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December 30, 2014
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Glyphosate-resistant weeds

Ontario has several weed species with herbicide resistance, but the ones with glyphosate resistance (GR) are a special challenge because of glyphosate’s pivotal role in the production systems on many farms. >> Read full article

Alternative corn N applications

In Ontario, over 80 per cent of nitrogen (N) is still applied to fields as urea through spinner spreaders and is incorporated with tillage equipment. However, some experts would like to see more N applied as a side dress in June. >> Read full article

Examining fertility options for soybean production

As crop rotations have become shorter and soybean yields have been increasing, more soybeans in Ontario are showing symptoms of nutrient deficiency. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Feature News

Controlled drainage

On flat cropland, controlled drains may become the new norm in Ontario, replacing conventional tile drainage on many of the province’s farms. The flexibility of controlled drainage delivers benefits for farmers and the environment that standard drainage cannot offer, and the use of these systems is spreading accordingly. Controlled drains have been studied at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) research station in Harrow, Ont., for two decades, and some farmers in Essex and Kent have already installed them on their land. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Southwest Agricultural Conference

January 6-7, 2015
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info

Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario Conference

February 24-25, 2015
Location: London, ON >> More Info

Western Farm Show

March 4-6, 2015
Location:London, ON >> More Info