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Keep scouting to stay on top of pesky insects in Ontario

The OMAFRA Field Crop Team recommends growers and agronomists continue scouting through July to stay on top of current and upcoming pests like thrips, soybean aphids, spider mites and corn rootworm.

AAFC announces support for Indigenous ag initiatives

The investments will help support Indigenous food systems initiatives, provide equitable access to healthy food, and increase participation of under-represented groups in the agriculture and agri-food sector.

IWCA podcast series: Crystal Mackay

Currently the founder/CEO of Loft32, Crystal Mackay has been described as “doing the heavy lifting” of launching successful structures and programs in the ag industry for more than 30 years.
Featured News 

Improving canola’s nitrogen use

A research project led by Bao-Luo Ma of AAFC-Ottawa and happening across Canada is aiming to improve canola’s nitrogen use efficiency, yields and standability – three related factors that will help growers reap better returns from their canola crops and enhance the sustainability of their farm. Ma and his collaborators are conducting field experiments at eight sites in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. » Learn more
Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

“Learn from the experiences of others” is the main message weed specialists have for growers and agronomists in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario on the topic of waterhemp. The weed’s prolific seed production, plant size, competitive nature and ability to rapidly develop herbicide resistance all combine to make waterhemp one seriously scary weed. » Learn more

Help us improve the 2022 Top Crop Summit

After more than a year of virtual events, we’d love to know what works for you when it comes to virtual events. » Read more