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  • Wasaga Beach, Ontario
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Oct 19, 2014
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Oct 19, 2014
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Oct 19, 2014
Paul Smith replied to Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's discussion Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
"Eric Lund, soil sensing and mapping equipment designer, very knowledgable when it comes to gaining advantages in seed rates, fertilizer rates etc. based on soil results"
Apr 15, 2014
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Nov 12, 2013
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Learn From The Cash Crop Farmers – Yield Monitors are a High Return on Investment for Veggies

Carrot/Onion/Potato and Sugar Beet growers can learn from their cash crop growing neighbours and gain the knowledge they have been seeing for years.Yield monitors have long been only available for conventional cash crop growers, until now.  Innovative technology from Northern Equipment Solutions supplier Greentronics, now allows veggie growers to monitor/map and obtain vital yield data.Growers can now visualize and gain the knowledge about problem areas, and about high yielding areas.  This…See More
Jul 2, 2013
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Apr 2, 2013
OntAG Admin commented on Paul Smith's blog post What are the benefits of a automatic sprayer boom height control system
"Good points Paul. Thanks, Joe"
Feb 6, 2013
Paul Smith posted a blog post

What are the benefits of a automatic sprayer boom height control system

With 4 major manufacturers the automatic sprayer boom height control system, can provide you with a more uniform/effective application of your inputs, increase your productivity and remove the stresses of spraying.  High quality systems are available from Greentronics, Norac, Trimble and Raven.  Information is available at www.northernequipment.ca regarding Greentronics Riteheight, Norac and Trimble boom height systems. Increase Your ProductivityFor…See More
Feb 6, 2013
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Jan 21, 2013
Paul Smith replied to Joe Dales's discussion Sneak Peek Pictures: The Tribine New Machinery Concept Combination of a combine and a 1000 bushel grain cart. What do you think of the idea?
"I like the way the machine is built and I personally think it has been designed to accept huge headers, just no talk of capacity yet from them"
Jan 21, 2013
Paul Smith posted a blog post

Benefits of Tile Drainage

With an accurately designed and installed tile drainage system, you can bring your crop management to a whole new level. Improve yields, improve your soil, and improve the environment around you. It's a good deal for everyone.  You can hire in a professional, or you can do it yourself with great benefits.Benefits of Tile DrainageInstalling tile drains on your farm will bring you numerous benefits.Better Yields.Tile drainage has been proven over and over again to increase crop yields…See More
Jan 9, 2013

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Learn From The Cash Crop Farmers – Yield Monitors are a High Return on Investment for Veggies

Carrot/Onion/Potato and Sugar Beet growers can learn from their cash crop growing neighbours and gain the knowledge they have been seeing for years.

Yield monitors have long been only available for conventional cash crop growers, until now.  Innovative technology from Northern Equipment Solutions supplier Greentronics, now allows veggie growers to monitor/map and obtain vital yield data.

Growers can now visualize and gain the knowledge about problem areas, and about high…

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Posted on July 2, 2013 at 11:11pm

Weed Control Solutions Explained - Advantages & Dis-Advantages

The recent trend toward restricting herbicide use has produced interest in alternative and integrated weed control strategies that include cultivation. As a result, newly developed implements are now available to vegetable growers from Northern Equipment Solutions, but the potential uses of these tools for numerous vegetable crops can be confusing. This describes some of these tools and their advantages and disadvantages.

 

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Posted on April 3, 2013 at 9:30pm

Leading Technology Will Increase Your Yield and Decrease Your Labor Costs

Transplanting has long been re­served for leafy crops, tomatoes, and bare root onions. Automated planting technology now provides a cost ef­fective way to transplant produce from plugs grown in greenhouses for up to 30 percent increased yields and up to 50 percent lower labor costs.

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Posted on April 3, 2013 at 2:31pm

What are the benefits of a automatic sprayer boom height control system

With 4 major manufacturers the automatic sprayer boom height control system, can provide you with a more uniform/effective application of your inputs, increase your productivity and remove the stresses of spraying.  High quality systems are available from Greentronics, Norac, Trimble and Raven.  Information is available at www.northernequipment.ca regarding Greentronics Riteheight, Norac and Trimble boom height…

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Posted on February 6, 2013 at 7:48pm — 1 Comment

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At 10:46am on December 8, 2012, OntAG Admin said…

Thanks for posting the blogs Paul.

I have approved the first one and we will include it in the Farms.com Ontario email newsletter next week.

Joe Dales

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Canadian Agri-food Exporters Mark Provisional Application Of CETA

The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) welcomes the beginning of provisional application of the historic Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union (EU) and looks forward to timely resolution of remaining barriers.

Op Ed - Farmers need more light, less heat, in tax proposal debate

The federal government is proposing changes to the Income Tax Act aimed at collecting revenue from corporations that are using certain measures as loopholes to shelter profits from being taxed at the same rate as other Canadians’ income.

New Agricultural Market Opportunities with CETA Provisional Application in Force

Exports represent about half of the value of what Canadian farmers and food processors produce. Budget 2017 commits the Government to ambitious agri-food export growth over the coming decade, while pursuing trade agreements with key global markets to help farmers grow their businesses and create good, well-paying jobs for Canadians.

Plan to Assess Field for Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Risk OMAFRA Field Crop Team

With assistance from the Ontario Agri Business Association (OABA) and funding through the Grain Farmers of Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) will begin sampling grower corn fields to determine ear mould incidence and occurrence of mycotoxins in the grain.

CETA the Wrong Deal for People says National Farmers Union

Major portions of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are coming into force today.

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