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Factsheets

providing information relevant to Northern Ontario to help farmers be successful

Crop Management

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A cropping system that plants field corn under a biodegradable plastic to improve growing conditions for the crop early on in the growing season.

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A field management system that allows precision management of the variability that affects crops year to year. 

Forage Management

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A perennial, winter hardy, tap-rooted legume that has a high amount of protein in the above-ground parts of the plant.

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Cette légumineuse à raciness pivotantes, vivace et résistante au froid, contient une quantité importante de proteins dans la partie de la plante au-dessus de la surface du sol.

Horticulture Management

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A cold hardy berry with a sweet flavour that grows on a low bush plant and provides many health benefits when consumed.

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Petit fruit sucré resistant au froid qui pousse sur un plant peu élevé offrant plusieurs bienfaits pour la santé de ceux qui le consomment.

Livestock Management

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A housing system for dairy cattle that consists of a loose housing facility, where there are no stalls or partitions. These are usually bedded with wood shavings and the manure is composted in place and mechanically stirred on a regular basis.

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Agricultural Innovation

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A factsheet on the compaction of plastic using a basket compactor. This basket compactor is part of the Northern Ontario Agricultural Plastics Disposal Pilot Project