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Species at risk incentive program is back

The Species at Risk Farm Incentive Program is back for 2017. Now in its 10th year, the program supports Ontario producers who are enhancing on-farm habitat for species at risk across the province.

OMAFRA field crop report

With many of the intended acres of various crops now in the ground throughout the province, producers should be on the lookout for pests such as cereal leaf beetle, black cutworm, armyworm and flea beetle, according to the latest crop report from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).

Canadians asked to weigh in on food issues

The federal government is encouraging Canadians to share their input to help shape A Food Policy for Canada – a move it calls an "important step in tackling the opportunities and challenges of Canada’s food system."
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Healthy seed, healthy start

Prevention of plant diseases is key to management. Pest populations build up over time, and seed treatments are a key to preventing that build up. They are a good long-term investment, although they may not be directly profitable every year. » Read more...
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Evaluating the presence of tar spot

In September 2015, a corn disease called tar spot was detected for the first time in the United States. Until then it had only been known to occur in Mexico and parts of Central and South America. According to the University of Illinois’s Suzanne Bissonnette, the disease symptoms were first noticed in corn plots in Illinois and Indiana. » Read more...

Canada’s Farm Progress Show

June 21-23
Location: Regina
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