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Researcher builds bee pasture

Crops grown on P.E.I. aren’t the best fodder for bees, so a researcher is planting and experimenting with cover crops that will provide pollen for the insects.

Executive director named for Farm & Food Care Ontario

Kelly Daynard has been hired as executive director of Farm & Food Care Ontario, a coalition representing Ontario's farm families, agribusinesses, food processors, food companies and more.

Communicating about succession

Good communication is a necessary requirement for farm families to follow through with a succession plan, but what worked a generation ago doesn’t cut it nowadays.
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Crop diagnostic day offers hands-on learning experience

Tractors delivered participants to more than 10 sites at the 23rd annual Southwest Crop Diagnostic Day. The event, which took place July 5 and 6, saw agronomists, producers and industry professionals visiting stations across the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown campus to learn about new research and the implications for crops in Ontario. » Read more...
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Breeding and management of Fusarium head blight

It’s been 25 years since breeders in Western Canada have really had Fusarium head blight (FHB) on their radar and there have been a lot of challenges. One of the challenges is that many genes with fairly small effects control the resistance. Another challenge is that there are different types of resistance that breeders are dealing with. » Read more...

Farm Smart Expo

July 13
Location: Elora, Ont.
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Grey County Soil & Crop’s Crop Walk

July 14
Location: Holstein, Ont.
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Potato Research Day

August 9
Location: Elora, Ont.
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