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November 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Tips To Help Make The Seed Purchase Decisions. Check Plot Results On The Farms.com Yield Data Centre.

It is that time of year to place orders for corn seed. Two questions you should ask yourself are: 1) How many hours do I spend selecting corn hybrids? 2) Who and what influence my decision? Regardless of how you answered these questions, selecting hybrids each year is one of the most important routine decisions producers make that drives profitability.



When selecting a variety, you should consider:

  • Availability and seed cost
  • Yield potential, yield stability,…
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Added by Joe Dales on November 18, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

FCC Video: An Outlook At What Economic Factors Will Impact Your Farm.

Added by OntAG Admin on November 18, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

DuPont Pioneer Opens New Parent Seed Facility.

Added by Joe Dales on November 12, 2012 at 2:51pm — 1 Comment

Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget.

Added by Joe Dales on November 11, 2012 at 10:55am — No Comments

DuPont Pioneer Opens New Parent Seed Plant in Wingham, Ontario.

DUPONT PIONEER CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW CANADIAN FACILITY



$15 million Production Plant Starts Operation



WINGHAM, Ontario, November 8, 2012 – DuPont Pioneer celebrated the start-up of its new $15 million parent seed production facility near Wingham, Ontario today.



Click Here to see photos of the Grand Opening. http://ontag.farms.com/photo





Ian Grant, president, DuPont Pioneer in Canada, indicated… Continue

Added by Joe Dales on November 9, 2012 at 2:12pm — No Comments

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

Local food production critical during times of crisis

In a normal year, our family farm would be busy getting ready for spring planting season. That means preparing seeds and fields and getting ready to get crops in the ground.

2020 apple crop in jeopardy without essential workers on farm By Brian Gilroy

By Ontario standards, I have a relatively small apple orchard. I grow about a dozen different varieties on 25 acres of land that looks over beautiful Georgian Bay.

CFO introduces 2020-2021 Board of Directors and District Committee Representatives

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is pleased to introduce the CFO Board of Directors and District Committee Representatives (DCRs) that have been elected by CFO farmer-members, effective March 26, 2020.

Introducing Soil Test Manager

Have you ever looked up the official Ontario fertilizer or liming recommendations? They’re featured in “look-up” tables in OMAFRA production guides, such as our Agronomy Guide for Field Crops (Publication 811), and provide rates for phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, zinc and manganese, as well as lime, based on soil test values.

COVID-19 impacts on the Canadian cattle and hog supply chains

Over the next several weeks, FCC Ag Economics will help you understand the rapidly evolving business environment due to COVID-19.

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