Organizers of the grassroots feed relief program say the effects of last summer’s drought are far from over
Ontario Cattlemen's Association
The dubious performance of the provincial production insurance program promises to be a hot topic at this week’s Ontario Cattlemen’s Association annual meeting
by BETTER FARMING STAFF
The Ontario Cattlemen’s Association is considering a name change.
Depending on how delegates vote at the organization’s annual meeting in February, the association, which got its start in 1963 as the Ontario Beef Improvement Association, could be known as Beef Farmers of Ontario.
The name change would unite the association’s two brands, Ontario Cattlemen’s and Make it Ontario Beef, “to connect to the broadest possible audience,” Dan Darling, the organization’s president, told delegates to the beef industry convention in London today.
In Temiskaming you can fit your arm up to the elbow in the soil cracks, says one farm leader. Yet not all are convinced it’s time to say ‘uncle’
Alternatives exist in Ontario and the U.S. where processing costs are lower, says a spokesperson with the Ontario Cattlemen's Association
Livestock groups plan to file comments about the two proposed regulations
Ontario’s horticulture sector enrolment numbers to be released in 2012
Citing dwindling number of beef buyers, Grey-Bruce feeder coops argue farmers shouldn’t have to enforce financial protection rules
Ontario cattle producers say any money for the troubled sector is good news but without the details, it’s hard to know how funding for a national research cluster will affect them
‘We don’t get a lot of incidents where they end up in court,’ ministry official says
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