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Managing N fertilizer for corn

Recent data from the University of Minnesota indicates that split N fertilizer application is one management strategy for optimizing nitrogen fertilizer economy and efficacy.

Ten ways to reduce the risk of a barn fire

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has created a list of 10 best management practices to prevent barn fires. Proactive maintenance and a decluttered work space will help keep you and your farm safe.

Newfoundland canola a victory for government and producers

Newfoundland and Labrador is the last province to produce canola commercially. A recent experiment on the island has proven their ability to grow canola and produce a unique product.
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Research ramps up on soil biodiversity and health

Soil health is a delicate thing: there are many ways you can influence it for the better, but once it deteriorates, the process of improving it is lengthy. Managing your soil microbiome through practices like tillage and cover cropping can have material impacts on your crop health and yields. Crops are performing differently than they did 30 years ago – maybe it’s time to see if your methods should change, too. » Learn more

Insect resistance to BT corn

Despite best efforts to develop a management strategy that would limit the risks of Bt resistance in the European corn borer, the first documented instance of Bt-resistant European corn borers was found in Nova Scotia in 2018. Going forward, what strategies can growers use to limit the destructive effects of the pest without increasing resistance development? » Learn more

New York Farm Show

Feb. 27-29
Syracuse, NY
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London Farm Show

March 4-6
London, Ont.
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