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OSCIA names two Soil Champions at recent awards

The annual award, which recognizes leaders in sustainable soil management, was presented by OSCIA to Henry Denotter in the producer category and Laura Van Eerd in the research category.

FCC publishes 2021 grains, oilseeds and pulses outlook

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) economists have released their grains, oilseeds and pulses outlook for the 2021 year. They share the trends and market influencers that you should keep an eye on.

New northern Ontario agri-business hub created

Bioenterprise has launched a pan-northern Ontario pilot project that will focus on connecting start-ups and early-stage businesses with services and targeted resources across Ontario and Canada.
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Featured News 

Safeguarding BT rootworm traits

Late summer 2020 in Ontario saw concerning levels of corn rootworm damage on Bt rootworm hybrids in many areas, leading OMAFRA field crop entomologist Tracey Baute to think the rootworm are now resistant to this method of pest control. Baute recommends crop rotation as the best strategy to manage the rootworm problem until the situation is fully understood. » Learn more

Making your smartphone even smarter

On-the-spot, inexpensive, easy-to-use soil and crop analysis tools could help crop growers to enhance management of their fields. Having such tools in a really convenient hand-held device would be even better. That’s why researchers like Qingshan Wei and Asim Biswas are developing smartphone-based approaches to crop and soil testing. » Learn more