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Herbicide Survey

‘New Leaf’ for chip plant means new products, markets

A former potato chip plant is creating new market opportunities and lucrative new crops for PEI farmers.

Finance and tax advice for succession planning

What are the financial and tax implications of succession for both the current owner and the successor?

Fall weed management tips from OMAFRA

Many farmers have witnessed the value in applying herbicides in the fall to perennial weeds, especially perennial sow-thistle and dandelion.
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    Current Issue 
    Feature 1

    Crop management: Strip tilling for higher yields

    A research project in southwestern Ontario exploring the benefits of strip tilling is showing promising results in better managing fertilizer and improving crop yields by ensuring the fertilizer stays where it is most needed – with the plant. » Read more...
    Feature 2

    Better barley for Ontario

    The area seeded to barley in Ontario has been trending downwards over the past two decades, from 325,000 acres in 1998 to only 85,000 acres in 2017. That decline has happened despite the upsurge in the province’s craft brewing industry. So, in a three-year project, University of Guelph researchers are using several strategies to develop improved malting and feed cultivars. » Read more...

    Agricultural Excellence Conference

    November 21-23
    Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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    Forage Focus Conference 2017

    December 12-13
    Location: Shakespeare, Ont.
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