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Rheault Distillery

PRODUCING VODKA FROM NORTHERN ONTARIO WHEAT MANY HARD RED spring wheat buyers clamour for Ontario’s protein-rich Grade #1 — but not artisan spirits distiller Marcel Rheault. PHOTO: THE RHEAULT DISTILLERY ALPHA-VODKA IS DISTILLED FOUR TIMES [Read more]

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Project SOY

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM CELEBRATES 20TH YEAR WHEN ALICIA HUSTON married into a farm family near Thamesville five years ago, she had little more than a passing acquaintance with some of the commodities grown on their farm [Read more]

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Managing disease in a wet climate

How farmers in Scotland succeed IN ONTARIO, SOME people blame climate change for what seems to be the ceaseless rain and cool temperatures plaguing farmers here the past few growing seasons. It’s rare for a [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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Opening access

THE CANADA-KOREA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT THE RUSSIAN EMBARGO on agricultural imports from Canada and other countries underlines the value of having a breadth of trading partners. That fact alone might ordinarily be reason enough to [Read more]

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Applied research in Argentina

THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY WHEN ARGENTINE FARMERS analyzed the global market for oilseeds, soybeans clearly appealed to them. Part of the allure was the growing hunger for soybeans in China. Another was the higher [Read more]