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January 27, 2015
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Schedule of noxious weeds: Changes effective January 1, 2015

Effective January 1, 2015, amendments to the Schedule of Noxious Weeds, a regulation under the Weed Control Act, added nine weeds that are prohibited from growing where they will negatively affect agricultural land, crops or livestock. >> Read full article

Species At Risk Farm Incentive Program

The claim deadline for the Species at Risk Farm Incentive Program (SARFIP) has been extended to February 15, 2015. Projects that were completed after April 1, 2014 and select spring 2015 projects are eligible for cost-share. >> Read full article

Food safety webinars now available

OSCIA is once again offering food safety webinars covering 6 different topics, taken from the comfort of your home or business - all you need is an Internet and phone connection. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
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Research finds salt tolerance gene in soybean

A collaborative research project between Australian and Chinese scientists has shown how soybean can be bred to better tolerate soil salinity. The researchers, at the University of Adelaide in Australia and the Institute of Crop Sciences in the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing, have identified a specific gene in soybean that has great potential for soybean crop improvement.
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 Event Calendar 

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

Ottawa Valley Farm Show

March 10-12, 2015
Location:Ernst and Young Centre, Ottawa, ON >> More Info