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture...

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    USDA REPORT SINKS CROP PRICES

    Sep 3 | Ag News | | Comments Off on USDA REPORT SINKS CROP PRICES

    Corn, soybean and wheat prices plummeted on Friday as the United States Department of Agriculture delivered some bearish data in the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates...

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    Pepper Weevil Or Pepper Maggot?

    Sep 2 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Pepper Weevil Or Pepper Maggot?

    From ONvegetables.com By: Amanda Tracey, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA With the damage caused by pepper weevil in 2016 and 2017 still fresh our minds, growers are on alert for the...

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    RAINFALL CONTINUES WITH EXTREME VARIABILITY ACROSS ONTARIO

    Sep 1 | Ag News | | Comments Off on RAINFALL CONTINUES WITH EXTREME VARIABILITY ACROSS ONTARIO

    From FCC Express By Owen Roberts Parts of Ontario are experiencing a summer with wide swings in precipitation levels this year, says a provincial agronomist. Dale Cowan, senior agronomist...

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    WATER MANAGEMENT MORE IMPORTANT WITH EXTREME WEATHER

    Aug 28 | Ag News | | Comments Off on WATER MANAGEMENT MORE IMPORTANT WITH EXTREME WEATHER

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Jackie Kelly-Pemberton, OFA Director On any given day, farmers are talking about the weather. It dictates what we do across all seasons and...

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