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Increasing wheat research

THE ADDITION OF TWO SCIENTISTS AT THE ECORC A NEW INVESTMENT in eastern wheat research has been made with the addition of two experienced scientists to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC’s) Eastern Cereal and Oilseed [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Hand held device in the works for mycotoxin detection in grains Maritza Vatta An affordable hand-held test for mycotoxins is being developed for farmers. University of [Read more]

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The woodlot debate

CHATHAM-KENT’S COMPROMISE THE CONFLICT OVER woodlots in Chatham-Kent has effectively been diminished with the introduction of a new woodcutting policy. This policy was introduced in February following more than a year of disagreement between farmers [Read more]

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Features

Spring advice

TIPS FROM CERTIFIED CROP ADVISORS WE ASKED THREE Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs) to share their best tips you can use on your farm this spring. SPRING APPLICATION OF NON-AGRICULTURAL SOURCE MATERIALS (NASM) GIVES YOU THE [Read more]

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The replant decision

WHAT TO CONSIDER IN ANY GIVEN year, tens of thousands of acres of corn and soybeans might be replanted in Ontario. Farmers do everything they can to make sure all is done correctly at planting [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Canada fleabane in soybeans

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

WHAT’S THE GAME plan for glyphosate resistant Canada fleabane in soybeans? There are 12 counties in Ontario (below) that have glyphosate resistant Canada fleabane with six having populations that are also resistant to “group 2” [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Federal government supports commercial bio-based chemical plant A significant repayable investment in BioAmber Sarnia was made by the Government of Canada in mid-February. The funding is [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees announced The Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Association has announced it will induct four leaders into the Hall of Fame Gallery at Country Heritage Park [Read more]