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Wheat School: Heads or tillers — which do I target for maximum fusarium protection?

JUN 11

Check out this RealAgriculture's Wheat School for examples of how to right-time a fusarium pass in variable wheat.

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Managing fusarium head blight in the 2019 winter wheat crop

JUN 07

The 2019 growing season has been a challenge for the winter wheat crop to say the least! While many winter wheat fields have been removed, a significant amount of stands remain and are being kept through to harvest. Give...

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ON wheat getting burned by physiological fleck

JUN 01

As the rain continues to fall, it’s hard to believe that the Ontario winter wheat crop could be suffering from sunburn. In this throwback episode of Real Agriculture Wheat School, Peter Johnson provides some simple tips on...

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Western bean cutworm trapping resources

MAY 25

Western bean cutworm trapping will be starting in early June. For those who are interested in trapping this year, this Field Crop News article provides a few resources including Trap Set up and Monitoring Instructions, and...

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European corn borer resistance to Bt corn found in Canada

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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

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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

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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