Cropside

Cropside: Scout for BMSB

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

BE ON THE lookout for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). This new invasive species has spread across Ontario over the last few years, finding warm homes to overwinter in and host trees to establish on [Read more]

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Grains in Action

NEW EXPERIENCES IT’S ALWAYS INTERESTING for consumers and producers alike to learn how food is processed. For a farmer, it’s important to know what demand and uses there are for the crops they produce. There [Read more]

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Business Risk Management programs

APPLICATION AND RENEWAL TIME SPRING IS HERE and it is time once again to think about the programs that will help you best manage the farm business risks you may encounter this year. Agricorp is [Read more]

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Features

Understanding precision agriculture

MAPPING ELEVATION AND TOPOGRAPHIC MODELLING

THIS ARTICLE IS the third in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones, to provide a process to define, delineate, and characterize management zones, and to outline the kinds of [Read more]

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Corn management trials

NEW OCC HYBRID TESTING IN 2015 A DESIRE TO stay relevant has prompted the Ontario Corn Committee (OCC) to change the way it conducts their hybrid performance trials. For decades, performance trials conducted by the OCC have [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Farmers form new co-operative to produce sugar from corn stover Lilian Schaer The Cellulosic Sugar Producers’ Co-operative is working on creating a new market opportunity for [Read more]

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Sound advice

THE ROLE OF A CERTIFIED CROP ADVISOR A CERTIFIED CROP ADVISOR (CCA) can be a valuable asset to any grain farming operation. With a CCA’s knowledge, training, and experience they can help a business become [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Working with soybeans’ natural anti-inflammatory properties Alexandra Sawatzky Ontario consumers may have a new reason to incorporate soybeans into their diets. In addition to being rich [Read more]