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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Who are you following? Farmers are using Twitter to stay connected and up to date with industry news. Each month, Ontario Grain Farmer magazine will highlight [Read more]

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Wide open

THE PROS AND CONS OF MOVING TO WIDER SOYBEAN ROWS GROWERS IN ONTARIO are moving towards wider row spacing for soybeans in an effort to save time and money. Wider row spacing is becoming a [Read more]

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A proactive plan

WHITE MOULD COULD BE THE BIG SOYBEAN ISSUE FOR 2016 HOW DO YOU manage a disease that growers and researchers have struggled to get a handle on for years? PHOTO: WHITE MOULD OFTEN SHOWS UP [Read more]

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Caring for rented land

SHOULD SOIL HEALTH BE A PART OF RENTAL AGREEMENTS

IN ONTARIO, MORE than four million acres of farmland is rented, leased, or share-cropped, representing 35 per cent of total provincial farmland. This number has been steadily increasing, up from 23 per cent in 1975. [Read more]

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Features

A plan for resistant fleabane

CANADA FLEABANE REQUIRES MULTI-YEAR MANAGEMENT GLYPHOSATE-RESISTANT Canada fleabane first appeared in Ontario in Essex County in 2010. At that time only a few fields were affected. Over a five-year period, however, the number of affected [Read more]

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Cropside: Assessing winter wheat

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THIS YEAR’S WINTER wheat crop got off to a great start thanks to excellent weather conditions last fall which gave many growers the opportunity to get the crop in early. Many fields had excellent stands [Read more]

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Save the starter N

FEW CONDITIONS WARRANT STARTER NITROGEN ON SOYBEANS A LOT OF nitrogen goes into producing a bumper soybean crop but researchers still seem to agree there’s no economic advantage to applying a nitrogen (N) starter in [Read more]

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Interseeding cover crops in corn

PRESERVING CORN YIELD WHILE IMPROVING SOIL ADDING NUTRIENTS, PREVENTING erosion, and increasing microbial activity are just some of the goals when adding cover crops to a rotation. Interseeding cover crops in corn is gaining popularity [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER China Approves XTend Soybean trait for 2016 After several false starts, Canadian farmers will finally have access to Roundup Ready 2 XTend soybeans for the 2016 planting season, after the much-sought-after [Read more]