GFO newsletter

GFO Newsletter

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO new agent for grain farmers of ontario Grain Farmers of Ontario would like to recognize North Gower Grains as a new agent for wheat. North Gower [Read more]

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Public Outreach

The Big Picture: Friend a farmer

NEW PROGRAM TO BRING STUDENTS CLOSER TO THE FARM there are plenty of misconceptions and myths about farming among the non-farmers in our province and farmers are often heard talking of the need to bring [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Stratego registered in soybeans Stratego fungicide, commonly used in cereals, has recently been registered for control of leaf diseases in soybeans. The product has two active [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Making global contributions to stem rust research Joey Sabljic A Guelph researcher is making an important contribution to an international research initiative funded by the Gates [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Western bean cutworm watch 2011

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

PHOTO 1. WBC EGGS Extensive trapping of the Western bean cutworm (WBC) moths has taken place over several years. However, trap counts do not equal damage levels in fields. Traps only indicate moth presence and [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER “Powered by Biodiesel” bumper sticker campaign A bumper sticker campaign to show support for the federal government’s national biodiesel standard has been launched by the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) in partnership [Read more]

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Also in this issue

Breaking harvest records

FARMERS ARE LOOKING FOR HELP TO BREAK A WORLD HARVEST RECORD harvesting soybeans is usually an all-day affair that can last several days on any particular farm. But, a group of farmers are planning on [Read more]

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Features

Breeding better beans

RESEARCHERS ARE USING CHINESE SOYBEAN GENETICS TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY AND YIELD adopting new plant genetics and breeding technology is an important factor in progressing Ontario’s soybean crop. Yield improvement is naturally the most common measure [Read more]

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Features

Huge wheat yields by eliminating weak links

ONTARIO FARMERS MAY LEARN FROM ENGLISH AND NEW ZEALANDER PRODUCTION PRACTICES want substantially better wheat yields without significantly increasing your production costs? Ontario farmers, help is here – in the form of intensive wheat production [Read more]