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September 16, 2014
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Outstanding Young Farmers memorial scholarship supports agriculture students across Canada

Since 2009, Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) program has awarded an annual scholarship to support a student studying agriculture in Canada. The $1,000 OYF Memorial Scholarship was established in 1996. >> Read full article

Flexible work aids recruitment

With most flexible work arrangements having proven successful, employer-offered flex options are poised to increase substantially over the next five years. >> Read full article

Advanced Farm Management Program expands to five Ontario locations

Farm owners and managers in Ontario have the opportunity to improve their business management skills this winter with the Advanced Farm Management Program (AFMP), which will kick off in late November at five locations across the province. >> Read full article

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Protected nitrogen

The warm, wet springs of recent years have caused a surprising amount of nitrogen loss from Ontario’s farm fields. In particular, nitrogen loss can have a major impact on final wheat yields.

Peter Johnson, provincial cereal specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), saw the loss first hand during some nitrogen response trials in Elgin County in 2011. Given Johnson’s disdain for yield losses under any circumstance, it was a logical step to launch a research project to evaluate the impact of stabilized nitrogen on wheat yields.

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 Event Calendar 


Wednesday, November 05, 2014, to Saturday, November 08, 2014
Location: Red Deer, Alta. >> More Info

Agricultural Excellence Conference

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, to Friday, November 21, 2014
Location: Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, MB >> More Info

Southwest Agricultural Conference

Tuesday, January 06, 2015, to Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info