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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

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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Trade war, heavy rains weigh on Deere & Co.

Deere cut its profit and sales expectations for the year as a trade war between the U.S. and China escalates and farmers try to recover from a planting season besieged by heavy rains.

Deere Reports Second-Quarter Net Income of $1.135 Billion

Deere & Company reported net income of $1.135 billion for the second quarter ended April 28, 2019, or $3.52 per share, compared with net income of $1.208 billion, or $3.67 per share, for the quarter ended April 29, 2018. For the first six months of the year, net income attributable to Deere & Company was $1.633 billion, or $5.07 per share, compared with $673.2 million, or $2.05 per share, for the same period last year.

Grain Growers of Canada calls on government to provide meaningful support amidst trade disruptions

Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) today called on the federal government to develop a strategy to address an increasingly unpredictable trade environment affecting the incomes of grain farmers across Canada. The strategy should recognize that China’s blocking of Canadian canola is politically motivated, which was acknowledged last week by Prime Minister Trudeau.

Gas prices, boosted by carbon levies, lift consumer prices

CPI rose by 0.4% m-o-m in April, an increase that was in line with the consensus expectation; Excluding gasoline, consumer prices were flat in the month; From a year ago, inflation was 2.0%, as expected, while the core measures of inflation were a bit lower than anticipated - by David Watt

Ontario Supporting Over 250 Local Festivals and Events

Ontario's government for the people is working to create jobs and drive local tourism by investing more than $13 million in over 250 festivals and events in communities across the province, with an additional $4 million in funding for Blockbuster events.

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