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Canadian Seed Trade Association Discusses RR Alfalfa “Co-Existence Strategy”

Canadian Seed Trade Association Discusses RR Alfalfa “Co-Existence Strategy”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kitchener, ON October 24, 2012 The Canadian Seed Trade Association is hosting a meeting in Kitchener...

Adding Ecological Aspects to Ontario’s Local Food Act Considered Priority

Adding Ecological Aspects to Ontario’s Local Food Act Considered Priority

-Guelph, Ontario Just last week Ontario’s Premier Dalton McGuinty announced the introduction of a Local Food Act which, if passed, will promote food grown and...

Backlash to New GMO Feed Study a Barrel of Red Herrings

Backlash to New GMO Feed Study a Barrel of Red Herrings

A ground-breaking new long-term study, published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, by French researchers into the...

New Studies Describe Ontario’s Resilient & Diverse Organic Markets

New Studies Describe Ontario’s Resilient & Diverse Organic Markets

In 2012, the Ontario organic market is worth at least $1 billion per year.  That was the size of the...

MORE RESEARCH NEEDED TO ADDRESS THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF ORGANICALLY GROWN FOOD–

MORE RESEARCH NEEDED TO ADDRESS THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF ORGANICALLY GROWN FOOD–

A recent study in the latest volume of Annals of Internal Medicine has received a lot of media attention across...

The Cost of Doing Business in Agriculture

The Cost of Doing Business in Agriculture

By Mark Wales, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture -August 24th, 2012 Some Ontario farmers, like their colleagues across parts of...

Organic Farming a Way to Reduce Alarming Algae

Organic Farming a Way to Reduce Alarming Algae

By Mary Ellen Wales, M.Sc., Organic Council of Ontario A recent survey of lakes across Canada shows high levels of...

Growing Good Food Ideas: Organic Food Production in Ontario

Ever wonder about what the folks who grow Ontario’s great organic food are thinking? Check out this great video put...

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