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    Terry Cowan with his painting"Not That Long Ago, which will be auctioned March 13 at 12 noon during the Prestigious Pedigreed Seed Sale for the Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Over 20 years, the event has raised more than $100,000 for the hospital.  
   
   
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  • Artist Terry Cowan returns to 2014 Seed Sale for CHEO

    For its 2014 featured Canadian rural artist, the Ottawa Valley Farm Show has reached back to a previous selection for that honour.
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    Weagant Farm Supplies biggest OVFS exhibitor

    WINCHESTER -- "It's the kick-off to spring!"This is how Bob Weagant, of Weagant Farm Supplies near Winchester, describes the Ottawa Valley Farm Show.
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    Roosendaal heads Seed Growers

    WINCHESTER -- There's a new farmer at the helm of the Ottawa Valley Seed Growers Association (OVSGA), and he can't wait to see how much the upcoming Farm Show benefits the farming community this year.
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    Gay Lea donates sales

    The Ottawa Valley Seed Growers have agreed to let Gay Lea Foods Co-operative sell personal portions of white and chocolate milk in its booth at the 2014 Ottawa Valley Farm Show, March 11-13.
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    OVSGA reaches CHEO Diamond donor category

    During a donor appreciation event held Oct. 17 at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, the Ottawa Valley Seed Growers Association was publicly thanked for its contributions to the institution over the past 20 years.
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    Les is more for hungry showgoers

    It'll be a clear case of Les is more at the 2014 Ottawa Valley Farm Show, March 11-13 at the EY Centre.
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    Smith's Equipment Centre has you covered on land, water

    Smith's Farm Equipment was able to expand their business in the spring of 2009 because of a high demand in their trailer sales. Over the past 5 years, Smith's Equipment Centre in Smiths Falls has evolved into a full line Kawasaki dealer- atv's, teryx, mules, jet skis as well street, sport and MX bikes.
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    Maintenance tops for livestock producers, resale value for crop producers
    Equipment survey

    When it comes to farm equipment purchases, livestock producers think more about the ease of maintenance, while crop producers think more about the predictability of it, according to a 2014 survey of 800 livestock and crop Producers in the study, sponsored by Case IH, who reported a significant portion of their income as generated from livestock operations say they look for low maintenance and easy-to-service equipment from an innovative manufacturer.
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    CDX engulfs Stratford

    Despite february's inclement weather and parking capacity challenges, the doors were once again blown off the Stratford Rotary Complex by dairy farmers from across Canada and beyond. The Canadian Dairy XPO (CDX), with mass support from industry and producers has earned the title as the largest dairy stage in Canada.
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    Horse Country Campground photo contest

    OTTAWA -- If you are considering a camping or trail riding vacation with your horse this summer, look no further than Horse Country Campground at Wilderness Tours Resort in the beautiful Ottawa Valley.
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    Recipes for everyone in 2015 IPM Cookbook

    Finch -- From caramel corn to Ethiopian-style lentils with yams, the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry 2015 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo Cookbook (IPM) boasts more than 900 recipes from some of the finest cooks in the counties.
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    Books available in United Counties of SD&G

    FINCH -- Printed with $10,000 funding from the Ottawa Valley Seed Growers' Association, the 2015 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo Cookbook is currently available from retailers in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. Price: $12.
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    Young farmer socials at College Royal and Ottawa Valley Farm Show

    OTTAWA -- The Ontario Federation of Agriculture enjoyed great success hosting a tailgate social for young farmers at the Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock last year. So the organization is revving up a couple of social events for the same demographic in Eastern Ontario this month -- the Ottawa Valley Farm Show (OFVS) being one of the venues.
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    Saskatoon Colostrum presents new Instant Mix product

    The Saskatoon Colostrum Company is proud to present the all new Instant Mix technology in our colostrum products. Our new Instant Mix product offers easy and complete mixing by hand whisk in 20 seconds or less!
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    Gardening contest for 2015 IPM

    FINCH -- It can't come soon enough, but at the tail-end of a record-breaking winter, gardeners at least, have found some solace in the seed catalogues stacked at their feet.
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    Raats Custom Farming has new manure lagoon crawler

    Raats Custom Farming Ltd. has another first of its kind. They have purchased a Nuhn manure lagoon crawler and it is the first one available in Eastern Ontario.
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    Bowmanville grower receives 2013 Innovative Farmer of the Year award

    MISSISSAUGA -- Creativity and advancements in crop rotation systems in their no-till farming operation have earned Tom Barrie, a Bowmanville grower, and his team, the 2013 Innovative Farmer of the Year Award.
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    Generations of experience at James & Hill Auction Service

    For 44 years, James and Hill Auction Service Ltd. have proudly served Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.
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    Devries Electric is farm friendly

    Since 1986, Devries Electric has been serving Eastern Ontario, from near Kingston to Cornwall, and Ottawa south to the St. Lawrence River.
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    Small bale packaging offered by Marcrest Manufacturing

    Time is money, and increasing productivity means you achieve more of both. If this appeals, then Marcrest Manufacturing Inc as manufacturer of the Bale Baron and Power Linx - Dual Power Hitch, may have just the piece of machinery for you.
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    Peecon introduces new electric-driven feed mixer

    Peecon, the inventor of the TMR mixer, is leading the world market in innovation and technology for feed mixing. Their newest product, the Biga Volt, was unveiled at the 2013 Agritechnica Farm Show in Hannover, Germany and at the 2013 Agribex Farm Show in Brussels, Belgium.
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