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June 25, 2019

Ontario government launches enhanced online tool to renew Environmental Farm Plans

Farmers in Ontario can now access an upgraded, electronic process to update their Environmental Farm Plans, a tool that guides farmers to voluntarily adopt more environmentally sustainable practices.

New financial benchmarking report allows farmers to gauge performance

A new report will allow farmers to compare themselves against other profitable farmers in their industry for a better understanding of their own operation’s performance.

Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame chooses six inductees for 2019

Six Canadians, including notable Agriculture and Agri-Food research scientist Cynthia Grant, have been selected to join the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame as 2019 inductees.
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Featured News 
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Management practices that promote beneficial soil and plant microbiomes

What details make a difference to soil health? During the 2019 Soil Summit, Dr. Bobbi Helgason discussed some of the practices growers can use to support soil microbial communities and, ultimately, build soil organic matter. » Learn more
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The nature and role of manure

Sometimes manure’s contributions to the presence of micronutrients, like copper and zinc, are forgotten. At the 2019 Soil Summit, Jeff Schoenau emphasized the role of manure in building soil health. Schoenau compared solid and liquid manure and the ways to manage the types of manure to make the most of it as a fertilizer. » Learn more