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World wheat outlook

SURPLUS AND SHORTAGE

WORLD WHEAT PRODUCTION topped 754 million metric tons and the world wheat supply neared 980 million tons in August estimates. Economists had raised their projections for the former Soviet Union by 8.6 million tons. With [Read more]

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The Port of Johnstown

A CRUCIAL LINK FOR EASTERN ONTARIO FARMERS

AS THE HARVEST season moves into high gear, the Port of Johnstown is already bustling with activity — receiving mega-tonnes of grain and sending it down the St. Lawrence Seaway, just as it has done [Read more]

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Preparing for harvest

MITIGATING CHALLENGES

HARVEST IS JUST around the corner and with it comes long days of stress and fatigue. The easiest way to mitigate that stress is by preparing as much as possible ahead of time. Ontario grain [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Dicamba application

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

CIRCUMSTANCES APPLICATORS CAN AND CANNOT CONTROL At the time of this article, social media and farm reporting is solidly focussed on the Southern U.S. as they weather an unprecedented number of dicamba-related off-target pesticide incidents. [Read more]

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Grain safety

THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR PREVENTION AND PROTECTION

IN AGRICULTURE, THERE are six to seven times more safety incidents than in the general public. Often in agriculture the family, home, and workplace are one place, which can create a laid back attitude around [Read more]

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Soil Health Interpretive Centre

UNEARTHING THE SECRETS TO SOIL HEALTH

SOILS ARE LIVING ecosystems. And like any living thing, soils need a supply of organic matter to thrive. This message is at the heart of the University of Guelph’s Soil Health Interpretive Centre (SHIC), located [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

ARE YOU AND YOUR EQUIPMENT IN SYNC?

YOU CAN’T MANAGE what you don’t measure. The more accurate, useful yield data a grower can collect from their precision equipment each season, the better equipped they will be to make more informed management decisions [Read more]

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U.S. exports to Cuba

U.S. EXPORTS TO CUBA

CUBA’S 12 MILLION people represent an untapped potential market for corn, soybean, and wheat exports, but the ongoing U.S. embargo against Cuba makes it unlikely that U.S. farmers will make major inroads into that market [Read more]

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Keep it clean

ENSURE MARKET ACCESS

KEEPING IT CLEAN on your farm is an important part of keeping our markets open. Harvest time is no exception. Fall application of glyphosate and grain storage are two critical issues that are in your [Read more]