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Soybean School: Managing manganese deficiency

OCT 13

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, AGRIS Co-operative agronomist Dale Cowan explains why manganese is often unavailable in the soil and offers tips on how growers can identify plants and fields suffering ...

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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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Diagnosing nutrient deficiencies

SEP 28

Knowing how to identify deficiencies enables you to take corrective action, immediately, if possible, or in the following season. At this year’s Southwest and Eastern Crop Diagnostic Days, Christoph Kessel and Jake Munroe ...

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

SEP 21

As farmers think back to the challenges of the 2018 growing season, learning to deal with DON is probably top of mind. Indeed, it really was one of, if not THE worst year ever for managing the impacts of deoxynivalenol. Bu...

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Is corn earworm the next field crop pest for ON?

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Late blight in potatoes detected in Norfolk County

SEP 17

Near the end of August, late blight was detected in one Norfolk county farmer’s potato field within a few Envol plants. Read more on the late blight detection from this Farmtario article.

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Four cases of soybean cyst nematode found in southern MB

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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

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Been waiting for these bean insects

AUG 18

There is a long way to go yet before we reach crop maturity and a few insects are thriving right now in late planted soybeans and dry beans. Read more on the presence of bean leaf beetles, soybean aphids and spider mites f...

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Corn School: Western bean cutworm still a threat in late-developing crop

JUL 28

Cold, wet spring conditions across the province not only delayed crop planting and development but also put the squeeze on the mating and flight patterns of the yield-robbing western bean cutworm. On this episode of RealAg...

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Soybean School: Scouting key to aphid spray decision

JUL 28

Will 2019 be a soybean aphid year? With a short, late-developing crop that lacks a dense canopy, growers will have to be on the look out for the minuscule, light green, pear-shaped pests, says Ontario Ministry of Agricultu...

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