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Corn School: Ground vs aerial fungicide application

May 29, 2020

Should you go ground or air? That’s the question many growers struggle with as they try to determine the best method of applying disease-fighting fungicide to their growing corn crops. On this episode of RealAgriculture Co...

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Potato production & processing predicaments

May 29, 2020

Late last year we saw a shortage of potatoes due to a late, wet harvest. As of May 2020, the situation is quite the opposite, as the repercussions of COVID-19 and restaurant shut-downs have created a surplus of potatoes. F...

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Corn replant decisions loom as extreme weather bakes ON soils

May 29, 2020

It’s been a crazy May for corn growers in Ontario. The weather has gone from cold rain and snow on May 10 to extreme heat two weeks later. That’s turned many super fit soils, which enticed growers to plant early, into rock...

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Canada's Outdoor Farm Show won't be "in-person" this year

May 29, 2020

Add Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to the list of events that will not be taking place in-person this year. Organizers for the Glacier FarmMedia-owned event said they are not moving forward with an in-person show this year due...

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Weed control can handle the cold

May 18, 2020

What effect will extreme cold temperatures have on early-season weed control? That’s a question University of Guelph, Ridgetown College weed scientist Dr. Peter Sikkema has been hearing a lot lately. Find out more on the t...

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Early season soybean management LIVE! with Horst Bohner

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Corn School: Emerging seeds need CHUs

May 18, 2020

How many crop heat units (CHU) does corn need to emerge? That’s a question many growers are asking as their corn seed shivers through the cold spring 2020 growing conditions. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn Schoo...

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Soybean School: Growing soys for dairy forage

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Is this wheat going to freeze?

May 10, 2020

It is COLD! There are lots of questions right now about how low nighttime temperatures in the forecast might impact Ontario’s awesome wheat crop. Freeze injury depends on many factors, but most importantly is the stage of ...

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How will the cold temperatures effect cereal crops?

May 10, 2020

With temperatures dipping below zero in various parts of the province last night and continued cold temperatures forecasted into the weekend, many are wondering what effect this will have on cereal crops. Find out from thi...

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Corn School: Seedbed prep for silage success

May 06, 2020

When it comes to planting corn, getting that seedbed prepped is imperative to ensuring a steady start — whether you are growing silage or grain corn. As is described in this Corn School episode, there are other aspects of ...

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