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Waterhemp: biology & control

July 10, 2020

Check out this Field Crop News article for biology and control of waterhemp.

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Spidermites are thriving in 2020

July 10, 2020

Reports have already come in of a few soybean fields that have reached threshold and need to be sprayed this week for spider mites. This hot, dry weather at the start of wheat harvest is the perfect scenario for significan...

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Soybean School: Dry weather brings spider mites & aphids

July 04, 2020

As the calendar turns to July and hot, dry conditions persist, soybean growers need to be on the lookout for both spider mites and aphids in their crops, says Ontario Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs field entomologist ...

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How to upload western bean cutworm trap counts

June 22, 2020

For detailed instructions on how to upload your Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) trap counts to the Great Lakes and Maritimes Pest Monitoring Network, please check out the 5 minute video in this Field Crop News article.

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True armyworm & cereal leaf beetle in cereals

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Wheat School: Think about beneficials when controlling aphids at T3 timing

June 07, 2020

It’s time for T3 fungicides to control fusarium head blight in Ontario’s winter wheat, but growers may also have another troublemaker in the cereal crop that they’ll need to tackle this time of year. There have been growin...

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Disease management in winter & spring cereals

June 05, 2020Read Article

Flea beetle in spring canola: Monitor, identify fields at risk & consider the weather

May 29, 2020

Canola producers are likely familiar with flea beetle and have an understanding of how to manage them. Many are reporting flea beetle feeding this spring. A few resources have been brought together in this Field Crop News...

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Disease considerations for a late & wet spring

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ON cereal leaf beetle survey

May 18, 2020

Cereal Leaf Beetle (CLB) is an important pest in cereal crop production feeding on wheat, oats, barley, corn, forages and grassy weeds. Find out more on the pest and a survey link if you happen to find the pest in one of y...

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Soybean & corn disease threats in Eastern Canada

May 11, 2020

Another crop season is upon us and certain disease threats stand out in soybeans and corn in Eastern Canada. Growers will need to use all their experience, best management practices and new tools to successfully combat dis...

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Global grain stocks offer false sense of food security

April 19, 2020

Food security is coming to the fore in this COVID-19 world and there are signs that supply chains are beginning to buckle under the strain. Stocks of grains globally are more than adequate to buffer these supply chain inte...

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