Ontario

New addition to USA distribution channel will serve Kansas and Western Missouri Screening and crushing industry leader McCloskey International has welcomed equipment dealer Berry Tractor to its global network of distributors.  The company will serve the Kansas and Western Missouri markets in the United States. Berry Tractor & Equipment was founded in 1957 and is a division of Berry Companies, Inc....
Faster, reliable internet will create jobs and opportunities in rural and remote Ontario Ontario is delivering on its commitment to create even more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the province through an improved, modern broadband network in Southwestern Ontario. The province announced that Brooke Telecom has been contracted to bring reliable internet to Lambton...
The dealership will soon offer more CLAAS products and an expanded facility under the name GJ's Harvest Centre Inc. Claas dealership GJ's Farm Equipment has announced several changes to their southwest Ontario location. The full service dealership will be changing their name to "GJ's Harvest Centre Inc." and will expand their Claas business focus. To accommodate the growth targets, GJ's...
Investments will improve the environment while increasing farm productivity The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $2.5 million to help farmers improve environmental sustainability and water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair watersheds. In addition to delivering on its continued commitment to protecting our environment, this investment will also improve productivity for farm operations...
Government Delivers Early on Expanded Risk Management Program The Ontario government is expanding the Risk Management Program a year earlier than planned by $50 million for a total of $150 million annually. This funding supports farmers with unforeseen challenges such as fluctuating market prices, extreme weather events like flooding or drought, and disease. Details were provided today by Premier Doug Ford,...
Governments increase support for eligible farmers experiencing labour challenges during COVID-19. The governments of Canada and Ontario are providing the best support possible to help farmers manage challenges beyond their control by enhancing AgriInsurance coverage for the 2020 growing season to include labour shortages due to COVID-19. Ontario's agriculture industry, specifically farms growing fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, melons and peaches,...
Legislation to curb on-farm trespass, while preserving the right for lawful protests The Ontario government is taking action to balance the safety and security of farmers, their families, and the provincial food supply with protecting the right for people to participate in lawful protests on public property. Today, Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020, received...
Funding will cover increased costs while redirecting surplus pork to those in need The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million in emergency assistance for beef and hog farmers. The funding will help cover the increased costs of feeding market-ready cattle and hogs due to COVID-19 related processing delays while redirecting surplus pork products to help...
Topcon Positioning Systems announces its longtime distribution partner, The Brandt Group of Companies, has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings to acquire the Canadian assets of GeoShack and Inteq Distributors, subject to due diligence, effective June 1. Jamie Williamson, Topcon executive VP and GM of the Construction and Retail groups, said: “I am very excited with the additions of Ontario...
Most of the changes will be on the 40 and 60ft machines. Depending on the model, capacities are increasing up to 1,000 lbs (454 kg) as well as personnel ratings, up to three persons. “We’ve gone one step further with these new booms. Having a range with increased capacities means that operators are able to complete tasks more efficiently across...