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"Eric Lund, soil sensing and mapping equipment designer, very knowledgable when it co…"

Paul Smith replied Apr 15, 2014 to Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015

11 Nov 3, 2014
Reply by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week

"I like the way the machine is built and I personally think it has been designed to a…"

Paul Smith replied Jan 21, 2013 to Sneak Peek Pictures: The Tribine New Machinery Concept Combination of a combine and a 1000 bushel grain cart. What do you think of the idea?

8 Jan 21, 2013
Reply by Joe Dales

"I just posted a video on my youtube channel   theres a link on my website www.northe…"

Paul Smith replied Dec 20, 2012 to Future of Farming: Robot Farmers? What do you think of this concept video?

15 Dec 21, 2012
Reply by Iain Robson

"2000 would be just a display, that could be used for guidance(it tells you where to…"

Paul Smith replied Dec 20, 2012 to Future of Farming: Robot Farmers? What do you think of this concept video?

15 Dec 21, 2012
Reply by Iain Robson

"starting at 2000 and the sky is the limit, but hi end systems run around 15K, alot h…"

Paul Smith replied Dec 20, 2012 to Future of Farming: Robot Farmers? What do you think of this concept video?

15 Dec 21, 2012
Reply by Iain Robson

"Technology is here to stay, maybe not with planting robots, but precision Ag is now…"

Paul Smith replied Dec 19, 2012 to Future of Farming: Robot Farmers? What do you think of this concept video?

15 Dec 21, 2012
Reply by Iain Robson

"Generally gps is only needed for striking out when plowing and not a real huge benef…"

Paul Smith replied Dec 8, 2012 to Anyone plowing with autosteer/gps?

4 Jan 9, 2013
Reply by Roadrunner

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Agriculture, trade ministers will testify in April on Chinese canola issue

A pair of federal cabinet ministers have been called on to testify before a parliamentary committee on China's move to reject canola shipments from one of Canada's largest grain producers.

Fine-tuning Nitrogen Strategies on Corn

The nitrogen (N) fertility algorithm proposed at the recent Eastern Ontario Crop Conference by Dr. Dave Hooker, University of Guelph- Ridgetown Campus, was “80% of the recommended N applied pre-plant, then 1 lb/ac of additional N for each millimetre (mm) of rain from the V7 to VT corn growth stage.”

Chronic Wasting Disease a Concern for Ontario

Last weekend CFFO staff attended the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters’ Conference on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) to learn from the scientists about the potential threat of CWD entering Ontario. CWD, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects members of the deer family, including white-tailed deer, moose, elk, caribou, and mule deer, among others.

To Clean or Not to Clean? Managing DON in Grain Corn

A number of growers cleaned corn this fall in efforts to reduce DON. Whether it is on the combine or at the bins, the general message is to remove as much fines or cob as possible as these harbour the highest levels of DON. Cleaning reports were variable however; some reported good luck in reducing DON, while others reported little or no change.

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