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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Soybean variety could impact fungicide application decisions Carolynn Seaton A new study led by Horst Bohner, an OMAFRA soybean specialist, and Chris Gillard and Albert Tenuta [Read more]

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Research opportunities a plenty

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ONTARIO RESEARCH grain farmers are looking to make the most of two new programs offered through the Growing Forward suite of programs launched by the federal government in 2009. With proposed [Read more]

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Features

Quality management

STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE SPRING WHEAT QUALITY AND YIELD with recent memories filled with wet weather, disease and poor quality, it’s no wonder that many farmers are re-thinking their planting plans when it comes to spring [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Grain Farmers of Ontario welcomes new minister Grain Farmers of Ontario would like to congratulate and welcome the Honourable Carol Mitchell to her appointment as Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural [Read more]

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Features

One giant step

SEQUENCING THE CORN GENOME: A MONUMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT THAT IS ALREADY BEGINNING TO ACCELERATE BREEDING IMPROVEMENTS corn researchers around the world are very excited these days – and growers should be as well. A talented group [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Ear moulds and implications

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

Gibberella ear rot The most common and important ear mould in Ontario is Gibberella zeae which is the sexual reproductive stage of Fusarium graminearium Infection often begins at the ear tip and moves down towards [Read more]