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Roots not iron

PUTTING SOIL HEALTH FIRST AT 42 YEARS of age, it’s hard to believe that Blake Vince has never touched a mouldboard plow in his life. But he hasn’t. His farming philosophy, as he puts it, [Read more]

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Measuring your field print

NEW TOOL CALCULATES ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ENERGY CONSUMPTION, LAND use efficiency, and climate impact are factors considered by growers each season. But how are environmental impacts and improvements recorded? PHOTO: CANADIAN FIELD PRINT CALCULATOR Consumers and [Read more]

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Verifying sustainability

BRINGING THE FARM VOICE TO THE SAI PLATFORM AGRICULTURE IS ARGUABLY the most important stakeholder in the food value chain. That’s why, when Grain Farmers of Ontario heard about a new global food industry initiative, [Read more]

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Sustainable soy

WORKING TOWARDS INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION SUSTAINABILITY IS A buzz word often used in agriculture around the globe; but for Ontario growers, it is a word that is about to become more meaningful in the soybean market [Read more]

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Agricultural conversations

THE BENEFITS OF CROP PROTECTION PRODUCTS when producers speak up about the value of new farming techniques, Canadians will better understand the benefits they provide to everyone. “Farmers can easily speak to the people around [Read more]