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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION “Seed for Life” contest DuPont Pioneer launched a new contest for Eastern Canadian farmers at this year’s Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. The “Seed For Life” contest [Read more]

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Ecolube production update

LUBRICANT TO BE MADE FROM ONTARIO SOYBEANS A NEW VEGETABLE oil-based multi-purpose lubricant for sale in Canada is about to become a bit more local. PHOTO: SMART EARTH CORPORATION’S ECOLUBE PRODUCT. Already manufactured in Toronto, [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: consider genetics

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

SELECTING THE RIGHT variety or hybrid for your farm is as critical as your crop rotation program plan and is essential for high yields and good quality. Diseases such as corn ear moulds, Northern Corn [Read more]

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Protecting your investments

SECURITY AND MONITORING TECHNOLOGY FOR THE FARM THE FARM IS not the place it used to be, even ten years ago, notes GHC Safety and Security president Jamie Couper. “Unfortunately, security has become an important [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Nitrogen test will increase profit and sustainability Elisabeth Aerts Nitrogen (N), an essential element required for plant growth, is vital to crop health. Side dressing allows [Read more]

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Features

Winter wheat insurance renewal

2016 PRODUCTION INSURANCE COVERAGE

AGRICORP MAILED PRODUCTION Insurance renewal packages to winter wheat producers in October and now that planting season is wrapping up, it’s time to take the next steps to secure coverage. Planted acres must be reported [Read more]

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Features

SeCan’s catalyst for science

RETIRED SENIOR PRINCIPAL WHEAT BREEDER IN NEW ROLE CANADIAN WHEAT HAS benefited from Dr. Ron DePauw’s dedication for 41 years and although he retired as an Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada breeder this spring, his dedication [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

INTEGRATING SOIL, LANDSCAPE, AND YIELD MAPS

THIS ARTICLE IS the eighth in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones, to provide a process to define, delineate, and characterize management zones, and to outline the kinds of [Read more]

GFO newsletter

GFO Newsletter for November 2015

GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM GRAIN FARMERS OF ONTARIO CREATING A STRONGER WORKFORCE Canada’s agriculture and agri-food industry offers high-quality career options with competitive wages, but agriculture employers still find it challenging to attract and [Read more]