News Archive

Ontario losing its share of Canada’s soybean acres
New food safety rules will affect Canadian growers exporting to the U.S.
Ontario crop advisor organization to offer NM planning specialist certification in 2016
New hay co-operative sees potential in export markets
Operating revenue on Ontario farms was up in 2014 but net operating income remained flat: StatsCan
New U.S. standard a positive signal for renewable fuels says head of IGPC
Victory nears in PED battle UPDATED Wed. Dec. 9, 2015
Municipalities take a pass on land transfer tax powers
Ontario has a new official soil
CFIA steps up breeding sheep and goat import restrictions
OMAFRA offers handy software to estimate farm practices’ potential for erosion
Farm property assessments on the rise says MPAC
United States pulls plug on 2,4-D-glyphosate spray registration
Federation of agriculture seeks to avoid stepping on commodity groups’ toes
Double whammy for farmers
Pork prices fall
Once tobacco, now shrimp
Permanently protect farmland in the Greater Golden Horseshoe: report
Permit violation generates flood of problems
Ontario launches climate strategy
Ontario’s agri-food sector is growing
Chop school Premier’s choice cut at provincial awards
Realtors warn that a new municipal land transfer tax may be coming to Ontario
Questions about precision agriculture make the list on OMAFRA’s 2015 custom farming rates survey
Network fills communication gap
Weanling pig pricing saga
Ontario government to host North American agricultural meeting in 2016
Brant County a Greenbelt expansion battleground
Ag minister gets marching orders
Ontario and Quebec to work together on integrated pest management research
Timing off for launch of new ag stewardship program
Ontario’s College of Veterinarians releases animal welfare position statement
Alltech bid to buy Masterfeeds awaits Canadian regulatory approval
Proposal to tax craft cider along the same lines as craft beer earns sweet accolades from Ontario apple growers
Three-year project studies women in agricultural leadership roles
Fee for Ontario Beef Cattle Financial Protection Plan is slated for an increase
Sewage bypasses and spills still a factor in Thames River pollution
Ontario Berry Growers Association pushes ahead with berry marketing board plan
Pig virus scare turns out to be minor disease
Dairy Farmers of Ontario is issuing more penalties to farmers for not meeting Ontario’s Grade A standards