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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Harvest survey well underway Grain Farmers of Ontario’s annual wheat harvest survey is up and running and so far, the results seem to indicate good general test weights. This survey provides [Read more]

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Cropside: Bugs in bins

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

QUALITY MANAGEMENT DOESN’T STOP AT HARVEST with wheat already in the bin and corn and soybeans coming in soon, managing grain in bins to maintain quality should be top of mind for farmers. Here are [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Grain Farmers of Ontario joins the Vegetable Oil Industry of Canada This month, Grain Farmers of Ontario joined the Vegetable Oil Industry of Canada (VOIC) organization. This national not-for-profit industry group [Read more]

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Cropside: Western bean cutworm watch 2011

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

PHOTO 1. WBC EGGS Extensive trapping of the Western bean cutworm (WBC) moths has taken place over several years. However, trap counts do not equal damage levels in fields. Traps only indicate moth presence and [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER “Powered by Biodiesel” bumper sticker campaign A bumper sticker campaign to show support for the federal government’s national biodiesel standard has been launched by the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) in partnership [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER 2011 ag census on the way Census of Agriculture questionnaires will be mailed to all farmers in Canada over the first two weeks of May. Alternatively to filling out the paper [Read more]

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Cropside: Staying on top of NPK

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

N CALCULATOR RECOMMENDATION for Corn Factor Input N Rate (lb/acre) Base N Requirement (select soil texture) Loam + 28 Yield Adjustment (enter proven yield) 175 + 135 Heat Unit Adjustment (enter CHU rating) 3000 + 7 Previous Crop Adjustment [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Woodlot advisory service Promoting efficient and sustainable management of forests is the goal of a new service offered in Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, Prescott-Russell, Leeds-Grenville and Ottawa regions. Farmers with at least five acres [Read more]