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February 24, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Staying ahead of corn pests
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February 2015 Canadian Truck King Challenge

This year, three heavy-duty pickups from Dodge, Ford and GMC were put through the paces as part of the 2015 Canadian Truck King Challenge. >> Read full article

Stress hurting worker productivity

One in four Canadian workers have become ill in the last six months due to workplace stress. >> Read full article

Portion of insurance is tax deductible

Insurance can be complicated, but introducing tax implications related to corporate life insurance plans raises the complication factor enormously. >> Read full article

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Staying ahead of corn pests

Staying ahead of pests is key to high yield and good quality in every crop. In corn, however, Ontario producers are forced to do much of their pest management by guess, since little scientific research exists on the lifecycles, specific species, or geographic dispersion of many of corn’s most damaging early season pests. Until now.

In 2014, researchers from the University of Guelph started an ambitious, four year corn pest survey project designed to determine where, when and what to expect in early season corn pests. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

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