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Making the most of frost-damaged corn silage

OCT 13

Late planting dates, low Crop Heat Unit (CHU) accumulations, and early frost may result in situations where corn is killed by frost before it reaches the normal stage of maturity and moisture for silage. Read more on makin...

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Wheat Pete's Word, Oct. 9: Corn shanks, terminating cover crops, & maxed out seeding rates

OCT 09

On this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word, Peter Johnson covers some key cover crop questions, why wheat seed rates might at max right now, and there’s some gibberella out there that needs attention.

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Corn School: How does strip till impact your soil test?

OCT 09

On this edition of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) corn lead Ben Rosser offers soil testing tips growers can use to get the best soil nutrient reading on thos...

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Wheat School: Planting strategies for a late soybean harvest

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Wheat Pete's Word: Snowed-on harvests, high moisture corn, chicken manure, & fall herbicide options

OCT 07

For Ontario, soybean harvest is late but rolling, and that means the questions about winter wheat seeding are also rolling in to Wheat Pete’s Word host, Peter Johnson’s mailbox! From when to bump seeding rates, to why skip...

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Cavendish opens doors on new AB potato processing plant

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Pre-harvest herbicide options in canola; Managing re-growth

OCT 07

Spring canola harvest is not yet complete, with a majority of the crop still standing in northern regions. Producers are now reporting that canola is re-growing and quite green in the lower canopy. Pre-harvest herbicide ap...

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Made-in-ON yield monitor now available for dry bean combines

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Soybean School: Lower populations pack yield potential

SEP 29

In Ontario, 120,000 soybean plants per acre is a common target to maximize yield. But some of today’s modern soybean genetics can deliver much higher yields when planted at lower populations in high-yield environments. On ...

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Inside Fusarium head blight testing in ON winter wheat

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Will my late planted corn mature prior to a frost?

SEP 28

Spring of 2019 was clearly frustrating to be a corn grower. Frequent rains and cool weather delayed planting for large parts of Ontario. How much time can we expect to have before a killing frost? Because we don’t know whe...

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A strategy for killing cover crops with tillage

SEP 21

Farmers looking to incorporate cover crops into rotation are often left with the issue of terminating the crop. Is spraying enough? If you need to work the ground, what’s the best option? To tackle that question, Ontario f...

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Corn School: Helping ON's crop find the finish line

SEP 21

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Bernard Tobin and PRIDE Seeds market agronomist Matt Chapple look at how crop maturity is tracking in southwestern Ontario.

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