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Bio-based lubricants

BUILDING A MARKET THAT’S GOOD FOR FARMERS, GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AS DEMAND FOR “green” products increases, more and more technologies and opportunities for bio-based products are emerging alongside to meet those needs. Crops like [Read more]

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Soy science takes off

COMMON GOALS MAKE TRENT BIOMATERIALS RESEARCH PROGRAM A REALITY ONTARIO SOYBEAN GROWERS have reason to celebrate as the Biomaterials Research Laboratory is officially opened at Trent University. The centre, which will focus on utilization of [Read more]

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Safe storage

USING PROPER MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES WILL ENSURE QUALITY IS MAINTAINED IN WHEAT STORED OVER WINTER MANY YEARS THERE is carry in the market and a resulting economic advantage to storing grain.  Since better returns are the goal, [Read more]

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Test Weight watchers

OLD FACTS, UPDATES AND FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING CORN TEST WEIGHT LET’S BEGIN WITH some skill testing questions: 1. True or False: Corn hybrids with high test weights also yield more per acre. False. The relationship between yield [Read more]

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Research plays a key role

— STRONG RESEARCH PROGRAMS help farmers produce more efficiently, increase crop quality, manage pests and lead to a safe, consistent, high quality supply of locally grown food and feed. To date in 2009, the government [Read more]

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Continuing the push

To bring the message forward we need all hands on deck IT IS ESTIMATED by some that Agriculture could once again become the number one industry in Ontario. The hard work and innovation of our labour [Read more]

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Biotechnology in wheat

UNDERSTANDING THE ONTARIO WHEAT BOARD’S NEW POSITION DESPITE BEING FIGURATIVELY set on the backburner for the past five years, the debate surrounding biotechnology in wheat has recently become part of the conversation in the countryside. [Read more]