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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The London Farm Show is back at Western Fair District in its 79th year. The show, presented by Farm Credit Canada, is the largest spring farm show in Eastern Canada and will feature the top agricultural exhibits, displays, technology, seminars and education. The three day show boasts over 370 exhibitors and 300,000 square feet of show space, bringing together agri-business in preparation for the 2017 farming season.  "The show continues to grow and adapt to support the ever-changing business of agriculture and 2017 is no different. We ...

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

By Joe Dales, Farms.com One of my favourite activities during the year is attending farm shows, both as an attendee and as an exhibitor. Here are a few tips we have learned over the years to make your visit productive. Prepare ahead of time. Check out the farm show website. As a tradeshow attendee, there is a lot to see in a short period of time. All of the major farm shows have great websites where you can learn what special events are being held, this will help you plan your day and get the most out of your walk through the show Make a list of exhibitors you want to visit. Do...

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Middlesex County Agricultural Hall of Fame, founded in 2000, recognizes the history and tradition of agriculture in Middlesex County. The primary objective of the Agricultural Hall of Fame is to recognize those who have demonstrated unselfish achievements within the realm of agriculture and service to the rural community in Middlesex County and beyond. In 2017, Richard Albert & Henry Noel Gibson; Dr. Donald Grieve; and Meredith Robb will be honoured at a Hall of Fame Luncheon during the Western Fair Farm Show.  RICHARD ALBERT (1814-1911) & HENRY NOEL GIBSON (1878-1966)...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

In its 78th year the London Farm Show once again welcomes the agricultural industry to the Western Fair District. Taking over the District’s 290,000 square feet of show space from March 2nd – 4th will be the top agricultural exhibits, displays, technology, seminars and education. “The 2016 show continues to expand and emphasize agricultural technology, education and farm improvement,” said Cheron Chamberlain, Agriculture Manager, Western Fair District. “It’s a great event and worth a day away from the farm to research, relax and connect with the...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Moe has over 30 years of experience in trading markets, commodity risk management and marketing with 13 years with Farms.com Risk Management. Moe is head of the Farms.com Risk Management division within Farms.com and is the Chief Managing Commodity Strategist. His primary areas of expertise include the grain, basis, livestock, feed, energy/ diesel and input marketing and purchases. Moe uses e-mail and text marketing programs to assist clients both retail and corporate in protecting themselves from the excesses and volatility in commodity price swings. In 2015, the division provided hands-...

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