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August 27, 2015
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Managing crops with variable growth stages

The environmental conditions in 2015 have resulted in many fields having two or more growth stages present. Proper management of these fields will help ensure an efficient harvest. >> Read full article

Salary growth to slow

Canadian employers are expecting salaries to rise by an average of 2.5 per cent in 2016. This is down somewhat from the average 2.8 per cent salary increase expected this year, according to new research from Morneau Shepell. >> Read full article

Dry weather in Alberta, Saskatchewan to cut wheat and canola outputs

Canadian wheat production will fall 16 per cent this year, more than estimated by analysts, and canola output will drop 14 per cent after adverse weather. >> Read full article

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Natural air drying simpler, cheaper

An option for natural air drying other than continuous fan operation is being put forward by Ron Palmer, an electrical systems engineer with the Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation (IHARF), a 1200-acre, non-profit producer-directed applied research organization in Saskatchewan. It isn’t fancy, but it is simple and cheap, as Palmer describes it. And if you’re skeptical, it won’t be difficult to test. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Beef Farmers of Ontario's 8th Annual Cow-Calf Roadshow

September 9-10, 2015
More details to come. >> More Info

Breakfast on the Farm

September 20, 2015
Location: Hylander Farm, Tecumseh, ON >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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