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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]

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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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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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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]

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Island farming

PLANNING AND FORWARD THINKING

WOLFE ISLAND FARMER Jason Pyke laughs when asked if there was ever a question about choosing to farm on an island versus the mainland. “For me, it wasn’t really a question because I grew up [Read more]

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Canada 150

CELEBRATING ONTARIO’S FARMING HISTORY

On July 1, Canadians celebrated the 150th birthday of our country. Farmers were instrumental in building the communities that have shaped our nation. While there are now fewer farms and fewer farmers than there were [Read more]

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Soil sampling

A LITTLE INVESTMENT FOR A LOT OF INFORMATION

WITH WHEAT HARVEST beginning to wrap up around the province and farmers now looking ahead to the approaching fall harvest season, we are in the so called “dog days of summer” and now is an [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

THE CHALLENGES OF ON-FARM PRECISION AG RESEARCH

YOU CAN BUY the equipment and software, bring on a consultant and start banking yield data, but what can you do once you’re up and running to ensure you’re getting useful information from your on-farm precision ag [Read more]