Country 105

Country 105


Agriculture Report

Investing in Agriculture

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Producers should take advantage of AgriInvest Deposit Notices.


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The federal government is encouraging producers to take advantage of the 2010 AgriInvest Deposit Notices.

The notices should be appearing in coming weeks.

AgriInvest is a self-managed producer government savings account that allows producers to set money aside -- that can be used to recover from small income shortfalls or to make investments to reduce on-farm risks.

The notices will let producers know the amount they can deposit into their accounts to receive matching government contributions.

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The Grey County Holstein Club is holding its Twilight Meeting tomorrow night.

It begins at 6:30 PM at Dick and Marian Noble's farm on Grey Road 7 in Meaford.

You can view the barn renovations and visit with other producers.

The meal is 10 dollars per person or 25 dollars for a family.

For more information -- call 376-5996

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Russia's top consumer rights watchdog says the country has lifted a ban on vegetable imports from Spain and Denmark.

Russia has already lifted its blanket ban on vegetable imports from the European Union put in place over fears of E. coli infection.

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And the Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre will open at the University of Manitoba this week.

The eight thousand square foot facility features many interactive displays -- ranging from a tractor simulator to viewing galleries of a conventional hog operation.


 


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