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Research

Weed poll

RESULTS SHOW NEW – AND WORRISOME – TRENDS YOU DON’T NEED to have glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane in your fields to know it’s one of Ontario’s worst weeds. The fact is, its reputation precedes it. PHOTO: LAMBSQUARTERS [Read more]

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Production

Duelling priorities

DEVELOPING NEW OAT LINES FOR ONTARIO PROVES CHALLENGING MILLING QUALITY IS king when it comes to oat. While farmers look for disease resistance, standability, and big yields, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC’s) oat breeder Weikai [Read more]

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Advocacy

An agvocacy lesson

DEFENDING AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM “The pesticides farmers are using will cause bees to go extinct in five years.” When Braden and Shylah Hart heard that statement in their grade 9 Issues in Canadian Geography [Read more]

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Production

Wanted: leaders in agriculture

APPLY NOW FOR THE 2017 ASA DUPONT YOUNG LEADER PROGRAM Grain Farmers of Ontario is looking for soybean growers interested in becoming a leader within the agricultural industry. The application process for the 2017 American [Read more]

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Production

Managing disease in a wet climate

How farmers in Scotland succeed IN ONTARIO, SOME people blame climate change for what seems to be the ceaseless rain and cool temperatures plaguing farmers here the past few growing seasons. It’s rare for a [Read more]

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Policy Development

American connections

COLLABORATION AMONG COMMODITY GROUPS GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO has established important relationships across the agriculture industry, both domestically and internationally. Among these relationships are connections with the American organizations representing corn, soybean, and wheat farmers. [Read more]

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Web special

The future of wheat

THE BREEDER’S PERSPECTIVE WEB SPECIAL MUCH LIKE FARMERS needing to anticipate markets, weather, and availability when ordering seed many months before planting, plant breeders face the unique challenge of solving today’s problems while anticipating future [Read more]

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Research

The future of wheat

THE BREEDER’S PERSPECTIVE WEB SPECIAL MUCH LIKE FARMERS needing to anticipate markets, weather, and availability when ordering seed many months before planting, plant breeders face the unique challenge of solving today’s problems while anticipating future [Read more]

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Production

The art of spraying

SPRAYER ADVANCEMENTS, TIPS, AND TOOLS WEB SPECIAL CONSISTENT WEED CONTROL is top of mind for many growers at this time of year. New technology to improve fertilizer and crop protection application continues to become available [Read more]