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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION PRO Seeds merger PRO Seeds Marketing, Hendrick Seeds, Hendrick AgriFoods and Agworks recently announced that they have merged and formed Sevita International. The new company will operate as Sevita [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Sustainable car parts from soy Matt McIntosh Soybean oil could be a green alternative to synthetic based auto parts. University of Guelph plant scientists Drs. Manju [Read more]

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Making the case for more fencerows

HOW TO MAXIMIZE NATURAL GREENWAYS FOR WILDLIFE equipment keeps getting larger and when crop prices are good, there’s more incentive for farmers to clear overgrown pastures and cut down fencerows. Although this makes sense from [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Everything but the kitchen sink

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

With Dan Docking DOES THROWING EVERYTHING YOU HAVE AT SOYBEANS WORK? ARE YOU LOOKING to incorporate some winning strategies into your soybean production system?  With high commodity prices does it make sense to simply buy [Read more]

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Big booming Brazil

BRAZIL’S SIZE AND RATE OF GROWTH MAKE IT A GLOBAL LEADER north american farmers, no strangers to large-scale farming, can come back from Brazil in a state of shock.  “Big,” they report.  “You can’t believe [Read more]

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Celebrate the food we eat today

BUT DON’T FORGET ABOUT TOMORROW it’s not a national holiday, but Food Freedom Day is something Canadians should be aware of. February 12 marks the day when the average Canadian will have earned enough income [Read more]

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Advocacy

Groundwater protection

FRAMEWORKS FOR IMPLEMENTING THE CLEAN WATER ACT BEING DEVELOPED THROUGHOUT THE PROVINCE since the tragic water-related events in Walkerton in 2000, much has changed. A full inquiry was held to scrutinize exactly what occurred and [Read more]