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2015 Ontario soybean variety trials

The results of the 2015 Ontario soybean variety trials, conducted by the Ontario Soybean and Canola Committee, are now available. >> Read full article

FCC: Lower loonie impacting crop sector

The lower Canadian dollar has had a major impact on the Canadian crop sector. Leigh Anderson, an economist with Farm Credit Canada, says one example of this is a four per cent increase in Ontario corn prices this year, while U.S. prices were down by 10 per cent. >> Read full article

CPP and OAS options

Age 65 may not be as much of a career milestone for farmers, but many farm families have off-farm income. This milestone can be significant due to the eligibility to receive some of your tax money back in the shape of Canada Pension Plan as well as Old Age Security benefits. >> Read full article

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Developing stronger soybeans

Since Istvan Rajcan began working in soybean breeding in 1998, his team has developed 54 commercial soybean varieties. The University of Guelph scientist is heading up a major research effort pinpointing genetic markers to develop high-yielding, high-quality soybean varieties.

Rajcan, along with research partners Chris Grainger, Francois Belzile (Laval University), Milad Eskandari (Guelph – Ridgetown) and Robert Bruce (PhD candidate, Guelph), is studying a diverse panel of ancestral soybean lines, looking for traits that will improve varieties developed for Ontario, Quebec and southern Manitoba soybean producers. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Forage Focus Conference

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

Southwest Ag Conference

Jan. 5-6, 2016
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info

Western Canadian Crop Production Show

Jan. 11-14, 2016
Location: Saskatoon >> More Info