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Nutrient Management Specialist certification program to launch in 2016

The Ontario Certified Crop Advisor Association has partnered with industry to launch the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) 4R Nutrient Management Specialist Certification in Ontario in early 2016. >> Read full article

Internal mobility aids retention

Having a strong internal mobility program, whereby employees are encouraged to apply for new roles within an organization, can help with attraction and retention efforts. >> Read full article

Soil erosion tutorials available

The Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE2) is a software program designed to help farmers estimate the potential for soil erosion under different land management and cropping practices. >> Read full article

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Cab monitors versus smartphones

At Ag Days 2015 in Brandon, Man., an Ontario farmer told listeners: “A tablet is so much more useful than all those monitors in tractor cabs.”

When he isn’t farming, Peter Gredig is one of three principals operating a company that develops Internet applications for mobile technology. For Gredig, carrying his smartphone and tablet computer is as vital, and comfortable, as putting on his trousers and boots. The mobile communication tools don’t stay in the cab, like dog-eared notebooks. In fact, they’ve replaced the notebook. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Ontario Seed Growers Annual Meeting

December 8, 2015
Location: Four Points Sheraton, London, Ont. >> More Info

Farming Smarter Conference

December 8-9, 2015
Location: Lethbridge Coast Hotel & Conference Centre, Lethbridge, Alta. >> More Info

Forage Focus Conference

December 15-16, 2015
Location: Shakespeare, Ont., and Winchester, Ont. >> More Info