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What's New at the London Farm Show at Western Fair District - March 7-9, 2018

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Farms.com Technology Report - Using Imagery To Check Plant Health

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Beautiful Video: The Farmer.

Added by Joe Dales on December 23, 2016 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Introducing Farmer Clair Doan 2016 Nuffield Canada Scholar.





Farms.com had the opportunity to video interview farmer and agri banker Clair Doan who is also one of the 2016 Nuffield Canada scholars. Clair's Nuffield research project will focus on how Canada’s supply managed sectors, particularly poultry farmers, can manage during times of uncertainty with increased political and global market pressures. As an advocate for our… Continue

Added by Joe Dales on February 21, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Farmer Tim Burrack Shares His Thoughts on How Trade and Technology Is Important to Farmers and Society.

It was a pleasure to meet and talk to Tim Burrack.
Here is a link to http://www.truthabouttrade.org

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See this great spraying video - "Herbicide Spraying In Iowa"

Added by Joe Dales on May 31, 2015 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Have A Happy Thanksgiving And Safe Harvest From The Farms.com Team.

Added by Joe Dales on October 9, 2014 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Farms.com Corn Report: IGPC Ethanol Inc., Started By Farmers And Going Strong.

Added by Joe Dales on November 26, 2013 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Moose Creek, ON Tire Recycling Facility Expansion for production of eco-friendly recycled tire products including dairy and equine matting.

$18 Million Production Facility Expansion Boosts Ontario's Green Economy, Local Jobs

 

Moose Creek Tire Recycling completes facility expansion for production of eco-friendly recycled tire products

MOOSE CREEK, ON, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - A newly expanded production facility in Moose Creek, Ontario is boosting the local job market and advancing efforts to eliminate tire waste in the province. Today, Moose Creek Tire Recycling (MCTR) announced the completion of its…

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Added by Joe Dales on November 25, 2013 at 8:31pm — 2 Comments

International Plowing Match Queen of the Furrow Video.

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Farmers Drive Their Tractors To Fendt Field Day.

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Monitoring Canola for Cabbage Seedpod Weevil and Tarnished Plant Bug

Cabbage seedpod weevil (CSW) are being found in spring canola, particularly in earlier planted fields that are beginning to flower. CSW may begin to appear just prior to bolting and can primarily be found on flower buds until pods begin to form.

Ontario Field Crop Report, June 21, 2018: Sulphur response in Ontario’s field crops

Sulphur (S) had been a neglected nutrient in Ontario for many years. For decades, in much of Ontario, sulphur came in significant quantities from the sky – deposited from emissions from industrial activity. Even before that, impurities in fertilizers and more widespread application of manure helped ensure a regular addition of sulphur to our soils.

Simcoe Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes – June 20, 2018

High winds, hail and pounding rain in some of the area over the past week has added frustration to an already difficult spring seeding season. A category F2 tornado with maximum wind speeds of 180 km/hr along with significant hail cut a path about 30 km and up to ½ km wide from the Norwich to Fisherville area. Thunderstorms (and hail) Wednesday June 13 and Monday June 18 brought “the million dollar rain” for many producers with anywhere from 0 to 90 mm of precipitation. Pounding rains caused significant soil erosion and crusting in some newly planted fields. Soil health and infiltration capacity differences between neighbouring fields was evident in surface runoff. Conditions remain dry in much of the region and additional “gentle” rainfalls would be welcomed.

Ridgetown Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting – June 19, 2018

This is the final meeting for spring 2018. A fall meeting was discussed: stay tuned. Most areas in Southwestern Ontario received some rain yesterday (Monday). Amounts varied widely, 2-80 mm, most areas receiving 10-20 mm. For most growers it was a critical boost, although not really enough. Parts of Niagara are the exception, and they got hammered again.

The 3rd Annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day in Oxford County

The 3rd Annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day in Oxford County was held on June 12, at AJ Baker Public School in Kintore. Progressive Agriculture Safety Days (PAF), founded in 1995, are held annually across North America, coordinated by local communities looking to bring attention to agricultural safety among rural youth.

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