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September 8, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Weed competition in soybeans
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Farmland Health Incentive Program now open

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association has announced the newest installment of the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative. >> Read full article

Clear career paths aid retention

More than three-quarters of employees report they would stay with their current employer if they knew their career path with the organization. >> Read full article

Protecting your crops from pests

Assessing the ways insects, fungus, viruses, bacteria, weeds and other threats can get into your operation is a wise first step to securing your farm's future. >> Read full article

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Weed competition in soybeans

Back in 1993, Clarence Swanton with the University of Guelph identified the critical period of weed control in soybeans. He proved that weeds left unchecked during this window of opportunity would become a problem for the crop later in the season, competing for nutrients, moisture and, ultimately, reducing yield.

In the years since the resulting recommendations were introduced, Swanton and his colleagues have worked to explain how the soybean plant “understands” the threat of weed competition. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

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

September 9-10, 2015 >> 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