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Barn Fire Prevention
Barn Fire Prevention

Main causes of barn fires. What can you do? New technologies. Resources.

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Using a drone? Read up on Transport Canada’s new reporting tool and safety initiatives
Using a drone? Read up on Transport Canada’s new reporting tool and safety initiatives

Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky, which is why Transport Canada is moving forward with a number of safety initiatives for drones.

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Better Farming - January 2017 edition
Better Farming - January 2017 edition

Fast, Reliable Internet - Are Ontario Farms Still Lagging Behind? Trail Access Worries - Snowmobile Season. Tractor Maintenance - A Family Affair.

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100km Foods Inc. Is Delivering More Than Local Food: Honored for Overall Positive Community Impact
100km Foods Inc. Is Delivering More Than Local Food: Honored for Overall Positive Community Impact

100km Foods Inc. is a Toronto based local food-distribution company founded in 2008 that sells, markets and distributes products from 80 small and medium sized Ontario farms to 300 Ontario restaurants, hotels, independent retailers and institutions.

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Better Farming - December 2016 edition
Better Farming - December 2016 edition

Make 2017 the year to conquer your marketing fears. RIGHT NOW is perhaps the best time in memory for farm businesses to grow awareness, sales, and market share. Set a fair budget, identify your target audience, and then deliver a compelling, consistent brand promise to decision-makers and influencers.

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OMAFRA Connects November 2016
OMAFRA Connects November 2016

Updated Minimum Distance Separation Software,
Nominations open for Ontario's Outstanding Young Farmer,
Agriculture Leadership Certificate Program - Open for Registration

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OMAFRA Connects October 2016
OMAFRA Connects October 2016

2016-17 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students is now Open!
Are You Waste Wise?
Tax Credit for Farmers who Donate Food....
Have YOU thought about planting a windbreak?

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Equine Guelph - Barn Fire Prevention Tool
Equine Guelph - Barn Fire Prevention Tool

Equine Guelph has launched the new Barn Fire Prevention online tool as a resource for horse owners. Responding to the high incidence of barn fires in Ontario last winter, Equine Guelph has developed a tool that is easy to use and provides horse owners with interactive assessments for their individual facilities.

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Better Farming - November 2016 edition
Better Farming - November 2016 edition

Ontario's Agri-Food Sector confronts its skilled labour shortage - opportunities for educated employees abound, but are enough qualified people available?

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Swarm Intelligence - Advancements In Precision Agriculture
Swarm Intelligence - Advancements In Precision Agriculture

Advancements in precision agriculture suggest that in the coming future, drones will help farmers to map weeds in their field, and improve crop yields.

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Better Farming - October 2016 edition
Better Farming - October 2016 edition

How many pickup trucks does a farmer really need? Better Farming caught up with several Ontario farmers to discuss the role of the pickup truck in their lives and farming operations. Other topics in this issue include generational transitioning on the farm, soil testing, fertilizer prices, pre-harvest inspection, and radial tires.

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OMAFRA Connects September 2016
OMAFRA Connects September 2016

It's the season of fall fairs. The local fall fair brings farmers and consumers together for a celebration of agriculture. A recent study indicated that three-quarters of fair attendees think that agricultural education is an important component of fair attendance.

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Poultry Barns - Revised Guidelines
Poultry Barns - Revised Guidelines

Recommendations for new barns and retrofitting existing broiler barns as recommended by The Association of Ontario Chicken Processors (AOCP), The Poultry Services Association (PSA), and the Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) effective August 31, 2016

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Better Farming - August 2016 edition
Better Farming - August 2016 edition

Almost 40,000 Ontario farms and over 100,000 adult readers received their August version of 'Better Farming' recently. You can view a digital copy here.

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Net-zero egg barn opens in Alberta - Facility is the first of its kind in Canada
Net-zero egg barn opens in Alberta - Facility is the first of its kind in Canada

The 105-person Brant Hutterite Colony in Alberta recently cut the ribbon on a new egg barn designed to achieve a net-zero status in terms of energy consumption.

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Making Ontario’s barns fire-safe with technology
Making Ontario’s barns fire-safe with technology

With the Haven fire suppression unit, fires could be extinguished before anyone even knew they had started. We are sharing this article from the recent Ontario Farmer magazine about the HAVEN Fire Safety Device. This is an additional way to protect property from fire loss. This is especially applicable to rural areas where “ seconds count “. Strategically located HAVEN fire suppression devices have the potential to prevent major fire loss. A simple idea that can save lives and property.

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With natural capital and trust, Canada can become an agrifood powerhouse
With natural capital and trust, Canada can become an agrifood powerhouse

What would you guess is the single most important ingredient in modern food production? Good seeds? Rainfall? Fertilizer?

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Tragedy in the Farming Community
Tragedy in the Farming Community

50 cows killed in Thorold barn fire

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OMAFRA Connects June 2016
OMAFRA Connects June 2016

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Province Supporting Ontario Beef Farmers by Expanding Loan Program
Province Supporting Ontario Beef Farmers by Expanding Loan Program

Ontario to Double Cap for Loan Guarantees

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The World's First Floating Urban Dairy Farm Will Be Built In Rotterdam
The World's First Floating Urban Dairy Farm Will Be Built In Rotterdam

Imagine building a floating Dairy Barn - CFBA Builders!

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OMAFRA Connects May 2016
OMAFRA Connects May 2016

Controlling House Flies in a Poultry Barn

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Ontario honours grocers who promote local food
Ontario honours grocers who promote local food

Ontario honoured 65 food retailers at this year's Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards.

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OMAFRA Connects - April 2016
OMAFRA Connects - April 2016

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More On Ketchup.....
More On Ketchup.....

If the label says ‘Made in Canada’, you can be assured those are Ontario-grown tomatoes - from Chatham-Kent or Essex County.

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