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Edible Bean School: Protecting yield & quality with fungicides

July 27, 2021

If ever there was a year for timely applications of fungicides on the Ontario edible bean crop, this year is it. The 2021 growing season is shaping up as an ideal year for white mould development, increasing the importance...

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Corn School: Managing silage quality in wet growing conditions

July 27, 2021

The rain has come, and the corn crop is advancing fast. The crop is between tassel and silking stages, and the concern now is how to manage the crop for silage production. Will disease have an impact on the feed quality? H...

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Corn School: Smoke, pollination, & silage quality

July 26, 2021

Sara Meidlinger joins Kara Oosterhuis for this Corn School episode to discuss silage quality, pollination, smoke effects, and more. Watch the full interview at the RealAgriculture.com link below.

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Corn School: Measuring the impact of fertility & strip till timing

July 18, 2021

When it comes to strip tilling, is it better to plant corn into fall strips or spring strips? Ben Rosser, corn lead with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, has been working on this question for a ...

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Wheat harvest update: drying costs outweigh risks of leaving the crop out

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The pros & cons of non-GM soybeans

July 11, 2021

Growing premium-priced, food-grade, non-genetically modified (GM) soybeans is a fit for some Manitoba farmers — but it’s not for everyone. There are important factors to consider, says Dennis Lange, Manitoba Agriculture an...

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Corn School: Fungicide timing & tank-mix strategies to protect yield & quality

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Wheat School: Fertilizer placement and long-term soil acidification

July 11, 2021

Nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization is an important step in seeding a wheat crop and getting it off to the right start. However, over time fertilizer placed at the same depth can cause soil acidification. Find out more o...

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Early wheat harvest opens window for double crop soybeans

July 11, 2021

Wheat harvest is 10 days earlier for many Ontario wheat growers, and that opens a window of opportunity to plant double crop soybeans. But that window will close quickly. Find out more on the double crop window from this R...

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Corn School: Helping plants fix nitrogen

July 11, 2021

What if corn, like soybeans, could fix its own nitrogen? It’s a question agronomist Dale Cowan and his team at AGRIS Co-operative are tackling this summer as they test a biological product that promises to help corn plants...

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Should nitrogen fertilizer be applied to “tile run” soybeans?

July 11, 2021

Welcome rains have turned to downpours in some parts of Ontario. In extreme cases, fields have received in excess of 12 inches of rain over a two week period. Excess moisture has resulted in a tremendous number of fields...

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The Agronomists: Albert Tenuta & Dave Hooker on corn & soybean disease management

July 04, 2021

Crop staging, lush and humid canopies, and field history all play a key role in disease development and suppression, and OMAFRA’s Albert Tenuta and University of Guelph-Ridgetown Campus’ Dave Hooker stress the importance o...

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