AG Mental Health Resources

Farming is a stressful occupation at any time. However, recent world events have created significant pressures on farming operations and those who support them. While mental health has come a long way in recognition and over coming stigma, many still try to “go it alone”! While most of us are not trained in mental health, […]

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2022 Thames Valley Soil and Crop Projects

Directors in the Thames Valley Soil and Crop Region (Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford) have lead an effort to produce larger, more consistent datasets for the on-farm soil and crop projects that are conducted locally each year. One part of this push has been to post protocols for easier access and research consistency. Table 1 lists projects […]

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2022 Summer Employment Opportunity – Corn Agronomy Research and Extension Assistant

Organization:                         Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Division/Branch:                   Economic Development Division / Agriculture Development Branch Position Title:                        Corn Agronomy Research and Extension Assistant Job Term:                              Temporary for up to 14 weeks, beginning spring 2022 Salary:                                    $15.85 / hour, based on a 36.25 hour work week Office Location:                    Guelph, Ontario Contact:                                 Ben Rosser, ben.rosser@ontario.ca Get your […]

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2021 Corn Seasonal Summary

Corn field southwest of London showing stress and variability from excessive rainfall from late June through August.

Planting In March 2021 Statistics Canada estimated Ontario farmers intended to plant 2.2 million acres of grain corn, 3% higher than the 5-year (2016-2020) average seeded acres of 2.14 million acres (OMAFRA Crop Statistics). Spring 2021 provided a great start for planting. While April generally remained cool, lack of rainfall provided excellent soil conditions with […]

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Own a grain dryer? Help us out!

Wheat harvest is just beginning in Ontario, so it’s high time to make sure your grain storage and dryers are ready for this coming season! In our Ontario climate, grain dryers are an essential part of our production system, allowing us to grow longer-season crops and take advantage of yield benefits, while still being able […]

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Ontario Ag Conference 2021 – Benefits of Registration

OAgC21 – The Many Benefits with Registration! Full Access!  All 3 major Ontario conferences under one roof! “One Stop Shopping” for anyone who has attended Southwest Ag Conference, Eastern Ontario Crops Conference, and/or FarmSmart Ag Conference in the past. No winter travel required Offering loads of incredible content! 6 Live Sessions (3 on January 6th […]

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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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