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Potato growers increase acres in MB, AB

JUL 21

Manitoba potato growers seeded 6,000 more acres than 2018 and Alberta acres are up 5,500 acres compared to last year, based on data from a July 17 United Potato Growers of Canada report. Read more on the acreage changes fr...

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Wheat School: Growing wheat the 'Kiwi' way

JUL 21

New Zealand doesn’t share a lot in common with Canada, however, when it comes to growing high-yielding wheat Kiwi growers do count on similar management practices to put big-bushel wheat crops in the bin. Find out more on ...

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Soybean School: Planting into a cereal rye cover crop

JUL 21

Soybean growers looking for cover crops that can deliver soil health benefits and weed suppression without a yield hit may want to consider planting into cereal rye. Find out more on the practice from this Real Agriculture...

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New Syngenta fungicide to cover full range of crops

JUL 21

Farmers across Canada will have five new fungicides in their disease management toolbox in 2020. Syngenta Canada rolled out Miravis, a new fungicide umbrella brand that will offer five new products growers can use to fig...

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Wheat School: Setting up for winter wheat planting success

JUL 14

Ontario’s unplanted acres hold the potential for outstanding 2020 winter wheat yields, but growers will have to manage disease risks while planting early to turn that potential into profit, says RealAgriculture agronomist ...

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Wheat School: Harvesting highly variable winter wheat

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Soybean management

JUL 14

The spring of 2019 was unprecedented in Ontario. Cool temperatures and constant rainfall delayed planting of much of the crop. Most soybeans were planted in June and for some growers it was July. Read more on insect, dise...

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Grain Farmers of Ontario project set to expand European possibilities of ON crops

JUL 14

Grain Farmers of Ontario has announced a year-long project to expand Ontario grain and oilseed exports to the European Union. The project is funded in part by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Read more on the project...

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Feds give more than $13M to grain, oilseed sectors for market development

JUL 14

Agriculture and Agri-food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau announced more than $13 million will be used for various projects that will “help to strengthen, diversify and grow Canada’s grains and oilseeds exports.” Find out mo...

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Cover crop options for unseeded fields

JUL 06

For unseeded fields, the key benefits of cover crops are weed suppression, soil protection from sun and rain, and building organic matter. They can also be source of forage and bedding. When selecting a cover crop consider...

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Three strategies for managing ON's unseeded acres

JUL 05

In this Real Agriculture video, OMAFRA weed management specialist Mike Cowbrough says how to tackle unseeded acres depends on where you farm in the province and what your cropping plans are for this fall and next spring.

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Nitrogen status in 2019 corn fields

JUL 05

The overall average PSNT value from the 2019 survey was 9 ppm. This is below the long-term average of 12 ppm from the previous 8 surveys (2011-2018), suggesting lower than normal or delayed mineralization in 2019. Read mor...

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Why is my corn purple or yellow?

JUL 05

It’s been a challenging growing season to date in Ontario, and the rough conditions in May and June are showing up in corn rows. Got funky-coloured corn? The cause all comes down to root growth. Find out more on the cause...

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