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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Researchers discover stress response mechanism in plants Kyra Lightburn Plants aren’t psychic, yet they can sense the presence of weeds even before they are out-competed for [Read more]

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Women in agriculture

LEADERSHIP ON THE FARM IF YOU ATTEND virtually any meeting of any agriculture group, or any conference aimed at primary producers, there is one guarantee — there are a lot of men in the room. [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Pest manager app

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THE PEST MANAGER app, launched in May 2015, is an identification and treatment tool that can be used to manage weeds, insects, and diseases in your corn, soybeans, or cereals. Pests can be searched by [Read more]

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2016 Faces of Farming calendar

FARMER COMBINES AERONAUTICS WITH AGRICULTURE IT’S BEEN NEARLY 112 years since the Wright brothers successfully completed the world’s first heavier-than-air flight, and almost 113 years since Norm Lamothe’s farm was first cultivated by his wife’s [Read more]

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Features

Broadening experiences

GRAINS IN ACTION INDUSTRY PROGRAM WHEN GRAINS IN Action, Grain Farmers of Ontario’s leadership program, was formed, it was geared towards young farmers who would be taking over their family’s farm, with the intent to [Read more]

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Features

Understanding GMO opposition

EUROPEAN STUDY UNCOVERS A FATAL ATTRACTION DESPITE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE that supports the value and safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), public opposition to them has been, and might always be, strong. Why is that? Scientists [Read more]

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Features

Farmland price update

FACTORS AT PLAY AND THE OUTLOOK FOR 2016 WHILE FARMLAND PRICES increased substantially in 2014, the market cooled this year and that trend is expected to carry into 2016. The ‘Farmland Values Report,’ published by [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

PRESCRIPTION MAPS AND VALIDATION

THIS ARTICLE IS the ninth in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones and to outline the kinds of data and computer tools used to delineate and characterize management zones  [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER DuPont and Caribou Biosciences announce strategic alliance DuPont and Caribou Biosciences, a leading developer of CRISPR-Cas technologies for genome editing, jointly announced a strategic alliance in October. As part of the [Read more]