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Scouting And Managing Tough Weeds: Canada Fleabane.

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Aug 14, 2016

Chicken Manure additive for Sunflower crop

We are relatively new to farming.  Soil testing says we need phosphorus and potassium for sunflower crop. We found a source for chicken man…

Started by Brad Daily

0 Jul 10, 2015

Help answer survey questions on Neonicotinoid's for a class project for my Agribusiness program at Olds College

Hello everyone, I'm doing a class project for my Innovation class at Olds College in the Agribusiness program. I am from Ontario and I know…

Started by Shaylin Ferguson

0 Nov 25, 2014

ATTN Farmers! Let's see your #YieldSelfie - A photo of you, a sign with bu/a, crop type and location, you pick the background

Tweet out or post on this chat thread a photo including: You a sign/card to show your bu/a, crop type and location you pick the background…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Oct 8, 2014

Anyone running 20" row soybeans?

Anyone running 20" row soybeans?  It's our first year in 20"; curious about the different populations guys are running - Rick Willis, Maids…

Started by OntAG Admin

2 Oct 7, 2014
Reply by Terry W Hodgins

How were everyone's wheat yields and quality?

We finished wheat a couple of weeks ago. Yields were just not there this year, likely tough winter and wet, cool spring. Looks like we had…

Started by Roadrunner

0 Aug 10, 2014

UPOV 91, Do you think the new seed rules will help improve profitability of wheat?

Steve Denys shares the point of view from the Seed industry on why the new act will help increase research and breeding in crops such as wh…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Feb 2, 2014

High Corn Yield Tips From Winners at Ontario Corn Yield Challenge Event.

The Farms.com team had a lot of fun talking to some of the winning farmers about how they were able to produce such high corn yields.   DuP…

Started by Joe Dales

3 Jan 21, 2014
Reply by Joe Dales

Corn Yields: How did the hybrids you grew this year perform? Were you satisfied? Post your yields here.

Thanks for visiting.  We wanted to provide a forum where corn yield results and agronomic feedback could be posted and shared.  Ideally peo…

Started by OntAG Admin

3 Nov 27, 2013
Reply by OntAG Admin

Video: OFA Research on BioMass Purpose Grown Crops. What would it take to get you to grow some new crop type?

What questions do you have before you would investigate some of these alternative crop opportunities?The revenue and cost of production bus…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Nov 22, 2013

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

When the time is ripe: New, natural formula helps farmers manage harvest time

Why do the best fruits seem to have the shortest shelf life? It’s a challenge that plagues fresh fruit markets around the world, and has real implications for consumers and fruit growers.

New group working with farmers, municipalities to reduce phosphorus in the Thames

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative is developing innovative tools, practices and technologies to help farmers and municipalities reduce phosphorus and algal blooms in the southwestern Ontario watershed which feeds into Lake Erie.

National Environmental Farm Plan Summit to take place this November

Agri-food stakeholders from across the value chain are invited to attend the second annual National Environmental Farm Plan (NEFP) Summit in Ottawa, November 1-2, 2017.

Dairy Farmers of Canada executive director steps down

A new executive director doesn’t necessarily need to be in place before NAFTA renegotiations, according to DFC

Proud To Bee A 4-H’er Meets And Exceeds ‘150 in 150’ challenge

The fourth edition of the 4-H Canada Proud to Bee a 4-H’er initiative has been an overwhelming success. This year saw the initiative surpass the 100,000 mark in terms of the number of pollinator-friendly seed packets distributed, since 2014, to 4-H clubs in communities across Canada.

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