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

Working Together to Help the Agri-Food Sector Grow

Ernie Hardeman, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, met with David Marit, Saskatchewan's Minister of Agriculture, to discuss common priorities to support the growth of their respective agri-food sectors. This meeting is one of several initiatives happening under the Memorandum of Understanding for Ontario-Saskatchewan Free Trade that is reducing regulatory burden and creating more opportunities for businesses.

Officials flagged 900 food items from China with 'problems' over two years

Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included glass and metal between 2017 and early 2019, according to internal federal records.

Ag Growth Coalition News Release - Action Needed on BRM Programming

The leaders of Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition are in Quebec City awaiting the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers’ response to farmers’ call for immediate action on national Business Risk Management (BRM) programs.

Farmers Call On Agriculture Ministers To Take Action On Business Risk Management Programming

The leaders of Canada‘s AgGrowth Coalition are in Quebec City awaiting the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers‘ response to farmers‘ call for immediate action on national Business Risk Management (BRM) programs. The AgGrowth Coalition and its members have formally asked the FPT Ministers to implement the following action items during their meeting this week:

B.W. Kennedy Memorial Award Presented to Lee Whittington

Lee Whittington, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was awarded the B.W. Kennedy Memorial Award at the annual general meeting for the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI), held in Ottawa, Ontario on July 4, 2019. CCSI presents this award to recognize individuals who, through their involvement in scientific research, program development or program implementation, have made a significant contribution to the Canadian Swine Improvement Program and swine industry.

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