Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
FEBRUARY 2017
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What is soil health?
Amy Petherick
Productivity, profitability and resilience
Lois Harris
Winter wheat growth
Edith Munro
Hybrid wheat
Maegan MacKimmie
Bacteria control of disease
Treena Hein
Developing local barley
Owen Roberts
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A regional approach
Jeanine Moyer
A perfect prescription for every acre?
Joey Sabljic
Mitigating mycotoxins
Erin Calhoun
The utilization of Ontario grain
Rachel Telford
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Cap and Trade
From the CEO's desk
Cropside: Sustaining SOM
AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS
GFO Newsletter for February 2017
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Business side: On-farm fire prevention
CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS
Soyagen
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Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 25: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
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Research

Agricultural research drives improved production practices, improved inputs and innovative new uses for grain in Ontario. Check out the Research section of the magazine to learn about the latest agricultural research and how it could impact your farm.


Soyagen
By: Tony Palermo
February 2017

SOYBEANS ARE A rapidly growing, multipurpose crop whose seeds are an extremely valuable source of both protein and oil. From an environmental point Read More
Mitigating mycotoxins
By: Erin Calhoun
February 2017

MYCOTOXINS ARE TOXIC chemicals produced by fungi that infect crops. Some of the mycotoxins most commonly found in grain include Aflatoxin, Read More
A perfect prescription for every acre?
By: Joey Sabljic
February 2017

DOES THAT ONE “perfect” seed and nutrient prescription exist for every acre on a grower’s field? And could it be just a matter of dialing in that Read More
A regional approach
By: Jeanine Moyer
February 2017

ONTARIO SOYBEAN GROWERS have a pretty good handle on soybean diseases — the biggest threats, diseases to watch for and field management practices. Read More
Developing local barley
By: Owen Roberts
February 2017

MOST PEOPLE DRIVEN to buy local food and beverages have clear expectations. They figure the ingredients in the products they’re purchasing will be Read More
Bacteria control of disease
By: Treena Hein
February 2017

SEVERAL TYPES OF bacteria are the focus of ground-breaking new Fusarium research here in Ontario. PHOTO: BACTERIA M6.Professor Manish Read More
Hybrid wheat
By: Maegan MacKimmie
February 2017

“CREATING VALUE FOR the wheat industry” — this is the goal Syngenta plans to achieve with hybrid wheat. The integrated crop solutions company Read More
Productivity, profitability and resilience
By: Lois Harris
February 2017

NEW HIGH TECH monitors will help take the guesswork out of best management practices for grain crops as they relate to soil health in a Read More
Where do management zones make sense?
By: Joey Sabljic
January 2017

GROWERS MIGHT KNOW from experience that they have areas in their fields that consistently deliver high yields season after season — and other parts Read More
Viney weeds
By: Tony Palermo
December 2016

SCOUTING IN-AND-AROUND YOUR fields is the first defence to protecting them from viney weeds.“Wild buckwheat, field bindweed, tufted vetch, and bur Read More
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