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July 28, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Conservation tillage through the decades
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Conservation tillage through the decades

Forty-five years ago, conservation tillage was unknown, save for a few forward-thinking research scientists and concerned farmers.

Fast forward to 2011 when the last Statistics Canada Census found 62 per cent of land was seeded with no-till and an additional 24 per cent seeded with a low disturbance system that left most of the crop residue on the soil surface. The time between then and now was truly transformative and revolutionary, spawning new crops, machinery innovation and a more sustainable agriculture. >> Learn More…

 
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Canadian Simmental Convention

July 30-Aug. 2, 2015
Location: Lindsay, ON >> More Info

Breakfast on the Farm

September 20, 2015
Location: Hylander Farm, Tecumseh, ON >> More Info

Royal Agriculture Winter Fair

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