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Farm incorporation

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? winter is often referred to as the planning season for many Ontario farms. Seed is purchased, fertilizer is ordered, taxes are filed and business decisions are considered. Business structures are [Read more]

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Christmas traditions

CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS AS A FARM FAMILY christmas is the holiday for traditions. Growing up, our family had a number of them – like leaving milk and cookies out for Santa, hanging stockings and attending [Read more]

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De-stressing soybeans

REDUCING WATER STRESS IMPACT it’s been a great year to study water stress in soybeans. At least, that’s what a University of Guelph researcher says about the dry 2012 growing season. Dr. Hugh Earl is [Read more]

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Insights on oilseeds

AN INTERNATIONAL DISCUSSION renewable energy, sustainability and export requirements were hot discussion topics among participants at the 15th International Oilseed Producers Dialogue (IOPD). The annual conference brought together oilseed producers from North and South America, [Read more]

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Grain drying matters

ASSESSING YOUR NEEDS FOR ON-FARM EXPANSION on-farm storage and grain drying systems are trending in Ontario right now. Fueled by corn, the construction of storage and grain dryers has increased over the past five years [Read more]

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Seed corn production

SNOWBIRD STYLE signs of spring weather have Ontario corn farmers eager to get out into the fields and take advantage of an early planting season. But when it comes to getting seed into the ground [Read more]

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Celebrate the food we eat today

BUT DON’T FORGET ABOUT TOMORROW it’s not a national holiday, but Food Freedom Day is something Canadians should be aware of. February 12 marks the day when the average Canadian will have earned enough income [Read more]