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Global Dairy Producers Fighting over a Small Slice of the Pie

March 2, 2018 | By Marie Versteeg

Early next week, the Supply Management Committee of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario is meeting with representatives from a number of supply managed commodity boards. The goal is to learn more about growth for new entrants and plans for long-term sustainability.

Predation and Ontario’s Wildlife Damage Compensation Program

February 16, 2018 | Brooke Wareing

The Algonquin Wolf is listed under the Endangered Species Act 2007 and is currently a part of a recovery strategy to improve the number of wolves living and thriving in Ontario.

National Days in February Mark Agriculture’s Importance

February 9, 2018 | Clarence Nywening

The Christian Farmers Federation would like to highlight two February dates that we think hold special significance: Food Freedom Day and Canada’s Agriculture Day.

2018 Farm Smart Conference

February 2, 2018 | Brooke Wareing

Farm Smart is a day-long event featuring workshops and speakers on agriculture and ag-related topics.

Timing Matters: Winter Spreading

January 26, 2018 | Richard Blyleven

Lake Erie has had a tremendous problem with algal blooms. The problem is caused by phosphorus entering the lake. Agriculture is part of that problem.

Using Marketing Systems to Remain Competitive

January 19, 2018 | By Paul Bootsma

Any industry that wants to stay competitive today needs to choose its customers and/or market base and provide a consistent quality product. This business approach applies to food production as well.

Grey Bruce Farmers Week

January 12, 2018 | Brooke Wareing

Grey Bruce Farmers Week started in 1968 and was originally a conference several days long focusing on dairy, beef and crops.

Soil in the Spotlight

January 5, 2018 | Suzanne Armstrong

December 31 saw the close of the consultation window on “New Horizons: Ontario’s Draft Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy.”

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