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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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Hybrid wheat

NEW SYNGENTA RESEARCH

“CREATING VALUE FOR the wheat industry” — this is the goal Syngenta plans to achieve with hybrid wheat. The integrated crop solutions company identified a need in the market to take wheat to the next [Read more]

Advocacy

Empowering leadership

2016 ADVANCING WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE

WOMEN’S INITIATIVES ARE on the rise with more women involved in a wide variety of roles in the agriculture industry than ever before. Over 430 women attended the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference in Toronto [Read more]

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Advancing seed technology

SYNGENTA CANADA'S SEEDCARE INSTITUTE

“A CANADIAN MADE solution” was the theme of Syngenta Canada Inc.’s Seedcare Institute grand opening at the Honeywood research facility in Plattsville, Ontario in mid-September. This opening marks the first Canadian Seedcare Institute that joins [Read more]

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Nuffield scholar

RESEARCH AND LEARNING JUST UNDER A year later, Tony Balkwill continues to embrace the opportunity the Grain Farmers of Ontario Nuffield Scholarship provided him — a chance to develop historical soil-type maps into field-scale management [Read more]

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Harvest safety

IT’S NOT CHILD’S PLAY FOR PARENTS, IT is gratifying to see children learn and accomplish tasks on the farm. They learn the value of hard work, get exercise in open spaces, work alongside family, and [Read more]

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Safety straight talk

REFOCUSING THE CONVERSATION

HOW DO YOU approach safety on your farm?  Each year, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) hosts the Canadian Agriculture Safety Week focusing on a particular aspect of reducing farm-related injuries and death. This year, [Read more]