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Are you managing soil vertically, too?

APR 14

Are you farming vertically? That’s a question Illinois-based agronomist Ken Ferrie believes every grower needs to ask when making soil and field management decisions. In this interview with RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin,...

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Wheat Pete's Word, April 10: Help for patchy wheat, maple syrup season, & pasture rejuvenation

APR 14

From the sweet, sweet taste of maple syrup, to the sad state of this Ontario wheat crop, this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word has something for just about everyone. Host Peter Johnson covers soil structure problems, patchy wheat ...

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Wheat School: Saving Ontario's 2019 wheat crop

APR 14

In this episode of RealAgriculture’s Wheat School, Peter Johnson offers tips on how to assess tough-looking winter wheat across Ontario and determine a management plan. He says the first thing to do is dig up plants and lo...

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Wheat Pete's Word: PGRs & more N, clover inoculant, sad Oct. wheat, & the black hole

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Soybean School: Should you plant soys before corn?

APR 05

On this edition of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) soybean specialist Horst Bohner explains why early-seeded soybeans can deliver up to a 10-bushel yield a...

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Wheat Pete's Word: Worms! Big soybean yields, cover crops & N tie-up, & resistant corn borers

MAR 30

This week’s Wheat Pete’s Word features some real neat and positive discussions, including some soil chat about the hard work earthworms can do on your behalf and on to super neat plant/bacteria/nutrient interplays. From th...

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Soybean School: 2018 lessons to remember this spring

MAR 29

In this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, University of Wisconsin-Madison soybean extension specialist Shaun Conley tells host Bernard Tobin that variety choice is still the most important management decision.

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ON Corn Committee hybrid DON testing in 2018

MAR 24

Although 2018 was very challenging to growers and the rest of the corn industry, it presented an opportunity to compare hybrids for DON accumulation across several locations of the Ontario Corn Performance Trials. The main...

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Fine-tuning nitrogen strategies on corn

MAR 22

With the use of high clearance fertilizer applicators, growers can split apply N in season up to the V13 corn growth stage (usually mid-July). The split application gives growers the opportunity to optimize N use and maxim...

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Floods shut nearly a sixth of U.S. ethanol production

MAR 22

Massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the nation’s ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota have been forced to shut down or scale back production follo...

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Assessing winter wheat stands for survival

MAR 22

Winter wheat can often be found to survive short freeze thaw events throughout the winter. However, there are concerns about crop damage and survivability, particularly in those fields that were planted late last fall and...

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