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2015 intensive report from the Ontario Corn Committee

A preliminary report on the new Intensive Hybrid Management Trial is now available, along with the link to Dr. Dave Hooker's Southwest Agricultural Conference talk explaining the trial. >> Read full article

Wheat class modernization plan moves ahead

The Canadian Grain Commission's plan for modernizing Canada's wheat class system will move ahead with the implementation of two new classes and the elimination of three other classes in 2016, as well as variety designation changes in 2018. >> Read full article

Key components of a farm partnership agreement

Ensure you have a written agreement outlining a farm partnership. Without a written partnership agreement, the Canada Revenue Agency may allocate the income generated as being equal among partners when that may not be the intention of the partners. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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Resisting soybean cyst nematode

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a tiny plant parasite that is causing big problems for Ontario soybean growers. SCN-resistant varieties are key to managing this yield-robbing pest. However, almost all the resistant varieties for Ontario rely on a single source of resistance genes. That increases the risk that new SCN variants will emerge that are able to defeat those resistance genes. So a project is underway to bring different sources of SCN resistance into high-yielding, high-quality soybean varieties for Ontario. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

YieldSmart 2016

Jan. 22, 2016
Location: RIM Park, Waterloo, Ont. >> More Info

FarmSmart Conference 2016

Jan. 23, 2016
Location: Guelph, Ont. >> More Info