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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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CFO Donates to Sounds of the Season

Chicken farmers contribute $10,000 to CBC fundraising campaign for local food banks

Climate change to push food prices higher, report predicts up to 4% hike in 2020

The average Canadian family will pay up to an extra $487 on feeding themselves next year, according to an annual food price report that highlights climate change as a major culprit for rising food prices, especially in the produce department.

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Tree Day

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year to Choose an Ontario-grown Christmas Tree

Storing Of Wet Grain Could Result In Bulk Freezing

With the wet harvest, extra attention will need to be paid to stored grain over the winter.

Food Prices Expected To Increase In 2020

The 10th annual edition of Canada’s Food Price Report forecasts a 2 to 4% increase in food prices in 2020, bringing the predicted annual cost of food for the average Canadian family to $12,667, an increase of $487 over 2019. Canada’s Food Price Report 2020 is released jointly by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph.

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