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Ontario forage summary – 2016

Forage production in 2016 was challenging as the cool spring delayed early growth and was followed by a hot, dry summer before rains returned in August, according to the latest report from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. >> Read full article

Report considers the future of Ontario’s agri-food sector

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has released a new report, presenting a series of recommendations to address barriers to the competitiveness of the province’s agri-food sector. >> Read full article

What’s in healthy soil?

Do the best yields come from the healthiest soil? Not necessarily. But new research suggests farm management practices can impact soil health – and improve a crop’s chance of thriving when times get tough. >> Read full article

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Managing Fusarium head blight

Fusarium head blight (FHB) has a wide host rage that includes small grain crops, corn and various wild and tame grasses. It can overwinter in crop and grass residues on and in soil, as well as in seed, and can also be spread by the wind, making it a disease of concern for many producers.

Dr. Anita Brûlé-Babel, a professor at the University of Manitoba, will provide an overview of FHB across the Prairies, highlight advances in breeding for FHB resistance, and offer strategies for managing the disease. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

2016 Canola Discovery Forum

Oct. 25-27, 2016
Location: Fairmont Winnipeg, Man. >> More Info

National Environmental Farm Plan Summit

Nov. 1-2, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info

Field Crop Disease Summit

Feb. 21-22, 2017
Location: Saskatoon >> More Info