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Production

2015 FarmSmart

FOCUS ON SOIL HEALTH AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY A FULL LINE-UP of presenters has been confirmed for the 2015 FarmSmart and SoilSmart agricultural conferences. For a third year, a full-day event will precede the main FarmSmart [Read more]

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Media attention

POSITIVE RESPONSE TO OTTAWA TOUR FARM &?FOOD Care Ontario partnered with Foodland Ontario and Grain Farmers of Ontario to host another successful food writers’ tour this past October. Fifty Ottawa-area journalists, authors, culinary instructors, chefs, [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION AGCO upgrades Minnesota facility AGCO Corporation is in the midst of a multi- year, $42 million upgrade and expansion to its engineering and manufacturing facility in Jackson, [Read more]

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Innovation in agriculture

PERCEPTION IS NOT REALITY THERE ARE A lot of misconceptions about Canadian agriculture. According to a 2013 study from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canadians think that agriculture lacks innovation, is shrinking, unsustainable, potentially environmentally [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Aerial or broadcast?

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

FALL 2014: THERE was no doubt that wheat seeding would be late. What about aerial seeding or broadcasting wheat into standing soybeans? After all, this had been done in the past and there were some [Read more]

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The white mould problem

ANALYZING 2014’S YIELD ISSUES WHITE MOULD IS among the many plant disease problems foisted on Ontario farmers in wet, cool years. In 2014, soybean producers experienced more than their share of the disease, cutting yields [Read more]

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Features

Weight and dimension guidelines

UNDERSTANDING ONTARIO’S NEW VEHICLE REGULATIONS BETWEEN 2000 AND 2010, Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation introduced a four-phase overhaul of the vehicle weight and dimensions regulations. The changes, now included in the amended Ontario Regulation 413/05 of [Read more]

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Technology yields results

A LOOK AT PRECISION PLANTING’S NEW TOOLS PRECISION PLANTING IS perhaps best known for their 20/20 SeedSense planting monitors, but the Tremont, Illinois-based agricultural technology company also produces a full line of mechanical planting equipment. [Read more]