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Compaction action

ARE YOU TRYING to choose between tracks or tires on your farm equipment? Each has specific advantages but the best all round solution may be difficult to determine for individual operations. It is important to [Read more]

Features

Slow to download

RURAL AMERICA'S STRUGGLE TO INSTALL BROADBAND

A 2016 FEDERAL Communications Commission (FCC) report found that while 10 per cent of all Americans lacked broadband service, 39 per cent of rural residents were without access. Almost 40 per cent of rural Americans [Read more]

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Western Bean Cutworm

MANAGING RESISTANCE

WESTERN BEAN CUTWORM (WBC) is a significant threat to corn fields in Ontario. WBC feeding reduces yield and can cause contamination of grain with mycotoxins. Rotating methods of WBC control is important to mitigate the [Read more]

Production

Technology and the perfect acre

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN PRECISION AGRICULTURE

USING TECHNOLOGY TO aid farmers in getting the most efficient farm is being pioneered by companies, agronomists, and farmers all over the world. And now, researchers are experimenting with taking precision agriculture, in particular data [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Crop Protection Network

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THIS SUMMER FARMERS and agribusiness have a new tool to help them tackle crop management challenges. The Crop Protection Network (CPN), a multi-state and international collaboration of university/provincial extension specialists, has redesigned its website at [Read more]

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Spraying best practices

TECHNOLOGY AND TRANSPARENCY

IN THE ERA of social media and keyboard warriors, it’s easy to feel like someone is always watching and ready to force their opinion on the world. The “tweet first, think later” mentality often adds [Read more]