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Joe Dales's Blog – November 2012 Archive (4)

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

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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QPMA HONOURS GEORGE PITSIKOULIS

George Pitsikoulis is the 2019 Pillar of the Industry award winner designated by the Quebec Produce Marketing Association.

Regional Development and Buy-Local Policy: Ottawa and Quebec to Provide Financial Assistance to Boréalait

The Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, André Lamontagne, announced that the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are each providing financial assistance, for a total of $49,687, to Boréalait, a business located in Saint-Félix-de-Dalquier, in Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

Regional development and environmental protection: Ottawa and Quebec to provide financial assistance to Jardins Tomates et Camomille

The Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, André Lamontagne, announced that the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are each providing financial assistance, for a total of $30,791, to Les Jardins Tomates et Camomille, a farm business in Rouyn-Noranda.

Agriculture in the North: Fostering skills growth and building capacity for Indigenous entrepreneurs

Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories (NWT) Michael McLeod, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced support for empowering northerners through a "From-the-Land Food Ambassadors" pilot project by the Northern Farm Training Institute (NFTI) in Hay River, NWT.

Been Waiting for These Bean Insects

There is a long way to go yet before we reach crop maturity and a few insects are thriving right now in late planted soybeans and dry beans.

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