Cropside

Cropside: When corn looks dead

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

IDENTIFYING THE CULPRIT behind dead-looking corn can be challenging. Use the following information and photos to help remove the mystery surrounding physiological and disease causing reasons for dead-looking corn. Not all top die back is [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Soy-based sealant tested Grey County Department of Transportation is trying a new soy-based asphalt sealant on a one kilometre stretch of road near Owen Sound. The sealant, which was featured in [Read more]

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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH High oil soybeans in the works Joey Sabljic In the search for greener, alternative fuels, soybeans are among Ontario’s most available, renewable and cheapest sources of [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Dekalb launches mobile app A new Plant Population Calculator Application is now available for use on Blackberry devices. The application provides corn and soybean growers with [Read more]

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Also in this issue

New young leader chosen

JESSICA SCHOUTEN WILL ATTEND THE AMERICAN SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION AND DUPONT YOUNG LEADER PROGRAM grain farmers of ontario has selected Jessica Schouten as the Canadian representative for the 2011 American Soybean Association (ASA) and Dupont Young [Read more]

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Features

Rent, own or lease?

CHOICES IN THE DECISION OF HOW TO ACCESS EQUIPMENT HAVE NEVER BEEN BETTER FOR FARMERS the choice to rent or buy farm equipment is still a bit of a novelty among Ontario producers. “Up until [Read more]

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Features

Growing the right grain

RESEARCHERS, WHEAT BREEDERS AND PROCESSORS HAVE TEAMED UP TO FIND A WAY TO MAKE WHOLE WHEAT MORE APPEALING TO CUSTOMERS healthy and whole wheat are two terms often used interchangeably with consumers these days. The [Read more]

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Features

Maximizing plant populations

VARIABLE RATE PLANTING TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS GREATER CONTROL IN THE FIELD AT the wrap up of another great year there are likely many growers looking to upgrade equipment. Modern equipment has many high tech features and [Read more]