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August 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Solar Thermal Power

Solar Thermal Power is the fuel of the future and by harnessing it you can save many dollars and save the enviroment from greater damage and leaving a future to our offspring. Converting a dairy barn to solar energy can save heating water costs up to 80%.

 

The future counts on all of us to conserve.

 

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Added by William Clegg on August 29, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Agostino: Observations on Midwestern US Corn Crop Tour.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 28, 2012 at 11:10pm — No Comments

FEASTT: Fertilizer Efficiency And Strip Tillage Tour Demonstration.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 24, 2012 at 12:55pm — No Comments

The CFFO Commentary: A Time for Agriculture Policy Change? – Part 3

By Nathan Stevens

August 17, 2012

 

The agricultural sector is one that is poised for change.  This is the third in a series of commentaries raising questions about the direction of agriculture policy in Ontario and Canada. The first two parts of this series focused on the fundamentals that are pointing towards change and the need to focus on productivity. In the other parts of the commentary series, I will focus on the critical need…

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Added by CFFO Blog on August 17, 2012 at 10:07am — No Comments

The CFFO Commentary: A Time for Agriculture Policy Change? – Part 2

By Nathan Stevens

August 10, 2012

 

The agriculture sector is one that has the potential to benefit from a focus on productivity. This is the second in a series of commentaries raising questions about the direction of agriculture policy in Ontario and Canada. In the second part of this commentary series, I want to talk about the potential of a productivity-oriented policy agenda. In other parts of the commentary series, I will focus on…

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Added by CFFO Blog on August 10, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments

Baxter Black Video: Polite Canadian At The Maple Creek Open.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 3, 2012 at 7:50pm — No Comments

How To Scout Fields For Spider Mites.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 2, 2012 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Ontario Horse Racing Programme Video: Support the Industry.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 1, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

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Ridgetown Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting – May 22, 2018

Extremely wet over much of the area, with up to 6.5” (162.5 mm) of rainfall over the past two weeks. Little planting progress on the heavy clay soils of Essex, Lambton and West Elgin. Grower’s mood has remained good, but is starting to turn as June approaches. Crop heat unit accumulation has been good, with accumulations approaching 400 CHU’s. Wheat, weeds, and anything that has been planting are developing quickly.

Pest watch: scouting for cereal leaf beetles

Growers and crop scouts across the province may want to be on the lookout for cereal leaf beetles in their fields.

KICK THE DIRT with Grape Growers of Ontario

KICK THE DIRT…is not your average winery tour. It’s an exclusive behind the scenes experience to see first-hand the dedication of Ontario grape growers, using expertise and hands-on labour to grow the wines you love right in their own vineyards.

Diplomat Fungicide Now Available

Flowers Canada Growers is very pleased to announce that the biofungicide Diplomat 5SC (polyoxin-D) is registered and available for all greenhouse ornamental uses against Botrytis spp.

Axter Agroscience Inc: Results of Farm Testing of Biostimulant Exceed Expectations

The R&D team and management of Axter Agroscience Inc. ("Axter"), a company that specializes in the production and distribution of foliar nutrient solutions and biostimulants for major crops (wheat, soy, corn), are pleased to announce the results of 141 farm trials carried out from 2015 to 2017 at 94 farms located throughout Quebec and Ontario

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