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Features

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]

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Opposing Bill C-474

ON APRIL 14 Parliament voted in favour of Bill C-474 going to the Agriculture Standing Committee for review.  At GFO, we are quite disappointed with our elected MPs for allowing this bill to pass Second Reading when our [Read more]

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Public Outreach

The Big Picture: Balancing bias

UNDERSTANDING A BASIC HUMAN CONDITION MAY BETTER PREPARE YOU FOR HOT TOPIC DISCUSSIONS agriculture is full of scientific certainty and research-driven results. Decisions on how much fertilizer to apply, what crop protection product to use [Read more]

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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Treatment for long-spine sandbur control in corn Carolynn Seaton Post-emergence herbicides are more effective than pre-emergence herbicides for controlling long-spine sandbur, a problem weed in corn [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION BASF introduces two new herbicides Two new herbicides, one for early-season weed control in corn and another for burndown in soybeans is being offered by BASF for [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

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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Features

Weetabix wheat art competition

BUILD A STRAW BALE SCULPTURE FOR CASH grain farmers of ontario (GFO) and Weetabix Canada invite Ontario wheat farmers to participate in a straw bale sculpture competition. Participants are encouraged to express their artistic side [Read more]

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Replanting Roundup Ready

WITH THE PATENT EXPIRING ON RR SOYBEANS IN 2011. FARMERS WILL SOON BE ABLE TO SAVE AND REPLANT SEED WITHOUT BREAKING THE LAW as the first company to patent and commercialize a genetic trait in [Read more]

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Features

To be or not to be a soybean

EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF AN ONTARIO EDAMAME CROP it’s grown like a soybean crop but harvested like a vegetable crop. Industry experts say a niche market for Ontario-grown edamame could be one with potential, but [Read more]