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Accelerated Investment Incentive

NEW TAX DEDUCTION RULES

IF YOU HAVE a tax advisor, it’s likely they talked to you last fall about the Accelerated Investment Incentive that the Federal government announced in their 2018 Fall Economic Statement. This incentive will accelerate your [Read more]

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Hybrid DON testing

RESULTS FROM 2018

This information is re-published from the Ontario Corn Committee (OCC) report available at www.gocorn.net. ALTHOUGH 2018 WAS very challenging to growers and the rest of the corn industry, it presented an opportunity to compare hybrids for [Read more]

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Flying safe and legal

NEW DRONE RULES IN EFFECT JUNE 1

NEW DRONE RULES from Transport Canada are coming into effect June 1, 2019. Up until now, the last major regulation change took place in 1996, with minor changes since then. The new rules apply to those operating [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Soybean plant stands

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THE 2018 GROWING season was a challenge for many producers in Ontario. Persistent wet conditions throughout the fall delayed harvest which resulted in soybean seed quality issues. These conditions created the right conditions for several [Read more]

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Tar spot of corn

A NEW DISEASE THREAT

CORN PRODUCERS IN southwestern Ontario have a new disease threat to look out for this growing season. Tar spot of corn rapidly developed in Michigan in 2018 after first being spotted in a couple of [Read more]

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Cropside: Soybean Gall Midge

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

A NEW SOYBEAN pest may be heading our way. Soybean gall midge, Resseliella maxima, was first detected in Nebraska in 2011 and has spread to western counties of Iowa and Minnesota as of 2018. This [Read more]

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Agricorp update

KEEPING FARMERS INFORMED

2018 SAW HIGHS and lows for many producers, from record high yields for some crops to difficult planting and growing conditions and widespread DON in others. Through it all, Agricorp’s goal has been to ensure [Read more]

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Cropside: Specialty control

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

TEN YEARS OF public research trials evaluating weed control in non-GMO soybeans at the University of Guelph have demonstrated that the key to success is to start with a soil applied herbicide program that has [Read more]

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Inspiring to lead

2018 WOMEN’S GRAIN SYMPOSIUM

LEADERSHIP, STORYTELLING, AND mental health were among the key topics discussed at Grain Farmers of Ontario’s second Women’s Grain Symposium. The event brought together 30 female farmers and grain industry representatives, along with female staff [Read more]