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OntAG Admin's Blog – July 2014 Archive (10)

Guide to Corn Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms

Added by OntAG Admin on July 31, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Winners Announced in Inaugural National Farm Photo Contest

July 30, 2014 - (Guelph) Winners have been announced in the Farm & Food Care Foundation’s inaugural Farm Photo Contest. The contest which ran from early May until the end of June gave photographers the chance to enter their farm photography in six categories – All About Animals, Canadian Farm Scenes, Crazy About Crops, Farm Faces, Farm Fun and Farm Innovation.

The contest was a great…

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Added by OntAG Admin on July 31, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

Advanced Farm Management Program expands to five Ontario locations

Agricultural Management Institute

Farmers urged to register early to secure spots in their preferred…

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Added by OntAG Admin on July 30, 2014 at 5:50am — No Comments

The Most Profitable Acre Challenge is back!

The Most Profitable Acre Challenge is back!

 

Corn and soybean farmers first competed for The Most Profitable Acre Challenge in 2012, and this year it is back in a new and improved format!

 

Why the Most Profitable Acre? 

A high yield doesn't always mean more profit. Business management practices and financial planning are key to seeing a return on investment. The…

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Added by OntAG Admin on July 26, 2014 at 6:19am — No Comments

New Report on Honey Bees: 58 per cent of the colonies in Ontario did not survive the winter

Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists (CAPA)Statement on Honey Bee Wintering Losses in Canada (2014)  …

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Added by OntAG Admin on July 24, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Farms.com Corn Report: Scouting For Corn Leaf Disease

Farms.com Corn Report: Rob Miller, Technical Services Manager with BASF Canada provides some tips on how to scout for corn leaf diseases. He also describes how to identify Northern Leaf Blight and what farmers can do to manage for highest yield potential.



For more information on Maizex Seeds visit …

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Added by OntAG Admin on July 23, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Mark Brock, Farmer & GFO Director, Interviewed in Globe and Mail Article on Corn Prices

Corn crash: Ontario farmers hit by plummeting prices…

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Added by OntAG Admin on July 23, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

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Senate calls for establishing a Migrant Worker Commission to support foreign workers

Establishing a Migrant Worker Commission is the top recommendation

New report highlights locally-grown seed diversity in canada

A new report titled “Building Climate-Resilient Seed Systems in Canada” highlights local organic seeds as key to food and seed security, and climate-resilient agriculture. The report comes from SeedChange, a non-profit based in Ottawa, in partnership with the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO).

CULT Food Science Subsidiary Further Foods Partners with Pawmates

a disruptive food technology platform pioneering the commercialization of lab grown meat and cellular agriculture to reshape the global food industry, proudly announces its subsidiary Further Foods Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Pawmates.

CULT Food Science Adds Russell Starr as Strategic Advisor

a disruptive food technology platform pioneering the commercialization of lab grown meat and cellular agriculture to reshape the global food industry, is pleased to announce Russell Starr has joined the team as a strategic advisor.

Food Banks Canada's annual Poverty Report Cards show most of the country on edge of failure as struggles with poverty continue to climb

Canada has reached a critical turning point as poverty and food insecurity worsen in every corner of the country, but despite the scale of the crisis, most governments are not responding with the urgency that is needed, according to Food Banks Canada's newly-released 2024 Poverty Report Cards.

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