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Corn School: Beat the stock market – invest in weed control

FEB 09

On our latest RealAgriculture Corn School episode, Peter Sikkema notes that corn is very sensitive to weed interference and can typically lose up to 51 per cent of yield if weeds are not controlled.

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Spray experts say knowledge of inversions could prevent drift events

FEB 01

Tom Wolf, spray guru at Sprayers 101 and Dr. Jim Wilson join RealAg Radio host, Shaun Haney, to discuss temperature inversions: What they are, and why a producer should be concerned about inversions when they move their sp...

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Less disease = more yield

JAN 18

On fields with clubroot, Bruce Gossen thinks there would be a 10 percent yield boost from just reducing disease pressure. When combined with a longer break between canola, the yield benefit could be much larger. These are ...

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Corn School: Be on alert for tar spot, a new leaf disease

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Corn School: DON management strategy for 2019

JAN 11

Like growers, crop plant pathologist Albert Tenuta is hoping not to see a repeat of the DON epidemic, and has three key management recommendations for 2019. He shares these tips on this episode of RealAgriculture Corn Scho...

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Corn School: Taking the bite out of thrips

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Corn School: Destroying mouldy corn & managing volunteers

DEC 02

In this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, our resident agronomist Peter Johnson looks at the best management options for growers, and offers tips on how avoid excessive volunteers.

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9 factors that contributed to this mess of a corn crop

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Corn School: Hideous cobs? It could be boron deficiency

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What do you do with a problem like this corn crop?

NOV 04

Did you corn crop dress up as a high yielding, but also high mycotoxin-infused monster? Peter Johnson has got the latest and not-so-greatest on harvest management, storage, and thoughts on planning for next year in this Re...

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Resistance Management School: Watch out for waterhemp

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Corn School: Managing vomitoxin in the field & the silo

OCT 28

In this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Peter Johnson discusses Ontario’s recent Grain Corn Ear Mould and Vomitoxin (DON) Survey, and notes that some samples coming off the combine have tested as high as 37 parts...

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Heavily diseased corn crop has farmers wondering how to market tonnage

OCT 21

The 2018 growing season has thrown Ontario farmers more than a few curve balls, including severe drought, but this latest at harvest is likely the toughest to manage. Find out more on dealing with heavily diseased corn fro...

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