March 2010

Farmers, Ag Associations and Ag Businesses can now Harness the Collective Intelligence of Ontario Agriculture.

Networking is about making connections and building mutually beneficial relationships with people that share the same interests and goals. This has never been easier than now for those involved in Ontario’s diverse and productive agriculture and food industry.

OntAg ( is a free, social networking website - for farmers, ag business and farm associations and groups, where they can share opinions, ideas and information to solve problems or create new opportunities. The website uses some new generation 2.0 Internet technologies and you will find the same tools here that are on other social networking websites like Facebook.

Andrew Campbell, of stated, “We know that online sharing is a great way to harness the knowledge and experience of the Ontario Agriculture community and we have been impressed with how OntAg has been developing.” “In January and February 2010, there were over 8,000 visitor sessions to the website.”

The OntAg ( website has been launched and the number of members continues to grow on a daily basis. Once you join the network and become a member, you’ll be able participate in groups, connect with and invite friends, chat with other farmers, share pictures, find or post local ag and food events, as well as view the latest Ontario agri news.

What to do? Visit the website. Join and become a member, view the information presented by other members and share your opinions, ideas and experiences. If you have any questions Andrew Campbell will be happy to help, phone 1-877-438-5729 ext.. 5023 or e-mail
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