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August 18, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: CPB is still a huge problem
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Farmers use drones and data to boost crop yields

Drones have long been used for military purposes, but Nova Scotia-based start-up Sky Squirrel Technologies Inc. has found a more peaceful use for the technology. >> Read full article

Western bean cutworm update

OMAFRA field crop entomologist, Tracey Baute, provides an update on Western bean cutworm in Ontario. >> Read full article

BFGoodrich tires announces safety recall for certain commercial light truck tire sizes

BFGoodrich tires has announced it is recalling approximately 129,000 tires that were sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. >> Read full article

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CPB is still a huge problem

Colorado potato beetle (CPB) has been a challenging pest for potato growers for more than a century, and today it continues to be the most damaging insect defoliator of potatoes across Canada and the U.S.

If uncontrolled, growers suffer yield losses and potential crop failure in potato crops and other field vegetable crops such as tomatoes and eggplant. Growers continue to rely on insecticides for control, however CPB is very adept and successful at developing resistance, creating additional challenges for researchers, industry and growers. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Beef Farmers of Ontario's 8th Annual Cow-Calf Roadshow

September 9-10, 2015
More details to come. >> More Info

Breakfast on the Farm

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

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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