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Ontario ag groups create educational dry bean guide

The Ontario Bean Growers and AgScape have collaborated on a new Teachers’ Guide with hands-on lessons exploring dry bean farming, designed for Ontario students in Grades 4 to 10.

CMBTC provides info on new malting barley varieties

The CMBTC has developed a resource with information on three recently developed malt barley varieties, how they stack up against other established varieties, as well as information on yields, standability and protein.

Corteva adds two herbicides for cereal growers in 2021

Corteva Agriscience recently received approval for Prominex and Exhilarate, two herbicides designed to control tough broadleaf weeds in cereal crops, including cleavers, hemp-nettle, and dandelion.
Featured News 

Specialty crops in focus

According to OMAFRA’s Jim Todd, there are lots of reasons why industrial specialty crops can be a good option for Ontario field crop producers. Specialty crops could be a source of new or additional revenue, while breaking up pest cycles on the farm. But there’s also a big reason why many producers avoid them: the lack of processing capacity in the province. » Learn more

Old ways made new

A bread wheat research project in Quebec is aiming to capture the resiliency that comes with the genetic diversity in old-time crops while maintaining the advantages of today’s elite varieties. CETAB+, plant geneticist André Comeau and two Quebec-based flour milling companies are examining the possible advantages of increased genetic diversity by mixing bread wheat varieties together in a field. » Learn more
INPUTS – The podcast by Top Crop Manager 

What you need to know about ISOBUS technology

In this episode, Andrew Olliver, chair of the Agriculture Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) joins ag editor Bree Rody to discuss the advances in ISOBUS technology, and how the AEF is working to solve compatibility issues and help growers become more knowledgeable about their ag tech. » Listen Now