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April 14, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Predicting nitrogen sidedress rates
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Additional benefits of neonics

It’s evident that at least one neonic seed treatment seems to provide more than insect pest protection in corn, but just what protection it provides and how it does so hasn’t been completely clear. >> Read full article

CAHRC research supports women in agriculture

The CAHRC will be conducting a research project called Supporting the Advancement of Women in Agriculture (SAWA). >> Read full article

Paradigm shift

Doug Landis MSU professor of entomology, has found that perennial grasslands provide a superior set of ecosystem services including increased greenhouse gas consumption, pest suppression, pollination and the conservation of grassland birds. >> Read full article

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Predicting nitrogen sidedress rates

Applying nitrogen to your corn crop at planting time and some as a sidedress at about the six-leaf stage often makes more economic sense than a single application at planting. That’s especially true if the later application allows a more accurate estimate of how much nitrogen to apply.

“The principal advantage of applying nitrogen at sidedressing time is being able to have a better look at the situation to help you in deciding whether to apply the average sidedress rate – or less, or more,” Greg Stewart, corn industry program lead with OMAFRA, says. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Food & Farm Care Ontario Annual General Meeting & Conference

April 14-15, 2015
Location: Milton, Ont. >> More Info

OIA Conference & 56th Annual General Meeting of the Institute

April 17-18, 2015
Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake., Niagara Falls, Ont. >> More Info

Royal Agriculture Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info