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Cropside: Corn flowering fundamentals

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

SCOUT YOUR FIELDS AT THIS CRITICAL PERIOD OF GROWTH knowing the stages The VT stage in corn development begins when the last tassel branch is visible.  This will generally occur two to three days before [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Regional winners of the Premier’s Award announced The Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence recognizes innovative farmers across the province. The five-year, $2.5 million award was announced in the 2006 provincial [Read more]

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Cropside: The right seeding depth?

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

KEEP DEPTH IN MIND WHEN PLANTING SOYBEANS A NEWLY PLANTED soybean seed is completely dependent on its reserve of energy to push through the soil.  In general, larger seeds contain more energy and can be [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Project SOY showcases innovative ideas New, innovative uses of soybeans were highlighted at the 14th annual ProjectSOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) competition recently held at the University of Guelph. Students from University [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Hensall to get bean processing facility The Eastern Canadian division of grain company Parrish and Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) recently announced plans to invest in a new, state-of-the-art, dry edible bean processing [Read more]

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Cropside: Dead or alive?

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

GET OUT INTO your winter wheat fields and assess the crop in the early spring!  Every spring calls come in about wheat going backwards.  The reality is you didn’t assess those fields closely enough in [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Food freedom day This past month marked an important day for farmers and consumers alike in Canada. On February 12, 2010, the average Canadian earned enough income to pay their grocery [Read more]

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NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Grain Farmers of Ontario welcomes new minister Grain Farmers of Ontario would like to congratulate and welcome the Honourable Carol Mitchell to her appointment as Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural [Read more]