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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Treatment for long-spine sandbur control in corn Carolynn Seaton Post-emergence herbicides are more effective than pre-emergence herbicides for controlling long-spine sandbur, a problem weed in corn [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION BASF introduces two new herbicides Two new herbicides, one for early-season weed control in corn and another for burndown in soybeans is being offered by BASF for [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER Hensall to get bean processing facility The Eastern Canadian division of grain company Parrish and Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) recently announced plans to invest in a new, state-of-the-art, dry edible bean processing [Read more]

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Features

Weetabix wheat art competition

BUILD A STRAW BALE SCULPTURE FOR CASH grain farmers of ontario (GFO) and Weetabix Canada invite Ontario wheat farmers to participate in a straw bale sculpture competition. Participants are encouraged to express their artistic side [Read more]

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Replanting Roundup Ready

WITH THE PATENT EXPIRING ON RR SOYBEANS IN 2011. FARMERS WILL SOON BE ABLE TO SAVE AND REPLANT SEED WITHOUT BREAKING THE LAW as the first company to patent and commercialize a genetic trait in [Read more]

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Features

To be or not to be a soybean

EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF AN ONTARIO EDAMAME CROP it’s grown like a soybean crop but harvested like a vegetable crop. Industry experts say a niche market for Ontario-grown edamame could be one with potential, but [Read more]

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Site-specific disease forecasting

USING WEB-BASED TOOLS CAN HELP MANAGE WEATHER-RELATED RISK despite your best efforts to grow profitable, high quality, disease-free cereal crops, the biggest challenge remains the weather.  While we still can’t control it, science and technology [Read more]

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Features

Weeds in winter wheat

SCOUT EARLY, CONTROL WEEDS EARLY AND AVOID DANGEROUS MIXES THAT MAY CAUSE INJURY although not as commonly talked about, wheat may have a critical weed free period just like corn and soybeans. “Recent research coming [Read more]

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Soybean studies

OAC BREEDS BETTER BEANS soybean oil is highly versatile and new applications for it are rapidly emerging. The Ontario Agricultural College’s (OAC) research team at the University of Guelph, led by Drs. Istvan Rajcan and [Read more]