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August 24, 2015
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Regional sessions on the new NNI-treated seed requirements

As of July 1, 2015 there are new regulatory requirements for Ontario corn and soybean growers to buy and use neonicotinoid treated corn and/or soybean seed. Attend a regional information session to learn about the new requirements. >> Read full article

Salary growth to slow

Canadian employers are expecting salaries to rise by an average of 2.5 per cent in 2016. This is down somewhat from the average 2.8 per cent salary increase expected this year, according to new research from Morneau Shepell. >> Read full article

A “one-stop shop” for wasp identity information

A new key-based system for identifying parasitic wasps has been developed. The system could help identify wasps with potential as bio-control agents. >> Read full article

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Fencing and watering system protects species at risk

A Northumberland County farmer is converting a former cash crop farm back to pasture and grassland. Not only is this helping him grow his grass-fed beef herd, but it’s also creating habitat for at risk wildlife species in the area.

Jon Curran has been on his 100 acre farm near Roseneath for about three years and this past year was able to access cost-share funding through the Species at Risk Farm Incentive Program (SARFIP) to install cross fencing and a remote watering system to begin rotationally grazing his cattle. >> 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