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August 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Plant Nutrient Deficiency Chart

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Added by OntAG Admin on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Here are the Canadian guidelines for operating a UAV via @Transport_gc. Thanks to @AndrewMDavidson

Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV)

http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/standards/general-recavi-brochures-uav-2270.htm?WT.mc_id=ba3be

Personal Aviation, Special Flight Operations & Launch Safety…

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Added by OntAG Admin on August 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

BioAmber Plant in Sarnia - CBC Video Explains The Product and the Process

THE EXCHANGE WITH AMANDA LANG -BioAmber's natural chemistry

Interview with Mike Hartmann, Executive Vice President of BioAmber

BioAmber has developed an environmentally friendly way using corn (replacing petroleum with sugar) to make a common chemical (succinic acid) used in a wide range of products - from plastics and polymers to cosmetics and de-icing solutions. Hartman explains the product, process and why they chose Sarnia for their first plant.

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Added by OntAG Admin on August 20, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Farms.com Corn Report: Late Season Corn Disease Scouting Tips.

Added by OntAG Admin on August 15, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Schedule of Upcoming Local Plowing Matches in Ontario

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 DATE   Location
Algoma (St. Joseph)
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Added by OntAG Admin on August 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Unique scholarship program brings science and business together

The connection between science and business is an important one and one that’s gaining credence through the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Graduate Scholarship program.

Funded under the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership, HQP scholarships are awarded to support future generations of researchers, policy-makers and innovators in agri-food. Students gain a better understanding of business models and business management while completing research in their area of study. 

The program also…

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Added by Ontario Veterinary College on August 5, 2014 at 11:58am — No Comments

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Optimize your farm by using ALL the data

Krista Klompstra discusses how Granular Business can help farmers gain better control over their farming operations.

Understanding trade issues: Implications for the farm

Trade statistics, international trade agreements and non-tariff trade barriers are not always top-of-mind for farm families.

What is the true cost of Alfalfa Snout Beetle on your farm?

When alfalfa snout beetle (ASB) becomes fully established on your farm, its presence cost you $300-$600 per cow annually.

ONTARIO WELCOMES TREE FRUIT SPECIALIST

Erika DeBrouwer, peach and pear grower and now OMAFRA tree fruit specialist, will be sharing her knowledge and extension skills from the Simcoe, Ontario office. She joined January 11.

Syngenta Canada announces new additions to Miravis® fungicide lineup

Syngenta Canada today announced key additions to the Miravis® fungicide product lineup that will help growers protect yield and quality in an even broader range of crops.

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