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October 15, 2019
TCM - Podcast

Making the most of frost-damaged corn silage

Joel Bagg, retired forage specialist, looks at some factors that make a difference for Ontario corn growers looking to make the most of frost-damaged corn silage.

Fertilizer Canada calls upon federal government to formally adopt 4R nutrient strategy

Fertilizer Canada has called upon all the political parties to better recognize the agriculture industry’s contributions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to formally adopt the 4R Nutrient Stewardship strategy as the standard for nutrient management.

Ag innovator Terramera wins US$1M in funding

Canadian companies Terramera and Livestock Water Recycling win $1.25 million USD after competing in an agriculture innovation pitching competition in Saskatoon.
Featured News 
Feature 1

Using biobeds to dissipate pesticide rinsate

Typically after pesticide application, farmers rinse the sprayer with water and cleaning agents and then spray the rinsate out on the field that was just completed – three times for best safety. Biobeds are a new and convenient way to prevent pesticide rinsate from entering the environment and contaminating water. » Learn more
Feature 2

A sneaky yield robber: root rot in dry bean

Root rot is the number one fungal disease in dry bean, but it’s a hidden pest that starts in the roots. As a result, Ontario researchers are working on ways to fight this tough-to-control disease. The researchers evaluated various root rot seed treatments in field trials to find which solution proves the most effective. » Learn more