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Neonictinoid Regulations To Proceed As Planned

On October 23rd 2015, The Ontario Superior Court denied Grain Farmers of Ontario’s request for a  stay interpretation on the seed treatment regulations passed into law July 1st, 2015. The Grain Farmers of Ontario first brought the issue to court on September 28th, 2015. This was to delay the implementation of this law as the…

Fortenza Seed Treatment

The new laws and regulations with the sales and use of Neonicotinoid treated seeds have had an effect on many seed companies in Ontario. The ruling requirements on the use of Class 12 pesticides will perhaps have a drastic change on the sales of theses treated seeds. The demand for protected seed is still high…

IPM COURSE FOR CORN AND SOYBEANS OFFERED ACROSS ONTARIO

The University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus will be offering the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Course for Corn and Soybeans starting in early November 2015.   For the 2017 growing season, starting August 31, 2016, anyone needing to buy and use neonicotinoid- treated corn or soybean seed must complete integrated pest management training and become certified,…

Soil Sampling

Updated by: Dr. Art Shaafsma from The University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus,   Wireworms were active last week so it would be a good idea to get the baits out ASAP if you want to exceed the 50% neonic rules.   Baits work better for wireworm than digging, but while you install baits and find the…

Acceleron® Seed Treatment Technology

Getting your soybeans off to a strong start with Acceleron® Seed Treatment Products is the best way to help protect the benefits of your elite seed. They are the only seed treatments selected specifically to help maximize the performance potential of Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans. With multiple treatment options and exclusive combinations of…

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

As our nation’s premier outdoor agricultural showcase, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show offers “one stop shopping” for farmers and highlights the most innovative and technologically advanced agricultural products and services available. SEPTEMBER 15, 16, 17, 2015 8:30 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. CANADA’S OUTDOOR PARK, WOODSTOCK, ONTARIO Approximately two hour drive west of Toronto in the heart of…