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No-till operation a win for New Brunswick's Miller Farms

Kier Miller of Sussex Corner, N.B., said he was “speechless” when he found out the New Brunswick Soil and Crop Improvement Association had named his operation the province’s 2017 farm of the year.

Ontario soils are fit for fieldwork

As it happens every year, a few areas of the province have nearly completed planting, while areas with heavier soils wait for decent planting conditions to occur, according to the latest field crop report from OMAFRA.

Farmland price threatening future of farming

The average price of farmland in Canada has more than doubled in the last 10 years, leading to concerns about the future of agriculture in this country as a large group of farmers retires over the next decade.
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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, which prefers locally grown ingredients. » Read more
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Crop-water relations

High-yielding crops require large amounts of water during the growing season. Water is required in far greater amounts than any other nutrient taken up from soil. Crops need water for both growth and cooling. Crop water use can be determined on a daily, weekly or growing season basis. » Read more

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