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FARMERS FORUM
2014
10th Annual
Photo Contest

Winners
 

Theme:
Fun on the Farm

Eastern 1st PLACE:
Making ewe laugh
By
Tracey Holland
Verona, Ont.

Western 1st PLACE:
Jolly jumper
By Carmynn Brekelmans Strathroy, Ont.

 

   

 

 YOU SAID IT:       
"You don't like to hear Christmas music on the radio in the combine. That's not a good sign."
  Essex County crop farmer
Dave Whaley on the late corn harvest.
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CLASSIFIED ADS

LIVESTOCK FOR SALE

PUREBRED BLACK ANGUS 100 cows with calves to choose from. Call Murray Porter and leave a message at 705-277-2298. (06/15)

CHAROLAIS BULLS Registered Charolais bulls, some tested. Polled yearlings, and two-year-olds, also bred heifers. Call 613-473-4190. (07/15)

FOR SALE Baby Holstein heifer calves of good quality. Available on a weekly basis in large quantities. Calves are tubed for non-breeders. Omer Poirier Livestock, Alexandria, Ont. Contact Jerome at 613-678-0141 or 613-525-3020. (11/14)

WAGYU CATTLE Selling breeding stock. Please call Brian Knox 519-367-5295, email bknox@wightman.ca or visit www.ontariowagyu.ca. RR 1, Formosa, Ontario NOG 1W0. (09/14)

REGISTERED BLACK ANGUS BULLS Two registered Black Angus yearling bulls for sale. Crysler. Call 613-987-5452. (11/14)

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

FOR SALE Case IH 8312 mower cond., 12, centre pivot, 1000 PTO. Miller Pro 1060 forage blower. Wood bale thrower wagon. New Holland 166 windrow inverter. Inland, two-wheel windrow turner. Ford 3 point hitch Flail mower. Slurry/irrigation pump, 500 GPM. Call for details, 613-345-1655 and leave a message. (12/14)

USED FOR SALE Jaylor Model 3650 twin auger Vertical mixer with front discharge, $25,000.
Jaylor Model 3650 twin auger Vertical mixer with front discharge, $22,000.
Jamesway Volumaxx 20 silo unloader, 2 yrs old, $7,000.
Call 613-448-2185 or email byersfarmeq@bellnet.ca.
(11/14)

NEW FOR SALE Patz A1 20 R.D. s/u $7,400. Jaylor Model 4425 single vertical trailer w/ weigh system, ladder, $32,000. Call 613-448-2185 or email byersfarmeq@bellnet.ca. (11/14)

FOR SALE

FOR SALE 25 2014 towable caravan like new: refrigerator, stove, bathtub, radio, bunk beds, couch price reduced. Call 905-852-7634. (01/15)

FOR SALE Mobile homes. Different models and sizes. Used four seasons. Good for farm help, cottages, and offices. Will deliver. Call 613-218-5070 or email mj47@live.ca. (12/14)

FOR SALE Heat your entire home, building, water and more with an OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from central boiler. Call today. Bourgon Seeds Ltd. 613- 524-3102. (12/14)

FOR SALE Hay bales, stored inside. Call 905-852-7634. (01/15)

STRAW FOR SALE Large square bales. For fall delivery. Limited supply. Please call early. Call Hugh Fawcett, 613-880-5829 or Ryan Fawcett, 613-229-0266. (12/14)

SERVICES

EXCAVATING Free estimates. Tree removal, fence line removal, land clearance, ditching, and demolition. Servicing an area from Napanee to Prescott. Field View Farms. Lansdowne, Ont. Contact Tim Crombach at 613-572-4924. (01/15)

FOR HIRE High-hoe for rent. For Leeds, Grenville, Lanark, and Frontenac Counties. Call 613-284-3238. (11./14)

SILO GUNNITE We will restore all makes of silos in Eastern Ontario with Spray Gunnite. Call Rob Sangers for a quote. 613-561-1802. Kingston. (11/14)

B & D DEADSTOCK SERVICE LTD. Prompt removal of dead and crippled cattle and horses. Call 613-478-2713. (11/14)

FINANCIAL SERVICES

MORTGAGES & CASH FOR FARMERS Talk to me if you need to:
*Buy or refinance a farm
*Buy or lease equipment

*Repair or construct new buildings

*Buy quota

*Install a robotic milking system

*Refinance your existing debts

*Cash for crop inputs

*Purchase solar panels

Trust a farmer to get you the proper farm financing. Contact me if your financial institution has turned you down. I represent over 200 institutional and private lenders. Even if you have had a difficult year with credit issues, poor cash-flow, tax arrears, mortgage arrears. For a confidential consultation call 1-888-934-2521 (toll free or fax), email ron.ashmore@expertmortgagebroker.ca, or visit ronashmore.com. Ron Ashmore, Mortgage Agent# M13002241, Expert Mortgage LIc# 12079.

FAST, QUICK MORTGAGES From over 20 lenders. Tired of waiting for your bank to help? Call me (Mike Martel) now at 613-345-5284. Broker, Martel Mortgages, Suite 202, 43 King Street West, Brockville. (04/15)

MORTGAGES Private funds available for 1st and 2nd mortgages. We lend on residential, commercial, and agricultural properties. Bad credit and difficult situations welcome. Serving the agricultural community since 1993. Call toll-free 1-877-995-1829. (11/14)

WANTED

WANTED 124 and 224 Massey small square balers. Call Jeremy 519-301-8873. (11/14)

WANTED Very good New Holland 679, 680 or 185 manure spreader. Call 613-587-4696. (10/14)

WANTED JD belt pickup for 6620 combine. Any condition (price reflected). Call Duane at 613-646-7503. (12/14)

ENERGY

Turn your vertical silo into a sure way to make money. Use as a base to mount a vertical wind turbine. Kelso Energy 204-325-0554, www.kelsoenergy.com. (12/14)

FOR RENT

HORSE ACREAGE FOR RENT Good fencing, plus solar, with new 24 x 12 shelter. Call 905-852-7634. (01/15)

BIN SPACE FOR RENT Near Gananoque. 800- and 1,000-tonne capacity. Trucking and drying available. Call 613-382-4949.

 

 

 

 

 


Monday, November 10, 2014 | Farmers Forum
Slow start for corn

Only 10 per cent harvested by Nov. 5

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Monday, November 10, 2014 |  Farmers Forum
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Tax break for farmers who donate food

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Optimism in agriculture

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Monday, November 10, 2014 |  Farmers Forum
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Monday, November 3, 2014 | Farmers Forum
Corn 'not pretty'
20 per cent harvested in Eastern Ontario by end of October

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MARKET REPORT

Monday, November 3, 2014 |  Farmers Forum
Quality will determine price for your corn

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | Farmers Forum
Atwood farm tops in Ontario with nine robotic milkers
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Woodstock youth notches win at Stratford 4-H show

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Monday, October 6, 2014 | Farmers Forum
Richmond farm tops in Ontario with nine milking robots
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MARKET REPORT

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