Precision Ag Advancement for Ontario

image of the interactive story map showcasing the results of the precision agriculture advancement for Ontario project

NEW TOOL FOR UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH RESULTS FROM THE 2016 and 2017 growing seasons in the Precision Agriculture Advancement for Ontario project can now be found through an interactive story map available online at http://bit.ly/2wIVgGq. The story map can show multiple layers of data for each field, including elevation, soil conductivity, yield, target N rate, soil […]

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Be Aware – Light Right

  Ian McDonald, OMAFRA Crop Innovation Specialist James Dyck, OMAFRA Engineer – Field Crop Conditioning & Environment Jacqui Empson Laporte, OMAFRA Environmental Specialist Terrence Sauve, OMAFRA Engineer – Farmstead Optimization & Safety Farm equipment today is larger and can travel faster than ever before. Farms have also grown bigger, spread across fields that can be […]

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Common Questions Related to Dealing with Sulphur Deficiency Symptoms in Winter Wheat

This article was written by Joanna Follings, OMAFRA Cereal Specialist and Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA Weed Specialist-Field Crops Q: Can I mix ammonium thiosulphate (ATS) with herbicides and fungicides to address sulphur deficiency symptoms or should I apply it separately with streamer nozzles? A: With reductions in atmospheric sulphur deposits, Ontario research has found significant sulphur […]

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2019 Summer Jobs – Student Field Crop Assistant – Corn Agronomy and Nutrient Management

Job Term:                              Temporary for 16 weeks, beginning spring 2019 Salary:                                    $14.85 / hour, based on a 36.25 hour work week Job Ad Closing Date:         Friday, March 29, 2019 Available Positions/Locations: Position Focus Location Contact Person Corn Agronomy and Nutrient Management Guelph Ben Rosser and  Christine Brown   Are you serious about making […]

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2019 Summer Jobs – Student Field Crop Assistant

Job Term:                              Temporary for 16 weeks, beginning spring 2019 Salary:                                    $14.85 / hour, based on a 36.25 hour work week Job Ad Closing Date:         Friday, March 8, 2019 Available Positions/Locations: Position Focus Location Contact Person Field Crop Pathology Ridgetown Albert Tenuta Soil Management Ridgetown Adam Hayes Field Crop Entomology Ridgetown Tracey […]

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