Archive for the ‘Ag News’ Category

  • ONTARIO AG MINISTER SEEKS FEDERAL HELP WITH DON CHALLENGES

    Feb 13 | Ag News | | Comments Off on ONTARIO AG MINISTER SEEKS FEDERAL HELP WITH DON CHALLENGES

    From a news release Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, commends Ernie...

  • BRINGING AG AND RURAL ISSUES TO NEXT FEDERAL BUDGET

    Feb 9 | Ag News | | Comments Off on BRINGING AG AND RURAL ISSUES TO NEXT FEDERAL BUDGET

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Rejean Pommainville, OFA Director When the federal government presents its next budget, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) wants to...

  • FUNDING FARMER MENTAL HEALTH

    Feb 8 | Ag News | | Comments Off on FUNDING FARMER MENTAL HEALTH

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Marie Versteeg, CFFO Manager of Executive Board & Committees Last week, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural...

  • ADDITIONAL SOYBEAN DATA NOW AVAILABLE

    Feb 7 | Ag News | | Comments Off on ADDITIONAL SOYBEAN DATA NOW AVAILABLE

    From Grain Farmers of Ontario The Ontario Soybean and Canola Committee (OSACC) conducts annual soybean variety trials to determine the performance, genetic potential and adaptation of...

  • NEW FEDERAL MINISTER TASKED WITH RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 6 | Ag News | | Comments Off on NEW FEDERAL MINISTER TASKED WITH RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    A Nova Scotia MP is taking on a new role in the federal cabinet as the Minister of Rural Economic Development. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Bernadette Jordan to the post on...

  • Ontario Supporting Fire Safety On Farms

    Feb 4 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Ontario Supporting Fire Safety On Farms

    Prevention Practices Can Help Reduce the Risk of Barn Fires Ontario’s Government for the People unveiled valuable resources to help farmers reduce the risk of barn fires this winter,...

  • 57th Annual South Western Ontario Pork Conference

    Feb 2 | Ag News | | Comments Off on 57th Annual South Western Ontario Pork Conference

    Ridgetown – The 57th Annual South Western Ontario Pork Conference will return Wednesday February 20, 2019 to get pork producers ready for “Making Money Start to Finish”.   SWOPC...

  • NEW YEAR REFLECTIONS

    Jan 31 | Ag News | | Comments Off on NEW YEAR REFLECTIONS

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Clarence Nywening, CFFO President An old Scottish proverb states that “if wishes were horses, beggars would ride.” As we begin the...

  • OFA: STARTING THE NEW YEAR WITH RENEWED PRIORITIES

    Jan 30 | Ag News | | Comments Off on OFA: STARTING THE NEW YEAR WITH RENEWED PRIORITIES

    Ontario Federation of Agriculture Commentary By Keith Currie, OFA President There’s something exciting about starting a brand new year. The opportunities and possibilities are endless,...

  • PREVENTION PRACTICES CAN HELP REDUCE THE RISK OF BARN FIRES

    Jan 29 | Ag News | | Comments Off on PREVENTION PRACTICES CAN HELP REDUCE THE RISK OF BARN FIRES

    From a news release The Ontario government has unveiled resources to help farmers reduce the risk of barn fires this winter, the time when most barn fires occur. “As a former...

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