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Advancing Women

New limits, but not all-out ban on neonics

The federal government has proposed tighter restrictions around two insecticides: clothianidin and thiamethoxam.

Founder of Farm Life Financial Planning Group recognized

Farm Management Canada recently held its Agricultural Excellence Conference in Ottawa, Ont., where Darrell Wade was announced as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Wilson Loree Award.

Summit Sweepstakes: Grand prize awarded

Congratulations to the final winners of the 2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit Sweepstakes – the grand prize winner has been selected!
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Feature 1

Exploring management strategies for nematode species in Ontario

Plant-parasitic nematodes are hidden yield robbers. But research and monitoring efforts are helping to uncover their secrets. Plant pathologist Albert Tenuta conducted a survey of soil-dwelling nematode species in Ontario crops and his ongoing collaborative research looks to improve management strategies for these microscopic pests. » Read more...
Feature 2

What role do drones have on the farm?

Since the first day a UAV looked down on a crop field, farmers have dreamed up a million ways that a bird’s eye view and remote access could improve agricultural operations. While some of that functionality is achievable by today’s UAV technology, much more is coming in the future. Here’s a run-down on some of UAVs’ current agricultural uses and what may lie ahead. » Read more...

2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit

February 27-28
Saskatoon, Sask.
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