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May 19, 2015
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Forage growth advancing rapidly in Ontario

With warmer temperatures and recent rains, the alfalfa and grass growth and development in Ontario is now advancing rapidly, despite a slow start in early April. >> Read full article

Defining career success

At a time when employers are struggling to find skilled and motivated workers to meet performance goals, only one in 10 employees define career success as high performance and productivity. >> Read full article

BASF registers CARAMBA fungicide on corn in Eastern Canada

BASF recently announced the registration of CARAMBA fungicide in Eastern Canada on corn for suppression of Fusarium and Gibberella ear rot (Fusarium graminearum and Gibberella zeae) for the 2015 growing season. >> Read full article

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Yield-boosting microbes

Farmers often ask the question, “Why is my neighbour getting double my yields, even though we both use the same cultivar and the same fertility package?”

According to George Lazarovits, research director at A&L Biologicals, the answer could lie in the types of microbes in their fields. So the company is working on a project with some Ontario growers to investigate this possibility. The recent and remarkable advances in DNA sequencing technology, and the rapid drop in sequencing costs, are allowing researchers to sequence the genetic material from these microbial communities, generating enormous amounts of data. >> Learn More…

 
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Farm Progress Show

June 17, 2015
Location: Regina, SK >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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