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Projected soybean and canola acres down this year

Canadian farmers expect to plant fewer acres of soybeans and canola in 2018 – crops that were both at record high levels in 2017 – according to Statistics Canada's principal field crop report for March 2018.

Lumisena fungicide receives PMRA registration

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) in Canada has granted approval for the registration of Lumisena fungicide seed treatment.

FCC: Ontario farmland values gained steam in 2017

Ontario’s average farmland values gained steam in 2017, while the Canadian average increase held relatively steady, a sign of a strong and stable agriculture economy, according to J.P. Gervais, chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC).
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Tackling northern corn leaf blight

Northern corn leaf blight is Ontario’s most prominent foliar fungal disease in corn, but many questions about it remain unanswered. Now, scientists from AAFC, OMAFRA and the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus are joining forces to find out more about the pathogen, why the disease continues to spread, and to provide effective management tools. » Read more
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Watch phosphorus loss from tile-drained fields

A new study, co-authored by Tiequan Zhang, a soil fertility and water quality expert at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Harrow Research Station in Ontario, Chin Tan (another research scientist at Harrow) and others, shows that adding compost to tile drained systems can exacerbate P loss. » Read more

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