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Breaking into the Arabic flatbread market

RESEARCH AIMED AT BOOSTING EXPORTS TO THE MID-EAST MOST OF US are familiar with pita bread and other mid-Eastern breads, which have long been available in Canadian mainstream grocery stores and urban bakeries. These ‘Arabic flatbreads,’ as they [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Wheat straw-reinforced plastic Environmentally friendly wheat straw-reinforced plastic will debut in the 2010 Ford Flex, making Ford Motor Company the first automaker to develop and use wheat straw in its plastics. [Read more]

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Knowing our worth

NEW STUDY MAKES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GRAIN AND OILSEED INDUSTRY CLEAR AMONG FARMERS, IT is common knowledge that agriculture plays an integral role in Ontario’s economy. A recent study, commissioned by the Ontario Grains [Read more]

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Soy for life

THE SOY FOOD INDUSTRY IS POISED FOR GROWTH SOY FOR LIFE is a new communications campaign launched by Canada’s soy food and beverage manufacturers, to help boost sales.  Their products represent a $340 million business in [Read more]

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What now?

WITH CORN STILL IN THE FIELD, FARMERS NEED TO DECIDE: HARVEST NOW OR WAIT UNTIL SPRING? WITH HARVEST WRAPPING up and the weather growing cooler, there are concerns right across the province about the quality and [Read more]

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Test Weight watchers

OLD FACTS, UPDATES AND FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING CORN TEST WEIGHT LET’S BEGIN WITH some skill testing questions: 1. True or False: Corn hybrids with high test weights also yield more per acre. False. The relationship between yield [Read more]

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Safe storage

USING PROPER MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES WILL ENSURE QUALITY IS MAINTAINED IN WHEAT STORED OVER WINTER MANY YEARS THERE is carry in the market and a resulting economic advantage to storing grain.  Since better returns are the goal, [Read more]

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Cropside

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

TAKING A WALK through the field in late fall can provide valuable information which will guide spring management decisions.  Use the information below as a guide to what to look for and what it means [Read more]