Ontario

Precision control systems are becoming more common on farms today and variable rate fertilizer application is becoming one of the most widely adopted options for management of fertilizer application rates while avoiding runoff from over application. Is this technology right for everyone? Not necessarily. Studies have shown smaller, relatively flat fields with a uniform soil type often have a consistent...
Josh Buehlow and his Paul father grow corn and soybeans on roughly 2,200 acres in rolling hills in Southwestern Ontario near the town of Ayr. Efficiency is a big deal for the Buehlow's as they work to get the most out of their time and equipment. Roughly a decade ago, the Buehlow's used a Salford RTS vertical tillage tool to...
Vermeer announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with BRON that gives the manufacturer of utility track plows and plow attachments the right to sell its products through Vermeer industrial dealers worldwide. The agreement establishes Vermeer dealerships as the exclusive distributor for two of BRON’s tracked utility plows in the 200-HP (149 kW) and 300-HP (224 kW) class and...
VanQuaethem Farms is located in Southwestern Ontario, just a short drive from the North Shore of Lake Erie. The countryside throughout Southwestern Ontario is dotted with vibrant small towns. In many areas, including near the VanQuaethem’s farm, fields are often broken into irregularly shaped parcels by forests and meandering streams that head toward the Great Lakes. Curtis and Joe VanQuaethem...
The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $7.9 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help farmers improve their business operations and bring more safe, high-quality foods to markets. This funding will support more than 670 projects across Ontario for eligible farmers and agri-food businesses. “On-farm enhancements are essential to the sustainability and continuous improvement of the...
Funding will improve food safety and productivity The Governments of Canada and Ontario are providing more than $5.4 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help food processing businesses improve food safety, increase labour productivity and enable better access to markets. These strategic investments will support more than 75 projects across Ontario and strengthen the province’s crucial agri-food supply chain. Neil...
Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, Editor-in-Chief, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology and Professor, School of Environmental Sciences University of Guelph, has been appointed as Director of the North American regional chapter of the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI). Dr Wagner-Riddle will be joining the INI North American Chapter with Dr. Peter Groffman, Microbial Ecologist | Ph.D., 1984, the University of Georgia who was...
New addition to USA distribution channel will serve Kansas and Western Missouri Screening and crushing industry leader McCloskey International has welcomed equipment dealer Berry Tractor to its global network of distributors.  The company will serve the Kansas and Western Missouri markets in the United States. Berry Tractor & Equipment was founded in 1957 and is a division of Berry Companies, Inc....
Faster, reliable internet will create jobs and opportunities in rural and remote Ontario Ontario is delivering on its commitment to create even more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the province through an improved, modern broadband network in Southwestern Ontario. The province announced that Brooke Telecom has been contracted to bring reliable internet to Lambton...
The dealership will soon offer more CLAAS products and an expanded facility under the name GJ's Harvest Centre Inc. Claas dealership GJ's Farm Equipment has announced several changes to their southwest Ontario location. The full service dealership will be changing their name to "GJ's Harvest Centre Inc." and will expand their Claas business focus. To accommodate the growth targets, GJ's...