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Category: Eastern Canada

Ontario government to introduce natural gas development legislation this fall

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 19, 2018

The news Ontario’s new government, led by Premier Doug Ford, has announced its plan to expand natural gas access to families and businesses...Read more »

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New government tweaks Ontario wildlife damage compensation program

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 11, 2018

Calf killed by a coyote. Photo credit: Jill Burkhardt

Having undergone recent changes by the former Liberal government, Ontario’s new government has announced its own changes for the Ontario...Read more »

South West Ag Partners sells Veritas Farm Management

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 28, 2018

Photo by denisbin (Flickr CC BY-ND 2.0).

The news South West Ag Partners, the Chatham-based ag input and grain dealer, has reached an agreement to sell its subsidiary Veritas Farm Management...Read more »

La Coop federee purchases 50 percent stake in Ontario feed company

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 27, 2018

Quebec-based agri-food cooperative La Coop fédérée is buying into Ontario’s animal feed industry. La Coop has announced a deal to purchase...Read more »

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes new members

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 7, 2018

Grain Growers of Canada welcomed four new members at the group’s annual summer meeting in Guelph, Ont. last week. Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO),...Read more »

Gabrielle Ferguson to lead Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program

By: Bernard Tobin

August 2, 2018

Gabrielle Ferguson

The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) has announced that Gabrielle Ferguson will take the helm of its leadership program offerings, including its...Read more »

Ontario’s new government puts the brakes on farm funding

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 26, 2018

Ernie Hardeman has been on the job less than a month and farmers have plenty of questions for Ontario’s new minister of agriculture. One question...Read more »

Tragedy strikes dairy farmers’ Canadian milk tour

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 9, 2018

Bettina and Henk Schuurmans (photo: @SaskMilk, Twitter)

An Ontario farm couple’s cross-country tractor tour to show support for Canada’s dairy sector has ended in tragedy on a highway northwest of...Read more »

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By: Sponsored

July 9, 2018

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Maizex and La Coop fédérée announce partnership

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 4, 2018

La Coop fédérée, headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, has entered into a joint venture partnership with Tilbury, Ontario-based Maizex Seeds. The...Read more »

Maximize yield potential with YaraVita Hydrophos

By: Sponsored

July 1, 2018

As a crop input, phosphorus is one of those nutrients we tend to think about early, make application decisions as we are seeding, and then all too...Read more »

Ernie Hardeman named Ontario agriculture minister

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 29, 2018

Ernie Hardeman (supplied photo)

Oxford County MPP Ernie Hardeman has been tapped to lead the agriculture portfolio under Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s new cabinet, unveiled June 29,...Read more »

Kentucky looks longingly across the fence at Ontario

By: Owen Roberts

June 27, 2018

Kentucky trade delegation to Ontario with U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft, centre (photo provided by Alltech)

Even though Kentucky’s first-ever agricultural trade mission was eight months in the making, no one would have blamed the state’s trade...Read more »

Dry conditions drive surprisingly low top-dress recommendations on corn

By: Lyndsey Smith

June 22, 2018

New technology built on 30 years of Ontario- and Quebec-specific corn data is producing some surprising nitrogen top-dress recommendations for...Read more »

Weather and geopolitical risk —This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

June 9, 2018

Except for wheat, grain markets this week trended mostly lower. The oilseed complex saw a significant sell-off as the start to the U.S. growing...Read more »