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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Mycotoxins and the western bean cutworm: a new deadly duo Katharine Tuerke Mycotoxins and the western bean cutworm (WBC) are a destructive team for corn farmers. When [Read more]

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Grain Discovery Zone

A SUCCESSFUL DEBUT SEASON ONE OF THE goals of Grain Farmers of Ontario is to be an information source for the public; to inform consumers how we grow our crops and highlight the many uses [Read more]

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Grains in Action

INDUSTRY PROGRAM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO has expanded the reach of its popular Grains in Action program with an Industry Program. “It’s just as important for our industry and government partners to be educated in [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Tires and soil compaction

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THERE ARE SEVERAL main theories on how to avoid or manage soil compaction, these are: 1)    confine traffic to lanes within the field to provide traffic-free zones for crop production, 2)    avoid wheel traffic on [Read more]

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Tier 4 Final

AN UPDATE ON TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIES ALONG WITH THEIR Canadian and American counterparts, Ontario farmers are already somewhat familiar with Tier 4 standards and their associated new technology. In 1996, the US government began introducing the [Read more]

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AGCO Paint Center

AN INVESTMENT IN TECHNOLOGY AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT HAS been manufactured by AGCO in Hesston, Kansas since 1947. The latest evolution in their facilities there is a state-of-the-art Paint Center for hay and harvesting equipment. It represents [Read more]

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Building a Gleaner

AGCO LAUNCHES NEW S8 SUPER SERIES IT TAKES SIX days for a bare frame to become a Gleaner combine. On average, that is approximately 218 to 225 man hours for complete assembly, including paint. At [Read more]

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John Deere Intro 2014

HIGHLIGHTS FROM COLUMBUS, OHIO THE COLUMBUS CONVENTION Center in downtown Columbus was home to this year’s John Deere Intro and unveiling of 2014 equipment. This event was for John Deere dealers as well as investors [Read more]

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Features

Shredlage

NEW WHOLE-PLANT CORN SILAGE TECHNOLOGY A NEW WHOLE-PLANT corn silage processing technology called Shredlage is soaring in popularity among American dairy farmers and is now gaining attention here in Ontario. Research shows that feeding the [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Ellengowan Farms selected as winner of Farm Bin Promotion by Horst Systems Ellengowan Farms from Paisley, Ontario has been selected as the winner of the 2013 farm bin promotion by Earl [Read more]