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WESTERN ONTARIO: Corn yields expectedly late, unexpectedly high

Posted on Dec 9th, 2019 by Jennifer Hannan

WESTERN ONTARIO: Corn yields expectedly late, unexpectedly high

TILLSONBURG - The Western Ontario corn crop was turning out better than anyone expected last month, with growers either marveling at an average or better than average and, in some cases, record yields.... 

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Sugar beet growers happy with average yield

Posted on Nov 26th, 2019 by Jennifer Hannan

Sugar beet growers happy with average yield

CHATHAM - Sugar beet yields were average this year, but since there was so much concern about the crop during the summer, an average year is awesome, said the chair of the Ontario Sugar Beet Growers’ Association (OSGA), a co-op for Ontario growers.... 

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Straw Moves Up in the World

Posted on Nov 11th, 2019 by Jennifer Hannan

Straw Moves Up in the World

The golden-stemmed bottom half of the wheat plant has always been the low-priced also-ran, compared to wheat kernels and hay. Over the past 15 or so years, wheat straw, along with the stems of other cereals, has played an increasing role in high quality dairy rations.... 

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