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Storage tips for mouldy corn (part 2): Spring edition

APR 14

The 2018 corn harvest that many might rather forget is finally past us… yields were high but unfortunately so were DON levels in many parts of the province. Many farmers chose to dry and store their high-DON corn rather th...

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What’s working on the farm? Practical solutions for problem weeds

MAR 25

“Do not be cheap. Weed control is an investment into the current and future crops on every field.” That was parting advice from Norfolk and Oxford County farmer Ann Vermeersch at the 2019 FarmSmart Conference in Guelph. Re...

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Common questions related to dealing with sulphur deficiency symptoms in winter wheat

MAR 23

Read questions and answers surrounding ATS and its application to wheat from this Field Crop News article by Joanna Follings, OMAFRA Cereal Specialist and Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA Weed Specialist-Field Crops.

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To clean or not to clean? Managing DON in grain corn

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Taking out slugs without more insecticides

FEB 16

Farmers using no-till and cover crops have found greater challenges with slugs, so slug management is critical to the continued use of these conservation tillage methods. Read more on a new method from this Farmtario artic...

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

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

JAN 11

It’s not the greatest news to start of the winter learning season — corn growers need to be on alert for a new leaf disease making its way towards Canada. Find out more on tar spot from this Real Agriculture Corn School.

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Corn School: DON management strategy for 2019

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Corn School: Taking the bite out of thrips

DEC 02

In this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Steph Kowalski discusses how high levels of thrips were detected this summer in Bruce County, Ontario. She notes that economic thresholds for thrips in corn have not been e...

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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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