May 17, 2024

When to switch corn hybrids in a wet spring

Wet spring conditions across Ontario have some corn growers contemplating whether it’s time to switch hybrids and plant shorter season corn hybrids. Find out more on the topic from this RealAgriculture report.

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May 17, 2024

ON Corn Committee hybrid selector tool

The hybrid selector tool allows head-to-head comparisons of up to 4 hybrids across up to 4 years in the Ontario corn committee performance trials. The tool provides a summary of performance trial and economic returns of th...

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May 17, 2024

ON optimum corn N-rate estimator tool (“delta yield” tool)

The Ontario optimum corn N-rate estimator tool (also known as the “delta yield” tool) provides an end-of-season estimate of the most economic rate of N based on yields from a low-N (Field Crop News article.

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May 17, 2024

ON corn replant decision aid tool

The corn replant decision aid tool uses Ontario corn planting date and population data to provide guidance around the economics of corn replant decisions. Find a link to it in this Field Crop News article.

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May 17, 2024

ON corn nitrogen calculator

The Ontario Corn Nitrogen Calculator provides a recommendation for the most economical rate of nitrogen (N) for a corn field. Find a link to the calculator in this Field Crop News article along with more information on it.

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May 17, 2024

Effectively managing stripe rust in 2024

In 2024, stripe rust has appeared in Essex (Maidstone), Chatham-Kent (Tilbury) and Elgin (St. Thomas) counties as of the second week of May. The optimal temperatures for stripe rust development are 10-15°C with periods of ...

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May 17, 2024

ICE Close: Canola Ends Week with Gains

Canola futures were higher to end the week, with some support coming from rising crude oil prices which spilled over to support Chicago soyoil.

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May 17, 2024

Chicago Close: Wheat Weighed Down by Crop Tour Results

Wheat lost ground for the fourth consecutive session on Friday, with positive results from a crop tour through Kansas weighing on the market. Corn also suffered losses to end the week, while soybeans ended higher.

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May 17, 2024

Alberta Seeding of Major Crops About One-Third Complete

Despite significant precipitation in parts of the province last week, Alberta producers still had about one-third of major crops in the ground as of Tuesday.

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May 17, 2024

‘Important Share’ of Soy Production from Flood-Impacted Brazilian State to be Lost: USDA FAS

Unprecedented flooding in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul could take a hefty toll on country’s total expected 2023-24 soybean production, says a new report from the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FA...

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May 17, 2024

Ottawa Announces $9.6 Million for ASF Prevention, Preparedness

The federal government on Friday announced a multi-million dollar investment in African Swine Fever prevention and preparedness.

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May 16, 2024

ICE Close: Canola Creeps Higher on Planting Delays

Canola futures posted modest gains on Thursday, rising for the first time in three sessions.

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May 16, 2024

Chicago Close: Wheat Down for Third Straight Session

Wheat futures closed lower for the third straight session on Thursday. Corn also ended lower while soybeans were mixed.

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