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Ontario adds mental health resources for farm families

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $7 million dollars to launch two new, multi-year mental health initiatives that are specialized to support those in the agriculture sector.

COYF national event happening virtually on Dec. 2 and 3

Every year this event brings recognition to outstanding Canadian farm couples between 18 and 39 years of age who have exemplified excellence in their profession while fostering better urban-rural relations.

Bayer and Microsoft partner for digital ag tools

Under the agreement, Bayer will work with Microsoft to co-develop new solutions that address critical industry scenarios, such as farming operations, sustainable sourcing, and manufacturing and supply chain improvement.
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Inputs: The Podcast

Keeping phosphorus on your farm

Proper management of phosphorus is important to not only your own fields, but also general water quality in your surrounding area. In this episode, Dr. Merrin Macrae, professor at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, shares insights from her lab work and recent research in the Lake Erie watershed, and notes that while best practices can vary based on geography, there are several options for optimum P management. » Listen now...
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Swede midge

Tackling a tiny but tough canola pest

Swede midge is one of the newest and most serious concerns for canola production in Ontario. Since this tiny Eurasian fly was first confirmed in North America in 2000, Rebecca Hallett and her research group at the University of Guelph have been working on this extremely challenging pest. Their latest studies are making further advances in integrated pest management (IPM) options for growers. » Learn more...

A cut above the cutworms below

Cutworms are no stranger to the Prairies. But after more than a century of advancements in agriculture, we still don’t have a concrete solution for effectively and consistently managing cutworms. A solid IPM plan requires thorough knowledge of the target pest but, for cutworms, a lot of this information was lacking. Maya Evenden at the University of Alberta has identified some key cutworm research gaps. » Learn more...