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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Sulphur could improve wheat yields and quality Samantha Beattie Increasingly strict emissions standards in Ontario and globally over the past 20 years have successfully reduced acid [Read more]

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Farmers hit the virtual books

ONLINE CLASSROOMS HELP FARMERS RE-EDUCATE it’s not unusual for farmers to spend some time attending winter seminars and conferences. But some have started upgrading their knowledge base year round, thanks to some new ‘schools’ popping [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Tracking production in Ontario Grain Farmers of Ontario is keeping track of crops through an interactive map.  It’s designed to keep the public up-to-date on what’s [Read more]

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Ethanol-ready corn

NEW VARIETY OF CORN DEDICATED TO ETHANOL INDUSTRY CORN DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY to meet the needs of the ethanol industry has been released in the United States.  The corn variety, created by Syngenta and sold under [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: What’s STRAW worth?

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THERE ARE NOT many wheat acres, and April weather hammered any hopes we had for big straw yields.  The crop is SHORT!  (Photo 1).  All those cold nights not only frosted off leaves, but limited [Read more]

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Features

Mid-season field update

CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES ACROSS THE PROVINCE as planting neared completion in most areas of Ontario, we asked a few Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs) from across the province to comment on what they were seeing in [Read more]

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Features

Marketing mission

EXPORTING SOYBEANS TO THE EUROPEAN UNION the european union imports approximately 13 to 14 million metric tonnes of soybeans every year – and there is still a demand for more. Canadian farmers could help to [Read more]

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Features

Innovative ideas

MAINTAINING WATERWAYS AND RESIDUE MANAGEMENT after years of battling soil erosion, Marion Calmer, farmer, researcher and CEO of Calmer Corn Heads, decided something needed to be done. “I guess I felt a personal need at [Read more]