Advocacy

The great divide

FROM THE CEO'S DESK

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has caused a rift within the agriculture community. In August, a compensation package was announced for dairy farmers that provided them with a subsidy to counter the negative market effects of the [Read more]

Agronomy

Field observations

FALL 2019 UPDATES

October 11, 2019 CLEAR WEATHER THIS week has allowed for a surge of soybeans to be harvested, with winter wheat being planted right behind the soybean harvest. Light frosts and cooler night temperatures are putting [Read more]

Features

Harvest technology

CALIBRATING COMBINE SENSORS

WHEN PERFORMING PRE-HARVEST combine maintenance checks, the bolts, belts, bearings, and other mechanical parts shouldn’t be a farmer’s only focus. Today’s combines come with an arsenal of sophisticated sensors that require their own TLC to [Read more]

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Field mitigation

REPAIRING DAMAGED FIELDS

MANY ONTARIO FARMERS planted the 2019 crop in less than ideal conditions. Persistent rain gave fields little chance to dry out and farmers made tough decisions to take advantage of any opportunity they had to [Read more]