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Grower University

THE BUSINESS OF FARMING sitting in a lecture room at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre in London, Ontario, 37 farmers from across the country are talking about the opportunities and challenges of running their operations [Read more]

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Fence row farming

UNCOVERING THE SECRETS IN THE SOIL DEAN GLENNEY PLANTS his corn and soybeans on exactly the same rows, drives on the same tracks, and never tills his fields. It’s a farming method he has used [Read more]

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Royal grains

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR grains in your life Several great new additions to the Grains in Your Life exhibit caught the attention of this year’s visitors to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair [Read more]

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Succession Planning

ENSURING THE FUTURE OF YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR FARM in 1893, two brothers settled across the road from each other on farms near Listowel, Ontario. It was the beginning of a family farming tradition that [Read more]

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Protecting pollinators

REDUCING PESTICIDE EXPOSURE DURING PLANTING seed-applied insecticides are an important tool for farmers. They help to protect the seed during a critical period of growth while using only a small quantity of insecticide. Despite this [Read more]

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Pristine Gourmet

BUILDING A VALUE-ADDED BUSINESS jason persall doesn’t like to consider his story a success story. “We’re just a small farm family that did something value-added a few years ago,” he claims. However, there’s no denying [Read more]

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Developing leadership

2013 ASA/DUPONT YOUNG LEADERS CHOSEN the future of farming will rely on strong leaders like Dave Vandewalle and Lisa Mardlin Vandewalle who have been chosen for the 2013 American Soybean Association /DuPont Young Leader Program. [Read more]

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Changing landscape

PREPARING FOR HARVEST AND THE FUTURE OF FARMING the farming landscape is changing in Ontario. According to the 2011 Census of Agriculture, a summary of which was released this summer, there has been a decrease [Read more]

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Weeding out the problem

THE CROP SCIENCE INDUSTRY AND GLYPHOSATE RESISTANCE across canada, herbicide resistant weeds are impacting farmers’ bottom lines. A recent poll conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of BASF Canada Inc. showed that three out of [Read more]