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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Start your engines: a 200,000-acre promise by Lisa McLean, AgInnovation Ontario A California tech company is driving towards a piece of the lucrative motor oil market [Read more]

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Cropside: Sustaining soil

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

IF THE ORGANIC matter levels of Ontario soils could be somehow magically increased by one percent, the impact would be significant. Beyond healthier soils and increased yields, Ontario farmers would observe better water infiltration and [Read more]

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Evaluating late-season N

FIELD TRIALS OF LATE N APPS SHOW PROMISE FARMERS?HAVE?LONG recognized the importance of nitrogen to achieve higher yields, and now, with precision agriculture there are more options to consider when applying this costly and highly [Read more]

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Features

New food uses for soybean meal

FOOD RESEARCH WILL EXPAND MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES SOYBEANS ARE WELL-KNOWN for their versatility. Whether consumed by people or animals, or used in an industrial setting, the products that can be generated from the soybean are seemingly [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Soy Bioproducts Lisa McLean for Soy 20/20 Most soybean growers have heard the stories about Henry Ford’s enthusiasm for soybeans. Ford famously championed soy — along [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Maple Glen Soybean Named Seed of the Year Maple Glen, a game-changing short-season soybean developed in eastern Ontario, was recently honoured as the 2015 Seed of the Year. Maple Glen was [Read more]

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Features

Harnessing the power of nature

BENEFICIAL BACTERIA BOOSTS SOYBEAN YIELDS PLATEAUING SOYBEAN YIELDS are spurring research to find new ways to boost more bushels out of each acre. Researchers at Trent University are trying their hand at increasing soybean yields [Read more]

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Tracking northern corn leaf blight

MEASURING INCIDENCE, SEVERITY, AND RESISTANCE IF YOU’VE NOTICED a higher incidence of northern corn leaf blight (NCLB), or higher incidence in certain hybrid lines, you’re not imagining things — genetic resistance to NCLB is being [Read more]