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Focusing on sustainable agriculture

National Soil Conservation Week, which runs from April 17 to 23, is focusing on the importance of proper land stewardship for the benefit of all resources – especially soil – under our care. >> Read full article

Farmland prices increased 10 per cent in 2015

Farm Credit Canada has released its annual provincial and national overview of land value trends across Canada. >> Read full article

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Governments have consistently lowered taxes over the last several years for business in general but especially for small business. >> Read full article

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Wide rows for soybeans

Wide rows for soybeans

Planting soybeans in wide rows comes with plenty of advantages: producers can use a single piece of equipment for planting corn and soybeans. Seed costs are lower with reduced seeding rates. And increased airflow between the rows means reduced white mould pressure.

But is wide-row planting a silver bullet for growing better soybeans? Not necessarily, says Horst Bohner, provincial soybean specialist for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Centre for Food Integrity - Public Trust Summit

May 31-June 1, 2016
Location: Delta Ottawa City Centre - 101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa, >> More Info

Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference

June 14-16, 2016
Location: Delta Bessborough, Saskatoon >> More Info

Canada's Farm Progress Show

June 15-17, 2016
Location: Regina >> More Info