Seeding/Planting

PEI farmer shows public how potatoes are planted June 2016

A P.E.I. potato farmer has taken to social media to show people what exactly he does for a living. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Crop Condition Assessment Program June 2016

As of May 29, crop development was much lower than normal across Atlantic Canada, Quebec and most of Ontario. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario field crop report: May 27 May 2016

Corn planting is nearly complete in Ontario, and soybean planting isn't far behind. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. potato planting ahead of last year May 2016

Prince Edward Island potato growers got a bit of a head start to planting this year. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario grain farmer inputs estimated at more than $1 billion May 2016

Farmers across the province have invested $1.25 billion on inputs for this season’s grain crops. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario field crop report: May 19 May 2016

Canola acreage is up in southern Ontario and spring cereals are off to a good start. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. farmers prepare for loss of McCain's May 2016

Potato farmers across P.E.I. are busy planting this year's crop, but those who used to sell to McCain Foods have added worry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Moving farm equipment safely

Spring signals the return of farm equipment on public roads. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario field crop report: May 13 May 2016

Corn planting varies across the province, and many growers have not yet planted soybeans, according to the latest field crop report from OMAFRA. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. planting in full swing May 2016

About 10 per cent of Prince Edward Island's potato crop is already in the ground. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cold, wet spring leaves farmers waiting to plant May 2016

Another soggy spring is keeping Essex County farmers out of their fields and their tractors in their barns Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario field crop report: May 5 May 2016

Spring cereal planting is almost complete, and corn planting is at between 10 and 15 per cent of intended acreage. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario potato crop update May 2016

The early-planted potato crop in the Leamington area is sprouting nicely with strong, healthy sprouts. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario field crop report: April 27 May 2016

The majority of Ontario's winter wheat has received nitrogen (N) applications. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario field crop report: April 22 April 2016

Some farmers have begun planting a small acreage of corn, but most of the planting that occured this week was to test out equipment, according to this week's field crop report. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Principal field crop report April 2016

Canadian farmers intend to plant more barley and corn for grain in 2016 than in 2015, but smaller areas of wheat, canola, soybeans and oats. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Wide rows for soybeans April 2016

Planting soybeans in wide rows comes with plenty of advantages: producers can use a single piece of equipment for planting corn and soybeans. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New research confirms fuel savings from tracks on pulled equipment March 2016

Much of the tracks-versus-wheels debate on farms has focused on compaction and the ability to drive in wet conditions, but what about differences in fuel consumption? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Early planting could bring higher yields March 2016

A relatively mild winter followed by a quick warm-up in the spring could spell an early planting season for area farmers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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