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Wheat School: Relay intercropping trials & tribulations

DEC 06

Will relay intercropping work in Ontario? For a second year, RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson has been keeping a close eye on relay intercropping trials planted in the province. Find out more on the system from thi...

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2019 cereals seasonal summary

DEC 06

The cool, wet spring in 2018 resulted in delayed soybean planting for many producers across the province. This ultimately had an impact on winter wheat seeding in the fall of 2018 as soybean harvest was also delayed due to...

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Soybean School: Driving yield with foliar fungicides & bigger beans

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2019 dry edible bean seasonal summary

NOV 30

Acreage of dry beans in 2019 increased approximately 20% over 2018 acreage, with notable growth in acres of white and adzuki beans. Read more on planting and growing conditions, insects and diseases, and harvest and yield ...

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Final neonic decision delayed until early 2020

NOV 29

Citing the need to review new research, Health Canada is delaying the final decision on outdoor uses of all three neonicotinoid insecticides, thiamethoxam, clothianidin, and imidacloprid. Read more on the decision from thi...

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Crops abandoned: Dropping crops from rotation not just about profitability

NOV 25

Cash may be king, but for farmers who stop growing a certain crop, the decision is not based on profitability alone. Read more on reasons for dropping a crop from this Real Agriculture article.

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Wheat Pete's Word, Nov 20: The economics of leaving corn out, propane shortages, & performance trial delays

NOV 25

In this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson tackles some of the biggest questions stemming from a late harvest, the pros and cons of leaving crops out to overwinter, and navigating crop insurance.

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Corn School: Consider soil productivity when selecting hybrids

NOV 25

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Matt Chapple offers insight on questions growers should be asking their seed retailer when making hybrid selections for 2020.

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Storing wet corn safely

NOV 25

Many grain farmers may have questions about storing and drying corn this year, with recent propane shortages and a lot of wet corn still in the field. Wet corn can be safely stored for short periods of time, depending on ...

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Canola seasonal summary 2019

NOV 25

Spring canola acreage in Ontario declined 25 per cent in 2019 compared to the previous year. Read more on this crop including planting and development, insects and diseases, and quality and yield from this Field Crop News...

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What's a worm worth?

NOV 25

Earthworms have been shown to improve soil structure (increasing stability and reducing runoff), mineralize and stabilize organic matter, increase nutrient availability, and even affect plant health by inducing the product...

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