Features

Extreme weather

THUNDERSTORM SAFETY IN THE FIELD

FARMING IS ALMOST synonymous with the weather. Good or bad weather can make or break a growing season for a farmer — so it’s important to be very in-tune with current and forecasted weather to [Read more]

Advocacy

Understanding tax changes

KEY NOTES FOR INCORPORATED BUSINESSES

TAXATION IS COMPLEX at the best of times. But recent changes to the taxation of incorporated businesses, which includes many farms, has made it even more complicated. In July last year, the federal government released [Read more]

Features

A new rotation?

THE OPTION OF WINTER CANOLA

AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD Canada (AAFC) researchers say winter canola can add a lot of value to standard crop rotations. Indeed, they say it can help build soil organic matter, suppress weeds, increase biodiversity, and potentially [Read more]

Features

Compaction action

PULLED ELEMENTS

THERE HAS BEEN a lot of talk lately about compaction. We have dealt in recent articles with power units. This time we will consider two very common scenarios with pulled implements. The one may be [Read more]

Features

What’s in it for me?

4R NUTRIENT STEWARDSHIP CERTIFICATION FOR AG RETAILS

THE ONTARIO 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification is coming to Ontario. This program originally started in Ohio as a collaborative effort to increase the Great Lakes water quality and to reduce phosphorus loading in Lake Erie. [Read more]

Features

Biodiversity on the farm

TAKING CARE OF THE LAND

THE WORD BIODIVERSITY can be confusing to a lot of people, especially when discussed in an agricultural context. Broadly defined, biodiversity is the variety of life on earth. When you break it down, this can [Read more]

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Reliability, innovation, and trust

2018 CANADIAN GLOBAL CROPS SYMPOSIUM

AGRICULTURE IS A driver of economic prosperity in Canada and grain exports have the potential for enormous growth over the next decade. Farmers are positioned to benefit from the expected increase in demand for raw [Read more]

Features

Selling Canadian soybeans in Asia

A SOY CANADA TRADE MISSION

DURING SOY CANADA’S trade mission to Japan and Taiwan earlier this year, buyers said they wanted a consistent supply of high-quality, non-genetically modified (non-GM) soybeans and they wanted to see Canadian industry marketers more often. [Read more]