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Public Outreach

The Big Picture: TV dinners

WHAT NON-FARMERS ARE SAYING ABOUT FARMING THERE HAS NEVER been any doubt that North Americans love food. But, with an entire TV network devoted to food and programs featuring famous chefs and food challenges cropping [Read more]

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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Teaming up to tell soy’s story Rebecca Hannam Soybean research is about more than field conditions and yield. At the University of Guelph, it’s also about [Read more]

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Features

Talking to the experts

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE KNOWLEDGE AVAILABLE FROM ACCREDITED PROFESSIONALS farming is increasingly complex, and even top farmers – although they attend seminars and meetings on an ongoing basis – can’t do it all. “Accredited farm [Read more]

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Features

Measuring quality in every scoop

ONTARIO WHEAT QUALITY IS MEASURED SWIFTLY AND EFFECTIVELY AT HARVEST TIME for better or for worse, the quality of the Ontario wheat crop will fluctuate from year to year. Small changes in variables such as [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Regional winners of the Premier’s Award announced The Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence recognizes innovative farmers across the province. The five-year, $2.5 million award was announced in the 2006 provincial [Read more]

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Features

Taking on a challenge

SO FAR SO GOOD FOR SOYBEAN AND SPRING WHEAT CHALLENGE PARTICIPANTS eyes are on the prize as farmers across the province are diligently managing their crops in hopes to be the big winner in Grain [Read more]

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Features

Market intelligence

UNDERSTANDING THE COMMODITY REPORTS AVAILABLE CAN HELP BOOST YOUR BOTTOM LINE quick, reliable and up-to-date access to market pricing information is an important aspect of grain farming. The Ontario Commodity Report from Farm Market News, [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Caramba fungicide registered in Canada BASF Canada recently announced that it has received Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) registration for its Caramba fungicide for use on [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Corn flowering fundamentals

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

SCOUT YOUR FIELDS AT THIS CRITICAL PERIOD OF GROWTH knowing the stages The VT stage in corn development begins when the last tassel branch is visible.  This will generally occur two to three days before [Read more]