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Advancing Woman

AgScape and 4-H Ontario form new partnership

With a shared passion for the future of Ontario’s agriculture industry, AgScape and 4-H Ontario will co-host Your Future in Agriculture to launch a new leadership certificate course and career competition for Specialist High Skills Major students.

Farm succession planning steps and checklist

There are two main parts to developing a succession plan: (1) the "process" - discussing it, thinking about it, researching options, planning, deciding and (2) the "documentation" - recording the decisions through a written succession plan.

Jobs aplenty for agri-food grads

According to a new report, there are currently four jobs for every graduate of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College.
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New crop system designed to enhance performance

As farmers, we face many factors beyond our control, but a new crop system is offering the tools to maintain control of crop performance. The Roundup Ready® Xtend® Crop System has a number of features to control weed pressure and dicamba volatility, and it contains the yield performance of Roundup Ready 2 Yield® Technology. It's also the only system with tolerance to both dicamba and glyphosate.

If great yield starts with great weed control in your field, check out the Roundup Ready® Xtend® Crop System when booking your seed and chemistry. >> Learn more about the system
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The impact of cropping systems on soil health

While the benefits of cover crops for soil health have long been touted by extension staff, it’s been difficult for researchers to determine how exactly cover crops affect the soil. That is until now. In 2016, an elaborate soil health monitoring system – the first of its kind in North America – was installed at the Elora Research Station, near Guelph, Ont. » Read more...
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BMPs for variable rate planting

Precision mapping technology is increasingly user-friendly. The challenge is that the maps are only as accurate as the information used to create them. The basis of a successful variable rate seeding program is quality, accurate and detailed spatial information in order to exploit the differences in a landscape. » Read more...