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May 12, 2015
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Ontario agriculture producers gain competitive edge

Ontario farmers are better able to grow their profits, expand their markets and manage risks with help from the governments of Canada and Ontario under the five-year Growing Forward 2 (GF2) program. >> Read full article

How will aging farmers fund their retirement?

The aging of the Canadian population is common knowledge as the boomer generation begins to enter the senior years. Are there other ways to fund that retirement than depending solely on the sale of land? >> Read full article

Commodity groups says seed treatment regulations part of a thinly veiled attack on agriculture

Grain Farmers of Ontario is concerned by recent comments made by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change. >> Read full article

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Soybean seeding rates and herbicide resistance

Because a higher plant density generally results in a thicker crop canopy, it might seem intuitive that seeding heavily will improve weed control and reduce the likelihood of weeds overcoming herbicides. In fact, this supposition forms the basis of the integrated weed control advice given by many agronomists and crop researchers.

According to Vince Davis, an assistant professor of cropping systems and a weed science extension specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-lead on this research, within that logic is a vital flaw. >> Learn More…

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Farm Progress Show

June 17, 2015
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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
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