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In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER What Canadians think about farming Canadians continue to have an increasingly positive impression of agriculture, with 88% of those polled ranking it positive or neutral, up from 81% in 2009 and [Read more]

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Features

Protecting pollinators

REDUCING PESTICIDE EXPOSURE DURING PLANTING seed-applied insecticides are an important tool for farmers. They help to protect the seed during a critical period of growth while using only a small quantity of insecticide. Despite this [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Cover crop craze!

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

INCREASING SOIL ORGANIC MATTER NO RAIN IN 2012, and suddenly we realize the value of organic matter. Corn yields ranged from seven to 250 bu/ac in the same field – all based on organic matter [Read more]

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Exposure-4-Development

CANADIAN JOURNALIST SELECTED FOR TOUR OF KENYA canadian agricultural journalist, Tamara Leigh, has been selected to join 14 other journalists from around the world for a unique look at agriculture in Kenya. For six days [Read more]

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De-stressing soybeans

REDUCING WATER STRESS IMPACT it’s been a great year to study water stress in soybeans. At least, that’s what a University of Guelph researcher says about the dry 2012 growing season. Dr. Hugh Earl is [Read more]

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The economic climate

A GLOBAL OUTLOOK the economy of the European Union (EU) has dominated the news in the past few years, and continues to register on the radar. Although other global issues, such as slower growth in [Read more]