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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Atlantic Biodiesel grand opening Atlantic Biodiesel officially opened its renewable fuel facility in Welland on June 25. The grand opening was attended by government officials, community supporters, and industry representatives, including [Read more]

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Advocacy

Quality Food Products

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN TANZANIA THE UNITED REPUBLIC of Tanzania is home to 91 million acres of arable land, of which only 25 million are under cultivation. An important part of the economy, the agricultural [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Agri-businesses needed to complete career management profile Ontario Agri-Food Education Inc. (OAFE) develops innovative programs and resources to expose students to career opportunities in the agri-food [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Performance reviews

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(R.H.) WHAT IS A PERFORMANCE REVIEW? (L.P.) An effective performance review is an annual meeting to evaluate a paid employee. A review should act as a summation of ongoing performance conversations that happen throughout the [Read more]

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Features

Putting UAVs to the test

COLLABORATORS AIM TO MAKE AERIAL SCOUTING PAY FOR ALL THE hype around unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in agriculture, there remains some question of the technology’s usefulness to the average farmer. But while many farmers wait [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 9: FUTURES VS. STOCKS

This monthly educational series will feature the basic workings of the futures and options markets and how they can be utilized to help farmers with risk management. BEING A FUTURES broker for over 25 years, [Read more]

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Features

Understanding precision agriculture

SOIL TYPE MAPPING

THIS ARTICLE IS the fifth 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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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Research indicates effective herbicides for field horsetail control Kyra Lightburn Got field horsetail? The most effective combination of herbicides to fight it will depend on the [Read more]

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Features

Bees Matter

CAMPAIGN DELIVERS A BALANCED MESSAGE WITH RESULTS IN JUNE, BEES Matter was launched across the country to bring public attention to the many ways the agriculture community supports pollinators. PHOTO: FREE POLLINATOR GARDEN SEED KITS [Read more]