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Great ON Yield Tour is back! Mark your calendar for Aug 14 -25, 2017, for 2nd Annual Tour

2017 2nd Annual Great ON Yield Tour #onyield17, Aug. 14 -25, 2017. Two final events on 25th & 31st Aug. http://riskmanagement.farms.com

Started by Moe Agostino

8 Aug 15, 2017
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Mark your calendars for the 2017 6th Annual US Corn Belt Crop Tour!

U.S. Corn Belt Crop Tour is back! Join us from June 24th – July 10th, 2017, as we go through 12 U.S. states  with “Marketing Man” Moe Agost…

Started by Moe Agostino

212 Jul 30, 2017
Reply by Moe Agostino

Wash Trades

Found this and just curious about the validity of the article. Fact or fiction?  If it is fact, what are the implications? Lawsuit Stunn…

Started by Joann

1 Aug 10, 2014
Reply by Roadrunner

Quarterly Hog and Pigs Report Update (Chart)

2014 USDA March 1 Quarterly Hogs & Pigs Report suggesting hog supplies will be -4-5% in 14 vs. 13 but USDA overstating the numbers, thi…

Started by Joshua Mires

1 Mar 28, 2014
Reply by Moe Agostino

Live Instant Analysis March 2014 USDA WASDE Report

  Please join us Monday March 10, 2014 at 11:45am EST for our live interactive webinar breaking down the March 2014 USDA WASDE Report. Plea…

Started by Joshua Mires

1 Mar 11, 2014
Reply by OntAG Admin

What corn and soybean prices do you expect next year? Have you run your budget numbers?

We have attended a few grain marketing meetings in the last few weeks and no of the experts had any hopes of 2014 corn and soybean prices b…

Started by Roadrunner

0 Dec 15, 2013

New Leaked Ethanol Mandate Projections From Reuters

Reuters is reporting the EPA has proposed a new 2014 renewable fuel target of 15.21 billion gallons in total, of which 2.21 billion must co…

Started by Joshua Mires

0 Oct 11, 2013

FCStone Estimates

FCStone estimating US 13 corn production at 13.993 billion bushels yields to avg. 157.0 bpa  FCStone estimating US 13 soybean production at…

Started by Moe Agostino

0 Aug 2, 2013

Do you have any questions or topics you would like Farms.com Market School to cover?

Hi Everyone; Here is one of the most recent video Market School videos explaining some of the main commodity marketing terms. Let me know w…

Started by Moe Agostino

0 Jan 27, 2013

Global Compact Against the Financial Speculation

Remarks by H.E. Dr. Leonel Fernandez     President of the Dominican Republic at the 2011 Israeli Presidential Conference 22 June 2011   "Ou…

Started by Joann

0 Jul 6, 2011

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

Growing local crops with skilled labour critical during times of crisis

We are also a domestic and international propagator (grower) for the greenhouse business in Canada and of strawberry plants so even if you see strawberries in grocery stores that are labelled product of Georgia, Florida or other US states, the plants likely came from our farm in Ontario.

Should Carry-Over Soybean Seed Be Used this Spring?

There were a record number of unseeded acres last year. This means not all soybean seed intended for the 2019 growing season was used.

Does Soybean Photoperiod Sensitivity Impact Variety Selection?

There are two distinct growth stages in many crops; the vegetative and reproductive stages. In soybeans the vegetative stage usually lasts between 30 to 50 days after emergence.

Toronto Grocer Launches Initiative to Fund Emergency Food Relief

Fresh City, a Toronto farm and online and bricks and mortar grocer, announced today that it has partnered with FoodShare Toronto to assist in getting food to those in need at this critical time.

Controlling Scentless Chamomile with Herbicides

Scentless chamomile has a reputation for being difficult to control and a 2019 on-farm research trial evaluated several herbicide treatments. Although 10 treatments provided over 80% visual control of emerged plants, new seedlings continued to emerge several weeks after application resulting in a significant amount of plants at the end of August.

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