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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 12:00pm — 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…


Added by OntAG Admin on July 31, 2014 at 11:30am — 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…


Added by OntAG Admin on July 30, 2014 at 12:50pm — 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…


Added by OntAG Admin on July 26, 2014 at 1:19pm — 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)  …


Added by OntAG Admin on July 24, 2014 at 4:00pm — 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 …


Added by OntAG Admin on July 24, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

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

Corn crash: Ontario farmers hit by plummeting prices…


Added by OntAG Admin on July 23, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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As the late President Teddy Roosevelt once said, “The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming;

Midwest Machinery Minnesota Location Damaged in Fire

According to a March 22 report from the West Central Tribune, 30-store John Deere Midwest Machinery's Madison, Minn., location was damaged in a fire on March 21.

Lamb & Webster Founder Lloyd Lamb Passes Away at 93

Lloyd L. Lamb, age 93, of Venice, Fla., passed away on March 7, 2023.

United Ag & Turf Acquires Lawson Implement Co. in Central Texas

United Ag & Turf, a leading provider of John Deere equipment and solutions, announced today that it has acquired Lawson Implement Co., Inc.

Redline Equipment Breaks Ground for New Logansport Facility

Redline Equipment broke ground yesterday to mark the start of construction of a new sales and service facility in Logansport, Indiana.

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