Cropside

Cropside: Staying on top of NPK

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

N CALCULATOR RECOMMENDATION for Corn Factor Input N Rate (lb/acre) Base N Requirement (select soil texture) Loam + 28 Yield Adjustment (enter proven yield) 175 + 135 Heat Unit Adjustment (enter CHU rating) 3000 + 7 Previous Crop Adjustment [Read more]

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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH These starches resist digestion Joey Sabljic One way to a healthier population is through its stomach. And for many, that journey starts with starch, an essential [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION US approves higher ethanol blend The US Environmental Protection Agency recently raised the amount of ethanol that can be blended into fuel from 10 percent to 15 [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Woodlot advisory service Promoting efficient and sustainable management of forests is the goal of a new service offered in Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, Prescott-Russell, Leeds-Grenville and Ottawa regions. Farmers with at least five acres [Read more]

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Features

Save the earth, buy a tractor

New farm equipment now more eco-friendly time’s running out and some kitchen table debates about new equipment purchases have reached a deadlock. But there’s one new ‘pro’ to consider since recent emission regulation changes are [Read more]

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Features

Demystifying social media

Facebook and Twitter aren’t just for teenagers DO?YOU?TWEET??If not, you may be missing out on an entire world of community, education and fun that social networks such as Twitter and Facebook provide. While high-tech communication [Read more]

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Features

Managing farm debt

Finding out how best to manage your farm finances some farmers in Canada have thoroughly looked into optimizing their management of debt, but many need to take a much closer look. “Farmers need to think [Read more]