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IPM course for corn and soybeans offered across Ontario

The University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus will be offering the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Course for corn and soybeans starting in early November 2015. >> Read full article

First healthy agricultural landscapes photo contest

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, you’re invited to enter your healthy agricultural landscape photos into the Soil Conservation Council of Canada’s (SCCC) first ever photo contest. >> Read full article

“Farm, food and beyond” initiative launched

The Farm, Food & Beyond: Our Commitment to Sustainability initiative, was recently launched by farm and food industry leaders. This collaborative initiative of Ontario's farmers and food and beverage processors, will build upon the success of the Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) program. >> Read full article

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New tests measure soil structure

Remember the names Cornell, Haney, Solvita and the year 2015. If soil testing is foundational to modern farm management practices, it’s time to rethink what we know.

“The concept of testing and using that as a guide for making agronomic decisions with respect to managing soil nutrients goes back to the mid-1950s,” says Christoph Kessel, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), nutrition program lead for horticulture.

At its simplest, soil testing provides an idea of how much nutrient could be available to a crop during the growing season. In practice, however, agronomists and farmers know that more than available nutrients are involved in crop performance. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) Annual Conference and AGM

October 6-8, 2015
Location: Saskatoon, Sask. >> More Info

Cereals North America | 2015

November 2-4, 2015
Location:Winnipeg, Man. >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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