Ontario Agriculture

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Steven Taylor

Hamilton, Canada

Casey Riddle

Elmira, ON, Canada

Robert Welburn

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

norm n ballack-sookhai

ajax,ontario, Canada

Resi Walt

Consecon, Ontario, Canada

Douglas MacGregor

Allenford, Ontario, Canada

Hunter73

St. Anns Ontario, Canada

Rossana Perry

Guelph, Canada

Shawn Beringer

Hamilton Ontario, Canada

karen hescock

Orwell, VT, United States

Jared Shrott

Thornhill, Canada

Scott

Canada

Anthonyrstlouis

Ontario, Canada

Michelle Fernandaz

Mississauga, ON, Canada

Michael Tony

Mississauga, ON, Canada

Rick

London, ON, Canada

Josée Côté

Hanmer, Ontario, Canada

Seyed Javad Mahnaei

richmond hill, Canada

Malathi Ravishankar

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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

Canopy Growth acquires hemp company AgriNextUSA in a move to boost U.S. business

Canopy Growth Corp. has acquired AgriNextUSA, in a move to boost its hemp business in the United States. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Canopy says AgriNextUSA chief executive Geoff Whaling will join Canopy Growth USA as a strategic adviser. It says Whaling is considered a hemp pioneer and a leading advocate for the sector in the United States.

Agriculture, trade ministers will testify in April on Chinese canola issue

A pair of federal cabinet ministers have been called on to testify before a parliamentary committee on China's move to reject canola shipments from one of Canada's largest grain producers.

Fine-tuning Nitrogen Strategies on Corn

The nitrogen (N) fertility algorithm proposed at the recent Eastern Ontario Crop Conference by Dr. Dave Hooker, University of Guelph- Ridgetown Campus, was “80% of the recommended N applied pre-plant, then 1 lb/ac of additional N for each millimetre (mm) of rain from the V7 to VT corn growth stage.”

Chronic Wasting Disease a Concern for Ontario

Last weekend CFFO staff attended the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters’ Conference on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) to learn from the scientists about the potential threat of CWD entering Ontario. CWD, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects members of the deer family, including white-tailed deer, moose, elk, caribou, and mule deer, among others.

To Clean or Not to Clean? Managing DON in Grain Corn

A number of growers cleaned corn this fall in efforts to reduce DON. Whether it is on the combine or at the bins, the general message is to remove as much fines or cob as possible as these harbour the highest levels of DON. Cleaning reports were variable however; some reported good luck in reducing DON, while others reported little or no change.

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