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Rating roots for corn rootworm injury

January 14, 2022

In this video report from Ontario Diagnostic Days 2021, University of Guelph research scientist Jocelyn Smith helps growers understand corn rootworm’s life cycle and how to rate corn roots for rootworm injury. Find a link ...

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Waterhemp control strategies for ON

January 06, 2022

When glyphosate-resistant waterhemp was first discovered in Lambton County in 2014, University of Guelph weed scientist Peter Sikkema never imagined the course the weed would take across Ontario, or the speed it would trav...

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Yeast tricks potato pest into committing suicide

November 02, 2021

Renaissance BioScience’s yeast-based RNA interference technology produces and delivers double-stranded RNA that specifically targets essential gene functions in Colorado potato beetles, tricking the pests into killing them...

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Yellow soybeans caused by phytophthora

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Corn School: Inside the tar spot management toolbox

October 18, 2021

Tar spot is taking a bite out of yields in some Ontario corn fields but there is hope that growers will have effective tools to manage the leaf disease. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Bernard Tobin visit...

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Soybean School: Unused soil nitrate could affect soybean nodulation in '22

October 10, 2021

High soil nitrate levels can pose a problem for next year’s soybean crop, as they can prevent nodulation from happening which could prove a problem later in the season. Plus, it could result in efficient use residual nutri...

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Palmer amaranth discovered in MB

September 28, 2021Read Article

Corn School: Tag-team weed control with tillage & pre-emerge herbicide

September 21, 2021

Perennials and winter annuals like dandelions, shepherd’s purse, and even chickweed can be tough to control at the best of times. So, what can make a perennial and winter annual weed control strategy more effective in corn...

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Fall armyworm alert – Forages, corn, cereals & others at risk

September 05, 2021Read Article

Monitoring for pollen beetle in canola

August 18, 2021

The major canola insect Brassicogethes viridescens, or the pollen beetle, is of growing concern in Canada as it has the potential to significantly impact yield from canola crops. The pollen beetle is a known canola pest in...

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Western bean cutworm trap catch results as of Aug 3rd

August 08, 2021

Based on WBC trap counts, peak flight likely took place over the last 7 days. Comparing this year to previous years, it lands in the same week we have experienced peak flight since 2018. Tracey Baute explains more in this ...

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Soybean School: Building canopy for white mould control

July 26, 2021

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, plant pathologist Albert Tenuta discusses best practices to help mange the yield-robbing disease, including cano...

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