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Corn residues challenge no-till operations

FINDING BALANCE BETWEEN NO-TILL AND RESIDUE MANAGEMENT

CROP RESIDUE MANAGEMENT has always been integral to successful no-till soybean production. However, over the last few years, no-till soybean growers seem to be combating more corn residues than in the past. Unfortunately, this increase [Read more]

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The road to RMP

EXTENSION OF THE RMP PILOT FOR 2010 IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION “WE HAVE ALL really grown with this campaign, become more sophisticated at relating to government and learned how to ensure that [Read more]

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Making the grade

EXPLORING HOW MILDEW, SPROUTING AND FUSARIUM AFFECT QUALITY with wheat harvest nearing completion, farmers and end-users alike are analyzing the quality of this year’s crop. Mildew, sprouting, and Fusarium are the three most relevant grading [Read more]

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Farming on Ontario’s urban fringe

FARMING NEAR CITIES BRINGS UNIQUE CHALLENGES campbellville-area farmer Peter Lambrick is at the helm of an 800-acre corn, soybean and wheat-growing operation. He rotates these crops, along with registered seed and hay production entirely on [Read more]

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Public Outreach

The Big Picture: TV dinners

WHAT NON-FARMERS ARE SAYING ABOUT FARMING THERE HAS NEVER been any doubt that North Americans love food. But, with an entire TV network devoted to food and programs featuring famous chefs and food challenges cropping [Read more]

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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Teaming up to tell soy’s story Rebecca Hannam Soybean research is about more than field conditions and yield. At the University of Guelph, it’s also about [Read more]

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Talking to the experts

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE KNOWLEDGE AVAILABLE FROM ACCREDITED PROFESSIONALS farming is increasingly complex, and even top farmers – although they attend seminars and meetings on an ongoing basis – can’t do it all. “Accredited farm [Read more]

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Measuring quality in every scoop

ONTARIO WHEAT QUALITY IS MEASURED SWIFTLY AND EFFECTIVELY AT HARVEST TIME for better or for worse, the quality of the Ontario wheat crop will fluctuate from year to year. Small changes in variables such as [Read more]