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Target optimum planting date for winter wheat

SEP 17

As we saw with the 2019 winter wheat crop, if winter wheat is planted late and if conditions are not fit, there is a greater risk of winter survival issues. Read more on target optimum planting dates from this Farmtario ar...

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Adzuki beans showing growth in ON

SEP 17

Adzuki beans are a growing crop in Ontario, jumping from 7,700 acres in 2017 to almost 20,000 acres in 2019. The beans, which are mostly sold to Japanese markets, have performed well for Ontario growers the past couple of ...

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September WASDE puts spotlight on corn, soybean crop

SEP 17

September’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report showed little movement in field crop production estimates, but highlighted fluctuations in corn and soybeans. Hear the full breakdown of the Septemb...

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Hope for ON's harvest at the mercy of Mother Nature

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Strip tillage gains traction in ON

SEP 17

Ontario farmers have been strip tilling for almost two decades, but the soil conservation tillage method appears to be gathering momentum across the province. Find out more on strip tillage from this Real Agriculture repor...

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Model-based estimates shift field crop production numbers

SEP 17

Statistic Canada is out with its Principal Field Crop Estimates for the month of August, and the model-based analysis paints a bit of a different picture than the July report. Read more on the estimates from this Real Agri...

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Soybean School: Exploring growth differences between MB & ON

SEP 09

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Black layer countdown: Can we go frost-free until late October?

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Corn School: Developing a better DON test

AUG 31

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, University of Guelph's Dave Hooker and Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs pathologist Albert Tenuta discuss plans to field test a new and improved DON ...

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Soybean School: Why August rain makes soybean yield

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Glyphosate a no-go on dry beans this fall

AUG 31

It’s not a safety issue, it’s a market access issue, but the outcome is the same: farmers in Ontario are being told that a pre-harvest application of glyphosate on dry beans is no-go this season. Find out more on this mess...

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Corn School: Tiller development an indication of healthy fertility

AUG 31

Tillering corn may not offer the picturesque vision of a picket fence crop, but it isn’t all bad. Alana Serhan, market development agronomist with PRIDE Seeds, says it’s both a positive and a negative to see tillering. Fi...

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Major crop production estimates down due to challenging weather: Statistics Canada

AUG 31

Weather continues to be the main cause of concern for farmers across Canada. Statistics Canada’s Production of Principal Field Crops report is out for the month of July, and due to either wet and cold weather in the east, ...

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