Category Archives: Fibre Crops

Understanding the Value of Fertilizers and Supplements for Specialty Crops

Growers of all crops are bombarded with advertisements and salespeople selling a wide range of fertilizers and supplements. For specialty crop growers there is added uncertainty given the limited research specific to these crops on all aspects of fertilization. As … Continue reading

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The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Operative (OBPC), Annual General Meeting (AGM)

On March 12, 2020, The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Operative (OBPC) will hold their annual general meeting at the Country Hertitage Park – Puslinch Hall (8560 Tremaine Rd., Milton) from 10:30am – 2:30pm. OBPC represents Ontario farmers who grow perennial biomass crops … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2020 Industrial Hemp Conference

I am sharing with you a conference announcement I just received. 2020 2nd Annual Industrial Hemp Conference Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 870 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 The University … Continue reading

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Report from the Ontario Biomass Producers Co-operative Annual General Meeting

The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-operative (OBPC) held their AGM on February 6, 2018.  The meeting was well attended, with representation from biomass growers, industry, academia and both the provincial and federal governments.  OBPC represents Ontario’s biomass producers, who grow switchgrass … Continue reading

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Switchgrass and Miscanthus Agronomy Basics Books Now Available

From Mahendra Thimmanagari, OMAFRA Bio-products Specialist The Ontario Biomass Producers Cooperative (OBPC)  have recently published two excellent production guides on switchgrass and miscanthus: SWITCHGRASS Agronomy 2016; and  MISCANTHUS  Agronomy 2016 These agronomy basics books provide a summary of research and practical knowledge about … Continue reading

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Hemp – It’s Growing!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Country Kitchen Dining Lounge, 2159 Ottawa Regional Road 31, Winchester, ON. from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. You are invited Source: Hemp – It’s Growing!

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