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Good weather provides wide harvest window

Soybean harvest is progressing well across Ontario, with some areas of the province already moving on to corn harvest, reports Philip Shaw in the latest grain market commentary. >> Read full article

Forage Focus Conference to highlight profitability and efficiency opportunities

The Ontario Forage Council is preparing for the annual Forage Focus Conference, to be held Dec. 15 in Shakespeare, Ont., and Dec. 16 in Winchester, Ont. >> Read full article

OSCIA looking for education and outreach projects

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association has launched a new request for proposals under the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative. >> Read full article

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Small but mighty – and mighty complex

Many types of soil microbes influence crop growth, health and yields. Figuring out how to harness these tiny organisms to enhance crop production is chockfull of intriguing challenges and potential benefits, as George Lazarovits knows.

Lazarovits is research director at A&L Biologicals in London, Ont., and an adjunct faculty member in plant pathology and soil ecology at the University of Western Ontario. He and other researchers in Canada and around the world are investigating the identities of microbes that live near, on and in crop plants, determining the roles these microbes play, and exploring how to manage these microbes to benefit crops. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

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

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association 6th Annual Conference

Nov. 17-19, 2015
Location: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon, Sask. >> More Info