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Corn School: Distinguishing tar spot from common rust

NOV 29

On this episode of the RealAgriculture Corn School, AlbertaTenuta explains that tar spot has made a rapid trek through the U.S. Midwest and into Michigan, but OMAFRA surveys, researchers, agronomists, and growers have yet ...

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Soybean School: Manage soybean cyst nematode to reduce risk of sudden death syndrome

OCT 27

Albert Tenuta, plant pathologist for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, joins RealAgriculture’s Bern Tobin for this episode of the Soybean School to have a post-harvest discussion on soybean cyst ...

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2019 ON grain corn ear mould & deoxynivalenol (DON) mycotoxin survey

OCT 27

OMAFRA field crop specialists in collaboration with Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) and members of the Ontario Agri-Business Association (OABA) have completed the annual Provincial corn ear mould and mycotoxin survey. Read ...

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Soybean School: Managing manganese deficiency

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Caution urged after soy disease found in MB

OCT 07

There’s no need to panic. Soybean cyst nematode, a parasitic worm, has officially arrived in Manitoba, but the world hasn’t ended for soybean growers in the province. Read more on the pest and its arrival from this Western...

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Tar spot comes to corn

SEP 21

If tar spot disease levels are so low, why are plant pathologists, chemical companies and university researchers so concerned about this disease? Find out from this Country Guide article.

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Researchers discover a way to eliminate almost all DON toxicity in corn

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Is corn earworm the next field crop pest for ON?

SEP 21

It is August when this article is being written so we do not know what potential impact corn earworm (CEW) could have on our grain corn crop until harvest. Read more on the pest and its potential for damage from this Field...

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Late blight in potatoes detected in Norfolk County

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Four cases of soybean cyst nematode found in southern MB

SEP 17

Manitoba Agriculture and Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers have confirmed soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is present in the province. Research conducted by Dr. Mario Tenuta and his team at the University of Manitoba found fou...

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Late season bean leaf beetle activity in soybeans

SEP 09

Bean leaf beetles (BLB) have reached the pod feeding threshold in some IP soybean fields this week. Despite the calendar date, both the beetles and soybeans are behind due to the delayed planting and slower accumulation of...

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Wet areas of ON at risk for gibberella infection in corn

AUG 18

Could 2019 be another ‘gibb’ year for corn growers? That’s a question RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson encounters almost daily. Find out his thoughts on the answer from this video at the link below.

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