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March 3, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Spraying into a mature canopy?
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Agricultural growth act receives royal assent

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz recently announced that the Agricultural Growth Act (Bill C-18) received Royal Assent. The Agricultural Growth Act will modernize Canadian agriculture and increase trade opportunities for farmers. >> Read full article

Farms and families should take note of federal tax changes

The federal government has introduced some tax changes for the 2014 tax year. >> Read full article

Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative

Reduce the risks to pollinator populations while planting with insecticide treated seed by installing dust deflectors on your pneumatic seeding equipment. >> Read full article

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Spraying into a mature canopy?

A new 3-year project to discover the most effective ways to spray fungicides into mature crop canopies is already generating some interesting preliminary results.

“Fungicides are the growth area in the crop protection business. More acres and more new products are being sprayed in that part of the business than any other. So we’re seeing a lot of promotion of fungicide use by the crop protection industry. And we’re also seeing quite a bit of interest from applicators,” explains Tom Wolf of Agrimetrix Research & Training.
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 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