Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
DECEMBER 2014
FEATURES
Farming without neonicotinoids
Rachel Telford
Cleaning up
Treena Hein
National sustainability
Rebecca Hannam
Roots not iron
Melanie Epp
A new use for residue
Erin Calhoun
Wetland restoration
Amy Petherick
Commodity outlook
Edith Munro
Technology yields results
Mark Carter
Weight and dimension guidelines
Jeanine Moyer
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The white mould problem
Owen Roberts
Innovation in agriculture
Erin Calhoun
Media attention
Matt McIntosh, Farm & Food Care
2015 Faces of Farming calendar
Resi Walt, Farm & Food Care
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Market side: Futures trading basics
LESSON 3: EXCHANGES AND CLEARING HOUSES
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Farming without neonicotinoids
THE UK STORY
Rachel Telford

FARMERS IN EUROPE are learning the realities of farming without neonicotinoids. A two-year restriction on three crop protection products (clothianidin, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam) went into effect a year ago on December 1, 2013. PHOTO:
2015 FarmSmart
A FULL LINE-UP of presenters has been confirmed for the 2015 FarmSmart and SoilSmart agricultural conferences.For a third year, a full-day event will precede the main FarmSmart conference. Following in the successful footsteps of CornSmart and
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A new use for residue
THERE ARE A multitude of uses for corn as an ingredient in a wide variety of foods and household products, livestock feed, and fuel. Much of the time, however, only the corn kernels are harvested for use, leaving corn stalk residue on the
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