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Net farm income plummets

JUN 11

According to the report, net farm incomes in Canada took a troubling nosedive in 2018, thanks to rising production costs, reduced program payments and relatively flat revenues from the sale of agricultural crops and livest...

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Crop insurance extends some planting deadlines in ON: What you need to know

JUN 11

For a large part of the corn growing area of Ontario the deadline to plant corn is fast approaching, however Agricorp — the crop insurance vehicle in the province — has announced several extensions and exceptions for the 2...

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Corn School: Helping seedlings survive cement-like soils

JUN 11

In this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Peter Johnson and Bernard Tobin travel across planted cornfields to provide a snapshot of what growers are facing and offer tips on how they can help their crop win the war...

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Keeping compaction at bay in 2019!

JUN 08

Any soil compaction article you read always starts with a statement about patience and waiting until the soil is “fit”! A major penalty for not doing so is compaction, resulting in lower yields, not only this year but some...

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Cool weather challenging PEI potato growers

JUN 01

Cool, below normal temperatures in Prince Edward Island have set back the potato harvest for some producers. Ryan Barrett, lead agronomist with the PEI Potato Board says as of Friday, May 25, roughly five to six per cent o...

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Soybean School: Planting strategies for June soybeans

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It's decision time — making the most of June-planted corn & soys

JUN 01

It’s decision time for many Ontario farmers. As wet, cool weather maintains its grip on the province, do you listen to the markets and plant corn, or is it too late? Find out tips for June planting of corn and soybeans fr...

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Net farm incomes drop by 45 percent in 2018

JUN 01

Net incomes on Canadian farms dropped by a whopping 45 percent in 2018, the largest annual percentage decrease since 2006, according to Statistics Canada. Read more on the declines from this Western Producer article.

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U.S. corn yields faces trend line challenge with low planting progress

MAY 28

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) planting progress report dated May 28, 2019, U.S. growers are only 58 per cent complete planting corn. Read more on this progress from this Real Agriculture r...

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Don't panic, but it's time to swap out corn hybrids

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Wheat School: Late nitrogen pays — even in tough-looking winter wheat

MAY 26

If you grow winter wheat in Ontario, chances are wet weather chased you out of the field this spring before you applied nitrogen. Find out more on the implications of missed nitrogen applications from Peter Johnson in this...

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Wheat School: What to do with wimpy winter wheat

MAY 26

Ontario is dotted with fields of “wimpy wheat.” That’s what RealAgriculture agronomist, Peter Johnson is calling late-emerging, thin, spindly winter wheat that lacks vigour and did not tiller. In this episode of RealAgricu...

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Making a switch? Shorter-season corn will pay better than soys

MAY 25

As wet planting conditions persist across Ontario, many growers have switching on their mind: should they switch to shorter-season corn hybrids or even leave corn in the bag and plant soybeans? Find out from this Real Agri...

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