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Policy Development

American connections

COLLABORATION AMONG COMMODITY GROUPS GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO has established important relationships across the agriculture industry, both domestically and internationally. Among these relationships are connections with the American organizations representing corn, soybean, and wheat farmers. [Read more]

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Web special

The future of wheat

THE BREEDER’S PERSPECTIVE WEB SPECIAL MUCH LIKE FARMERS needing to anticipate markets, weather, and availability when ordering seed many months before planting, plant breeders face the unique challenge of solving today’s problems while anticipating future [Read more]

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Instagram ambassadors

A GOOD IN EVERY GRAIN PROGRAM FIVE INFLUENTIAL ONTARIO grain farmers have been selected as Good Grain Farmers for the Good in Every Grain Instagram account. They will share daily the life of Ontario grain [Read more]

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Farmer style

PETERSON FARM BROS EDUCATE AND ENTERTAIN NOWADAYS, IT’S FAIRLY easy to get your 15 seconds of fame. The rise of social media, and especially YouTube, has created superstars virtually overnight. More challenging than becoming famous [Read more]

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Seed money

THE FUTURE OF TRANSGENIC RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CROPLIFE CANADA ESTIMATES that it costs nearly $150 million and more than 13 years to bring new biotechnology to market. That makes it a challenge to correctly predict [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Rotation profitability app Elisabeth Aerts Complex crop rotations provide yield benefits to Ontario farmers, suggests plant specialists — and they have the mobile application to back [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Seed destructor

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

RAY HARRINGTON, AN innovative farmer from Western Australia, was struggling with herbicide resistant weeds, so he took matters into his own hands by using a cage mill from an old mine and adapting it to [Read more]

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Features

Plant Breeders’ Rights

CANADA SIGNS ON TO UPOV’91 IMPORTANT AMENDMENTS TO Canada’s Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) Act have been passed into law. These changes bring Canada in line with other countries who have signed on to the 1991 [Read more]