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Will the Liberals reverse their decision about on farm solar power generation MicroFIT rates?

Blindsided by the light

August 2010 Rural Voice column by John Beardsley…

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Added by John Beardsley on July 28, 2010 at 8:08am — 1 Comment

Break through in soybean yields?

Soybean yields in North America have been stalled over the past 20 years as pests like aphids and Soybean Cyst Nematodes take hold. When farmers plant certified seed it allows seed companies to put profits back into research and development. Companies like Syngenta, Monsanto and Dupont are spending millions of dollars a day in research and development. With these investments by the seed industry we may finally see the soybean yield trends going in the same positive direction as the corn yield… Continue

Added by John Beardsley on November 10, 2009 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Pass the Mayonaise originally written for the September issue of the Rural Voice Magazine

Don't read this article on local food; go to http://www.eatrealeatlocal.ca/ and watch a short video. Seriously, watch the video, download it, send the link to all your friends and contact lists. It should be required reading for every politician and bureaucrat.

Pig farmers will have to examine these latest government handouts and determine if the glass is half empty or half full. I would like to thumb my nose at all government programs. They are all made up of half measures and ad hoc vote… Continue

Added by John Beardsley on September 10, 2009 at 11:20pm — 2 Comments

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

Government of Canada unveils new front-of-package nutrition symbol

Keeping Canadians healthy is one of the Government of Canada's top priorities. Having clear and easy to access information on the foods Canadians find in their grocery stores is an important part of that

KUBOTA CANADA LTD. APPOINTS YANNICK MONTAGANO AS PRESIDEN

one of the country’s leading tractor and compact equipment distributors – today announced that Yannick Montagano will succeed Bob Hickey in his role as president of the company following his retirement on June 30, 2022

Startup Company Helps Make Driving a Tractor Effortless

After five years of research, hard work, and a lot of personal sacrifices researching autonomous farming technology, Igino Cafiero and the small startup company he co-founded in his garage — Bear Flag Robotics — became part of John Deere in 2021

OFT Welcomes New Executive Director

Ontario Farmland Trust is pleased to welcome our new Executive Director, Martin Straathof!

Minister Bragg Acknowledges 30th Anniversary of Cod Moratorium

The Honourable Derrick Bragg, Minister of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture would like to acknowledge the 30th anniversary of the cod moratorium.

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