Formerly restricted to the Great Plains, bacterial disease has spanned the Midwest to Michigan
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture
Unchecked and in ideal conditions, the fungus-like pathogen can wipe out a crop in seven to eight days
Only one employee earned more than $200,000 while others saw pay cuts
‘We don’t get a lot of incidents where they end up in court,’ ministry official says
The University of Guelph’s breakthrough still faces challenges and there remain more questions than answers about the end use but after more than a decade of research an environmentally friendly pig has been approved by Environment Canada
photo: Curtiss Littlejohn
Justice of the peace ‘committed errors of procedural fairness and natural justice’ in acquitting Michael Schmidt says province’s notice of appeal
photo: Michael Schmidt
The man at the centre of a large meat scandal seven years ago and additional offences in the years since is zapped with a $15,000 fine
Upgrade the computers and improved service will follow, say farm groups. Their observations follow Ontario Agriculture Minister Leona Dombrowsky’s decision to keep Agricorp in the business of delivering farm income assistance programs.
Photo: Leona Dombrowsky
Trenton area fruit grower Bette Jean Crews was acclaimed president at the Ontario Federation of Agriculture annual convention in Toronto this week.
Photo: Bette Jean Crews
During five tumultuous weeks following the Pigeon King International bankruptcy last June, a team of workers euthanized 175,000 pigeons in 13 holding barns across the province. The cost, borne by the province's taxpayers and funnelled through the Ontario Farm Animal Council: nearly $90,000.
Clarification added Nov. 24, 2008
Updated with attachement Nov. 28, 2008