Cropside

Cropside: Ear moulds and implications

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

Gibberella ear rot The most common and important ear mould in Ontario is Gibberella zeae which is the sexual reproductive stage of Fusarium graminearium Infection often begins at the ear tip and moves down towards [Read more]

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Winning yield tops 75 bushels

SOYBEAN YIELD CHALLENGE WINNERS RECEIVE ACCOLADES The results are in from the second annual Soybean Yield Challenge. Three finalists were announced from three provincial soybean maturity zones, for a total of nine winners. “The challenge [Read more]

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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Soybeans in your sandwich wrap Rebecca Hannam Using Ontario soybeans to create plastic film products is just one more opportunity exciting bean producers these days, says [Read more]

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Features

Soybean inoculants provide returns

RECENT RESEARCH SHOWS THAT APPLYING SOYBEAN INOCULANTS YEARLY MAY BE BENEFICIAL TO FARMERS Using soybean inoculants pays returns to producers, says a three year study by OMAFRA and the University of Guelph.  It’s well understood [Read more]

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Features

US Market Outlook

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES SOUTH OF THE BORDER THE GRAIN MARKETS have proven to be very interesting this fall.  Between one of the slowest harvests for both soybeans and corn on record, constant China purchases of soybeans [Read more]

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Wheat Marketing with GFO

Redefined Roles Offer New Opportunities WITH THE CREATION of Grain Farmers of Ontario, the Wheat Marketing Department has redefined its roles and responsibilities.   Todd Austin has recently been hired as the Marketing Manager and new challenges [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER New organization takes the lead on rural  Ontario issues Two provincial organizations have merged to create the new Rural Ontario Institute, a not-for-profit organization formed to provide stronger support for key [Read more]