View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@
Agrifac/Reesink - BB1

What’s a worm worth?

Do you know how to harness the power of the mighty earthworm? OMAFRA soil management specialist Sebastian Belliard explains how worms benefit soil and crops and how to increase their populations.

OCC pilot project to test hybrid susceptibility to DON

In 2019, the Ontario Corn Committee (OCC) initiated voluntary inoculated trials in Ridgetown and Ottawa, rating corn hybrids for susceptibility to DON. While the results were inconclusive, the trials will run again in 2020.

Conservation specialist named 2020 Soil Champion

Anne Loeffler has worked for more than 20 years helping farmers in Ontario’s Grand River watershed plan projects and prepare cost-share applications, while also promoting the importance of soil conservation and water quality.
Featured News 
Feature 1

Terrific malts with a Quebec terroir

Craft malthouses have been popping up across Quebec recently, shining a light on the unique properties of Quebec barley and playing a role in the province’s booming craft beer scene. From adding value to their crops, to increasing small community tourism, to an avenue for creative expression: these four malthouses all have slightly different goals, but their focus on using local barley connects them. » Learn more

Scouting dry bean pests and diseases

Dry beans are high maintenance compared to most field crops, making disease and insect pests a tougher challenge to control. Chris Gillard, associate professor in the department of plant agriculture at the University of Guelph, and his team have been working on a research project on the latest disease and pest management strategies to help producers minimize risk. » Learn more

London Farm Show

March 4-6
London, Ont.
» Learn more