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The challenge of maize disease

PART 4 – EXPOSURE-4-DEVELOPMENT TOUR managing crop diseases is a challenge for growers around the world. In Kenya, the sudden appearance of a new disease is raising the alarm for growers and government alike – [Read more]

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Agricultural conversations

THE BENEFITS OF CROP PROTECTION PRODUCTS when producers speak up about the value of new farming techniques, Canadians will better understand the benefits they provide to everyone. “Farmers can easily speak to the people around [Read more]

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A farmer’s trust

RENTING LAND WITHOUT A WRITTEN CONTRACT like many traditional farmers, Ian Greydanus still does business on trust and a handshake; but his trust extends a bit farther than most. The Northumberland County cash cropper farms [Read more]

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Lessons from harder times

A REMINDER THAT LAND VALUES CAN CHANGE age teaches widsom, at least to those willing to learn. With the current high price of land, now might be a good time for younger farmers to turn [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Minimizing risk

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

With Melody Robinson, Peter Sikkema, and François Tardif TANK MIXING AND CROP INJURY IN WINTER WHEAT how do i minimize the risk of crop injury in winter wheat when I tank-mix herbicides with fungicides? • [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Latest technology from John Deere John Deere is introducing mounting brackets and attachments to make it easier and more convenient for producers to have hands-free access [Read more]

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Breaking the genetic law

AN UNUSUAL DISCOVERY ABOUT SOYBEAN ROOT ROT soybean root rot is known as one of the most destructive diseases facing Ontario growers. Despite decades of research projects focused on studying the disease, the root rot [Read more]

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Why herbicides fail

THE IMPORTANCE OF A WEED MANAGEMENT STRATEGY As glyphosate-resistant weeds become an issue in Ontario, farmers are trying to incorporate more herbicide modes of action into their weed control programs. Unfortunately, some of them are [Read more]