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Developing an open platform to share data

The need for better decision-making on farms through better data use resulted in Ontario Precision Agri-Food, a partnership of agricultural organizations that's developing an open agri-food innovation platform to connect and share data.

Soybeans, lentils, peas driving farm equity growth

Farm equity on P.E.I. led the region in growth in the last few years, but is well behind the national rate, which is just about where the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture wants to be.

New U of G Accelerator to launch agri-food ideas, innovations

The University of Guelph recently launched a new initiative to turn cutting-edge agri-food innovations into products and applications that will improve life and help grow the economy.
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Keeping the lid on woolly cupgrass

Woolly cupgrass has been in the U.S. since about the 1950s and has caused problems in field crops across the corn belt. This annual grassy weed was first found in Canada in 2000, when it was discovered in Quebec. Since then, government agencies and producers have been working to prevent the weed from getting out of hand, and researchers have been learning about the weed and its management. » Read more...
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Managing glyphosate-resistant waterhemp

Glyphosate-resistant (GR) waterhemp was first found in Ontario in 2014, but it already has a foothold in three counties in the southwest of the province. Fortunately, Peter Sikkema’s research group at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus has made a good start on finding effective options for controlling this challenging weed. » Read more...

2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit

February 27-28
Saskatoon, Sask.
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London Farm Show

March 7-9
London, Ont.
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