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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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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

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Soybean School: Watch for pests as July turns dry

JUL 21

On this episode of RealAgriculture Soybean School, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs entomologist Tracey Baute says a change in the weather will likely bring on the bugs. Baute is already seeing thrip...

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Pest watch - Potato leafhoppers, thrips & spider mites

JUL 14

What a year! Goes from too wet to too dry. With young crops and little canopy yet, a few pests could become a problem quickly. Especially if hot dry conditions continue to stress the crop further. Scout fields frequently f...

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Corn School: Managing a variable crop for gibberella control

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Soybean School: Time to scout for disease & plan for protection

JUN 24

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, Albert Tenuta, plant pathologist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, says growers need to scout early, scout often and look for everything a...

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Managing risk in dry beans by testing for SCN

JUN 24

Ontario’s dry edible bean producers are top notch farmers. To protect profits, dry bean producers need to know the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) status of their fields. Find out more on managing risk from this Field Crop New...

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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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