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Production

Minimizing Fusarium

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR HARVEST AND STORAGE Peter Johnson didn’t beat around the bush last week when he faced his first group of the day at FarmSmart Expo in Elora. “This is a Fusarium year,” [Read more]

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Agricultural community milestones

MANY CELEBRATIONS IN 2013 in the profession of farming, nobody can become truly skilled by reading books alone. In the days before the internet, smart phones and social media, farmers would get together to share [Read more]

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Marketing the Pool

A GREAT OPTION FOR YOUR WHEAT over the next few months, the Wheat Marketing Team at Grain Farmers of Ontario has plans to make the Wheat Pool a more visible marketing option to farmers. At [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Scouting from the sky Farmers in Ontario now have access to a new scouting tool that will help them monitor crop stress, weeds, insects, diseases, and [Read more]

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Features

Understanding the Weed Control Act

FACING TODAY’S CHALLENGES WITH TECHNOLOGY every year, weed inspectors from across the province gather for the Annual Weed Inspector’s Conference. Weed Specialist Mike Cowbrough, from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) hosted this [Read more]

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Features

Getting the lay of the land

MAKING THE BEST USE OF PRECISION AG TOOLS most farmers would be hard pressed to find a piece of equipment rolling off the assembly lines without the latest and greatest tools for precision agriculture — [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Frosted wheat?!

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

TIMING IS EVERYTHING! In 2012, repeated hard frosts, down to -7C and colder throughout April had me scrambling, looking at field after field for frozen wheat.  The research suggested that -4C for two hours could [Read more]

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Field tested

Field tested

JOHN DEERE S660 S-SERIES COMBINE A review by farmers for farmers            david fraser           jeremy nixon           robert parks     ottawa, ON        north gower, ON         kanata, [Read more]