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OMAFRA field crop report for April now available

The status of the winter wheat harvest, as well as cereal, soybean and corn planting, are all generally positive for southern Ontario.

Agri-food growth council needed for industry

Canada’s agri-food leaders want Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to create an Agri-Food Growth Council to focus on actions that will unleash growth in the industry, according to a report released by the Public Policy Forum and the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute.

Farm & Food Care Canada transitions

The Farm & Food Care Canada board of directors has evaluated its mission, vision and organizational structure and made the decision to transition over to the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI).
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Putting corn hybrids to the test

Hybrid corn varieties performed well overall, considering the hot, dry weather conditions in 2016. The strong performances demonstrate major improvements in corn stress tolerance. The quality of hybrid corn varieties’ basic genetics has climbed as plant breeders continue to put together better combinations for stress tolerance, disease resistance and agronomic performance. » Read more...
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On-farm trials yield unbiased, local data

Each year there are hundreds of on-farm projects across the industry, from variety trials to agronomy trials, but farmers aren’t always directly involved in doing treatments or assessments. Although it’s hard work, many growers believe the extra work is worth it because they want the results. » Read more...