Cropside

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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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Planting wheat using the best technique Rebecca Hannam Wheat growers have reported increased yields in headland areas where seeding may be overlapped. These reports spurred researchers [Read more]

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Features

Building bridges overseas

A RECENT DELEGATION TO JAPAN HELPS OPEN DOORS FOR CANADIAN SOYBEANS building relationships was the name of the game for the recent Canadian delegation of growers, government officials and industry representatives that traveled to Japan [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

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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Features

Uniting the value chain

ONTARIO SUB-COMMITTEE HELPS BREEDERS AND FARMERS GROW HIGH QUALITY WHEAT every good business knows that in order to be successful you need to know what your customer wants; farming is no different. It’s important for [Read more]

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Features

Currencies and commodities

UNDERSTANDING THE INTERACTION BETWEEN GRAIN PRICES AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE everyday in currency markets around the world traders measure the value of different currencies against each other. The action is heated as different economic factors come [Read more]

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Features

A well-made whisky

THE CANADIAN WHISKY INDUSTRY THRIVES ON ONTARIO CORN despite its long history and worldwide respect, the grain that goes into Canadian whisky is not often the topic of conversation. Any talk of corn usage is [Read more]

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Also in this issue

Embracing expansion

THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL GRAINS INSTITUTE HAS SEEN GREAT GROWTH offering programs and technical support to domestic producers and customers of Canadian grains since 1972, the Canadian International Grains Institute (CIGI) has recently opened its doors [Read more]

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Adding value to soy hulls

UTILIZING AN ENZYME IN SOY HULLS MAY PROVIDE A NEW MARKET OR ONTARIO FARMERS soybean hulls are a co-product of crushing or oil extraction. Traditionally, they are used as an excellent source of crude fibre [Read more]