In this edition - November 2, 2018

Are you covered for DON grain corn?

With vomitoxin (DON) in Ontario grain corn on the rise this year, many growers are concerned about production insurance coverage.


CPTPP implementation legislation receives royal assent

Federal legislation implementing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership received royal assent today, moving Canada closer to becoming the sixth country to implement the trade deal.


Breathing easy: preventing farmer’s lung

It’s been quite the fall. Snow, rain, and sleet have wreaked havoc on harvest throughout the region. Although great for soil recharge, all this moisture is not so great for crops still waiting to be harvested. The result is that some farmers have had to put away crops wet and when this happens, so does the likelihood of mould and the likelihood to exposure to mouldy crop dust.


Allison Finnamore

Based on the East Coast, Allison Finnamore has spent over 25 years as a freelance agricultural journalist, farm-to-business communications consultant and writer throughout North America. She’s been the editor of FCC Express since 2008.

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