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February 3, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: When it comes to variations in crop yield, climate has a big say
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Wayne Cantelon wins innovative farmer of the year award

Each year, the Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario and BASF Canada recognize an Ontario grower as the Innovative Farmer of the Year. This year the award goes to Wayne Cantelon. >> Read full article

Three tips for reporting farm income

As with every business owner, farmers have to devote part of their attention to what they've earned in the past year. These tips should help you prepare your farm income quickly so you can put your focus back on what's most important – managing and maintaining your farm operation. >> Read full article

Ag Labour Task Force elects new Chair

The Agriculture and Agri-Food Labour Task Force (LTF) has elected Mark Wales as its new Chairperson and is moving forward with the recommendations of its Agriculture and Agri-Food Labour Action Plan. >> Read full article

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When it comes to variations in crop yield, climate has a big say

A new report from researchers at the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment has found that climate variability historically accounts for one-third of yield variability for maize, rice, wheat and soybeans worldwide — the equivalent of 36 million metric tons of food each year. This provides valuable information planners and policy makers can use to target efforts to stabilize farmer income and food supply and so boost food security in a warming world. >> Learn More…

 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