Should you spray your soybeans once or twice? In this episode of Real Agriculture Soybean School, OMAFRA weed specialist Mike Cowbrough takes a look at how one-pass and two-pass herbicide systems compare.
Not often do you hear of wheat outyielding corn, but that's the case in Real Agriculture's latest episode in the 'Real' Wheat Farmers series. Find out more on the big wheat yields from the full episode.
Canola futures finished stronger to end the week, pushed up by advances in vegetable oil markets, speculative buying and slow farmer selling.
Wheat closed mixed but corn and soybean futures managed gains on Friday.
Harvest operations are getting underway across Alberta, with a quicker-than-normal start thanks mainly to the dry South Region.
Canadian hog numbers are maintaining their upward trajectory.
Cautious Canadian cattle producers are continuing to lag their American counterparts in terms of herd expansion.
In this Real Agriculture video, OMAFRA weed specialist Mike Cowbrough takes a close look at the spring barley trials at the Elora Research Station and highlights the role variety choice can play in herbicide injury, including distorted awns and heads that contribute to 10 to 20 percent yield losses.
Most of the yellow patches in soybean fields in Western Canada and the northern U.S. have disappeared as the plants have recovered, or turned necrotic and died, but one of the big questions heading into harvest is: what toll did widespread issues with iron deficiency chlorosis (IDC) earlier in the season take on yields? Find out more on the answer and preventing these yellow spots from this Real Agriculture Soybean School.
Canola futures chalked up gains on Thursday, tracking advances in the U.S. soy complex and vegetable oil.