Ontario Grain Farmer
The magazine of Grain Farmers of Ontario
APRIL/MAY 2017
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Sustainability goals
Michael Buttenham
Call before you cut
Lois Harris
Hunting on farmland
Treena Hein
A modern renewable fuel standard
Rachel Telford
Grains in Action
Maegan MacKimmie
How do you know what works - and what doesn't
Joey Sabljic
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Erin Calhoun
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Agricultural research drives improved production practices, improved inputs and innovative new uses for grain in Ontario. Check out the Research section of the magazine to learn about the latest agricultural research and how it could impact your farm.


Experiences from the Field
By: Joey Sabljic
March 2017

PAST ARTICLES IN our Understanding Precision Agriculture series have focused on the main pieces — data collection, management zone creation, and Read More
Managing resistance
By: Erin Calhoun
March 2017

THE INCREASE IN herbicide-resistant weeds and the need for weed control is an ongoing challenge for both farmers and crop protection companies, Read More
Soyagen
By: Tony Palermo
February 2017

SOYBEANS ARE A rapidly growing, multipurpose crop whose seeds are an extremely valuable source of both protein and oil. From an environmental point Read More
Mitigating mycotoxins
By: Erin Calhoun
February 2017

MYCOTOXINS ARE TOXIC chemicals produced by fungi that infect crops. Some of the mycotoxins most commonly found in grain include Aflatoxin, Read More
A perfect prescription for every acre?
By: Joey Sabljic
February 2017

DOES THAT ONE “perfect” seed and nutrient prescription exist for every acre on a grower’s field? And could it be just a matter of dialing in that Read More
A regional approach
By: Jeanine Moyer
February 2017

ONTARIO SOYBEAN GROWERS have a pretty good handle on soybean diseases — the biggest threats, diseases to watch for and field management practices. Read More
Developing local barley
By: Owen Roberts
February 2017

MOST PEOPLE DRIVEN to buy local food and beverages have clear expectations. They figure the ingredients in the products they’re purchasing will be Read More
Bacteria control of disease
By: Treena Hein
February 2017

SEVERAL TYPES OF bacteria are the focus of ground-breaking new Fusarium research here in Ontario. PHOTO: BACTERIA M6.Professor Manish Read More
Hybrid wheat
By: Maegan MacKimmie
February 2017

“CREATING VALUE FOR the wheat industry” — this is the goal Syngenta plans to achieve with hybrid wheat. The integrated crop solutions company Read More
Productivity, profitability and resilience
By: Lois Harris
February 2017

NEW HIGH TECH monitors will help take the guesswork out of best management practices for grain crops as they relate to soil health in a Read More
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