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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Deferred payments now permitted under the Grains Act The Ontario Agri Business Association (OABA) and Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) are pleased with the recent changes that OMAFRA has made to [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Is IP soy production a fit for your farm? The Canadian Soybean Council is excited about their upcoming producer information session which is geared to answer important questions about IP soybean production [Read more]

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Cropside: Calibrate those spreaders

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

A WELL-CALIBRATED MACHINE MEANS BETTER COVERAGE IN THE FIELD AS OF THIS fall, urea is the cheapest source of nitrogen (N). Many farmers will take advantage of this economic opportunity and apply urea this spring. [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER New Industrial Research Chair in Biomaterials The creation of a new $3 million Senior Industrial Research Chair focusing on Biomaterials was recently announced. Over $1.5 million in new Natural Sciences and [Read more]

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Cropside: Slug management starts in the fall

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

Slug damage can be one of the biggest challenges to achieving a good soybean stand. In severe cases replanting may be necessary. Feeding can resemble hail damage, but damaged leaves have more of a “skeleton” [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Soy-based sealant tested Grey County Department of Transportation is trying a new soy-based asphalt sealant on a one kilometre stretch of road near Owen Sound. The sealant, which was featured in [Read more]

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Cropside: When corn looks dead

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

IDENTIFYING THE CULPRIT behind dead-looking corn can be challenging. Use the following information and photos to help remove the mystery surrounding physiological and disease causing reasons for dead-looking corn. Not all top die back is [Read more]

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Cropside: Residue management for wheat

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

PROPER PRACTICES BEGIN WITH HARVEST OF THE PREVIOUS CROP UNEVEN RESIDUE DISTRIBUTION causes many problems in wheat planting, growth and development.  Proper residue management to avoid these pitfalls is critical. wreaking havoc Increased residue levels [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER AGCARE AND OFAC EXPLORE UNION Two groups heavily involved in public outreach have announced they are working towards an amalgamation. AgCare (Agricultural Groups Concerned About Resources and the Environment) and the [Read more]