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Dec. 4, 2018

Government steps in to help Ontario producers affected by DON

The Ontario and federal government announced steps to help farmers experiencing high levels of DON, including applicable funding to cover a portion of DON-related expenses and temporary storage options to improve grain quality.

Ontario hybrid corn performance trials released for 2018

The Ontario Corn Committee releases the interim report of the 2018 Ontario Hybrid Corn Performance Trials for all areas except Exeter, Ilderton, Woodstock and Belmont, which have yet to report harvest data. Trials were more variable than usual this year so producers are advised to compare averages from several years and locations to better predict a hybrid’s future performance.

Canola oil eligible for heart-healthy claim

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that oils containing a high level of oleic acid, such as high oleic canola oil, can now carry a new qualified health claim. The new claim will appeal to health conscious consumers, with the potential for spillover benefits for producers.
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You may not even realize you have it. Soybean Cyst Nematodes (SCN) cause root damage and make soybeans more vulnerable to diseases such as Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS). So when you think of your soybeans and higher yields, think ILeVO™: the only seed treatment that protects against SCN and SDS. » Learn more...
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Expanding weed control options for seed corn

The herbicide toolbox for seed corn producers has been sparse, but research is gradually overcoming this problem. Weed scientist Robert Nurse is reaching into the herbicide toolbox for field corn and testing it on seed corn to expand the control options available for producers. » Learn more

Malt barley for the Maritimes

The main challenge for Maritime malt barley growers is meeting the strict specifications for grain quality. It requires luck with the weather, along with proper production practices and good storage conditions. Currently, agronomic research, varietal testing and educational activities are underway to help Maritime producers with a focus on improving grain quality out east. » Learn more
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Minimize Nitrogen Loss

Selecting what fertilizer best fits your operation can be a difficult process — this likely isn’t a surprise to you. With so many factors playing into the equation, how do you decide what details to consider to ensure your crops get the essential nutrients they need? » Read more

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