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Wet June in northwestern Ontario poses challenges

June's record precipitation amounts in Thunder Bay, Ont., are posing some challenges for farmers in the area, but one farm owner says it's nothing like what colleagues in southern Ontario are dealing with this year. >> Read full article

Equipment sales reveal pulse of farm sector

Promising farm cash receipt projections suggest new farm equipment sales will slowly improve over the next two years, according to Farm Credit Canada’s latest agriculture economics report. >> Read full article

Canola IPM

Although knowledge about managing canola insect pests on the Prairies can be helpful to growers in Eastern Canada, there may be important differences between the East and the West. >> Read full article

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What can we learn from the loss of the world’s greatest herbicide?

For me, the world’s greatest herbicide was – and I say that in the past tense, was – glyphosate. It’s unfortunate but in my geography it is a herbicide of the past on many driver weeds. For me Palmer amaranth is a driver weed. For you, that may be kochia. That may be wild oat. That could be green foxtail.

Simplicity has a cost. We as humans like to move forward in the simplest manner. Farming, we like to look at simplicity. I want everyone to understand today that rotating Roundup Ready soybean with Roundup Ready corn and following that with Roundup Ready cotton, which is what we did, is absolutely no rotation at all. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Ontario Canola Growers Association Annual Crop Production Tour

July 6, 2016
Location: Ferndale Flats, Bruce County, Carlotte Farms, Ont. >> More Info

Southwest Crop Diagnostic Days

July 6-7, 2016
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info

Canadian Seed Trade Annual Meeting

July 10-12, 2016
Location: Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info