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Marketing

Know your market

UNDERSTANDING THE FEED MARKET THERE ARE OPPORTUNITIES for grain farmers interested in tapping livestock feed markets – but feed specialists advise producers to do their homework before any seed is planted. “If you’re going to [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION A different look at food traceability The Value Chain Management Centre (VCMC) and SCS Consulting (SCS) recently released a research paper concerning food traceability, entitled “Traceability [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Advanced Payments Program

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

Why was the Advance Payments Program developed and who is it for? The Advance Payments Program (APP) was established by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to assist producers in managing their cash flow. Currently the program [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Herbicide choices affect replant corn Andrea Seccafien Identifying safe herbicides for corn producers can help reduce crop injury and stand loss in replanted corn. Plant Agriculture [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION A different look at food traceability The Value Chain Management Centre (VCMC) and SCS Consulting (SCS) recently released a research paper concerning food traceability, entitled “Traceability [Read more]

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Also in this issue

Deferred payments

COVERAGE UNDER THE GFPP since july 2013, deferred payments have been permanently allowed under the Grains Act. However, there remains some confusion over the coverage provided by the Grain Financial Protection Program (GFPP) in a [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Advanced Payments Program

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

Why was the Advance Payments Program developed and who is it for? The Advance Payments Program (APP) was established by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to assist producers in managing their cash flow. Currently the program [Read more]

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Also in this issue

Winter wheat performance

COMPARING GENETICS, SEED RATES AND PLANTING DATES what happens when you compare two varieties of winter wheat, one older and one newer? How have genetics changed over the last 40 years? And what happens when [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Herbicide choices affect replant corn Andrea Seccafien Identifying safe herbicides for corn producers can help reduce crop injury and stand loss in replanted corn. Plant Agriculture [Read more]

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Growing the future of soybeans

2014 ASA/DUPONT YOUNG LEADERS rob and cindy Foster believe in preserving the land and serving their agricultural community. It is that dedication that prompted a Grain Farmers of Ontario committee to select the Middlesex County [Read more]