The Middlesex County Agricultural Hall of Fame is honouring seven people with an induction for 2022. One of those deserving people is Mr. Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, resident agronomist of RealAgriculture, long-serving extension advocate, and host of Wheat Pete’s Word, now in its eighth year. For 2022, Johnson’s fellow inductees include: Craig & Moira Connell, Syd & Jeanne Greenberg,… Read More

Water hardness is a factor that needs to be considered when spraying, especially when it comes to glyphosate. The high amount of dissolved calcium and magnesium in hard water will tie up weak acid salts such as glyphosate, making it ineffective at killing weeds, and potentially increasing the risk of weeds developing herbicide resistance, explains Kim… Read More

G3 is helping train and equip rural Ontario fire departments for grain entrapment rescues through sponsorship of the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) BeGrainSafe program This month, G3 is funding training and donating specialized grain rescue equipment to the Georgina Fire and Rescue Service. Georgina is one of many southern Ontario farming communities served by G3’s… Read More

After serving seven years as the chief executive offices with the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association, Ryder Lee is set to return to the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) as general manager, as of September 1, 2022. Lee held the post from November 2005 to 2015. CCA executive vice president Dennis Laycraft, says, “Ryder brings an exceptional range… Read More

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is out with its June World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. There were no major surprises in the report, but markets saw another sell-off following its release. After a number of rain instances in some of the wheat growing zones, the outlook for wheat this month… Read More

 

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