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Uniting the value chain

ONTARIO SUB-COMMITTEE HELPS BREEDERS AND FARMERS GROW HIGH QUALITY WHEAT every good business knows that in order to be successful you need to know what your customer wants; farming is no different. It’s important for [Read more]

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Building bridges overseas

A RECENT DELEGATION TO JAPAN HELPS OPEN DOORS FOR CANADIAN SOYBEANS building relationships was the name of the game for the recent Canadian delegation of growers, government officials and industry representatives that traveled to Japan [Read more]

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To be or not to be a soybean

EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF AN ONTARIO EDAMAME CROP it’s grown like a soybean crop but harvested like a vegetable crop. Industry experts say a niche market for Ontario-grown edamame could be one with potential, but [Read more]

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Weetabix wheat art competition

BUILD A STRAW BALE SCULPTURE FOR CASH grain farmers of ontario (GFO) and Weetabix Canada invite Ontario wheat farmers to participate in a straw bale sculpture competition. Participants are encouraged to express their artistic side [Read more]

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Careful Rotation

HOW TO MAKE THE BEST DECISIONS WITH BOTH AGRONOMICS AND ECONOMICS IN MIND choosing the right rotation – or even deciding to break rotation – can be a difficult decision for growers, who must balance [Read more]

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Soybean studies

OAC BREEDS BETTER BEANS soybean oil is highly versatile and new applications for it are rapidly emerging. The Ontario Agricultural College’s (OAC) research team at the University of Guelph, led by Drs. Istvan Rajcan and [Read more]

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Weeds in winter wheat

SCOUT EARLY, CONTROL WEEDS EARLY AND AVOID DANGEROUS MIXES THAT MAY CAUSE INJURY although not as commonly talked about, wheat may have a critical weed free period just like corn and soybeans. “Recent research coming [Read more]

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Family farm embraces new technology

INVESTING IN NEW TILLAGE PRACTICES IS SET TO IMPROVE A FARM NEAR SIMCOE with shrinking margins and continual cost pressures, the owner-operators of Schuyler Farm are always looking for new and innovative ways to maximize [Read more]

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Climate change concerns abound

A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT MEANS CHANGES FOR CANADIAN FARMERS FARMERS SHOULD BE preparing to adapt to the effects of global warming, warns David Runnalls, President and CEO of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a non-profit [Read more]