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  • GENE EDITING COULD BOOST PRODUCER PROFITABILITY

    Feb 26 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on GENE EDITING COULD BOOST PRODUCER PROFITABILITY

    By Owen Roberts From FCC Express Peter Pauls, a plant agriculture professor at the University of Guelph, is holding two clear plastic bags about the size of sandwich bags, filled with...

  • NEW ONLINE RESOURCE HELPS PRODUCERS IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY

    Feb 17 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on NEW ONLINE RESOURCE HELPS PRODUCERS IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY

    From a news release The Agri-food Management Institute (AMI) has launched a new online resource called Farm Productivity to help producers increase efficiencies and reduce areas of waste on...

  • MANURE, PHOSPHORUS AND THE WINTER LANDSCAPE

    Feb 1 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on MANURE, PHOSPHORUS AND THE WINTER LANDSCAPE

    From the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association website By Christine Brown, Nutrient Management Lead, OMAF and MRA BMP’s suggest that seed placed fertilizer, residue management...

  • CEREALS SEASONAL SUMMARY 2018

    Jan 26 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on CEREALS SEASONAL SUMMARY 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Fall 2017 Planting Approximately 906,000 acres of winter wheat was seeded, which is slightly down from the previous year’s 910,000 acres. The proportion of...

  • EDIBLE BEAN SEASONAL SUMMARY 2018

    Jan 18 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on EDIBLE BEAN SEASONAL SUMMARY 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Planting and Development The dry edible bean season started out positively with good planting conditions at the end of May and beginning of June. There was...

  • CANOLA SEASONAL SUMMARY

    Jan 12 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on CANOLA SEASONAL SUMMARY

    By Meghan Moran, OMAFRA Canola and Edible Bean Specialist In 2018 there was an increase in spring canola acreage in Ontario compared to the previous two years. Insured acres totaled...

  • ONTARIO FORAGE REVIEW 2018

    Jan 6 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FORAGE REVIEW 2018

    From the OMAFRA Field Crops Team Fall and Winter Conditions Rain delays in 2017 pushed harvest in some areas into the critical fall harvest period. Root reserves that contribute to winter...

  • DESTROYING A CORN CROP AT HARVEST TIME

    Dec 23 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on DESTROYING A CORN CROP AT HARVEST TIME

    From Field Crop News By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team While growers are encouraged to find all avenues possible to clean or market their corn, with elevated ear moulds in the 2018 Ontario corn...

  • END USES FOR MOULDY CORN IN 2018

    Dec 9 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on END USES FOR MOULDY CORN IN 2018

    From the Field Crop News.com website By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Harvesting is of course the preferred option but for some producers finding a market for mouldy or corn with high levels...

  • 2018 GRAIN CORN EAR MOULD AND VOMITOXIN (DON) SURVEY

    Nov 9 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on 2018 GRAIN CORN EAR MOULD AND VOMITOXIN (DON) SURVEY

    From Field Crop News.com Posted by Ben Rosser, OMAFRA Corn Specialist, co-authored with Albert Tenuta, Field Crop Pathologist, OMAFRA OMAFRA field crop staff in collaboration with the Grain...

  • CORN EARWORM PRESENCE HIGHER THAN EXPECTED – CHECK YOUR FIELDS

    Oct 27 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on CORN EARWORM PRESENCE HIGHER THAN EXPECTED – CHECK YOUR FIELDS

    From the Field Crop News website By Tracey Baute, Field Crop Entomologist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs Recent scouting efforts and grower calls indicate that...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

    Oct 18 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team, from the Field Crop News website Plan to Assess Field for Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Risk With assistance from the Ontario Agri-Business Association (OABA) and...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

    Oct 12 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Soil fertility planning for fall We’re now halfway through September and soybean harvest and winter wheat seeding is quickly approaching. Have you had soil...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

    Oct 4 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Pre-Harvest Corn Yield Estimates and Late Season Corn Scouting It’s the beginning of September and the growing season is on the final stretch. Perhaps...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF AUGUST 30, 2018

    Sep 26 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF AUGUST 30, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Selecting the right winter wheat variety for your operation is an important decision but at times can be overwhelming when considering the classes and...

  • OMAFRA FIELD CROP REPORT – AUGUST 23, 2018

    Aug 25 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on OMAFRA FIELD CROP REPORT – AUGUST 23, 2018

    From fieldcropnews.com By the OMAFRA Field Crops Team Considerations for Hail Damaged Corn Thunderstorms brought some localized hail events through parts of Southwestern Ontario,...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF AUGUST 15, 2018

    Aug 20 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – WEEK OF AUGUST 15, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Although the rain in the past month has rejuvenated grass growth on pastures and improved hay yields, forage inventories are still in tight supply for many...

  • OMAFRA CROP REPORT – WEEK OF AUGUST 6, 2018

    Aug 12 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on OMAFRA CROP REPORT – WEEK OF AUGUST 6, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team The complete report, including photos, is online at fieldcropnews.com 2018 has been an insect year. As we start to approach the end of summer, there are still...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – JULY 26, 2018

    Aug 1 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – JULY 26, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Field Conditions A rain system and thunderstorms brought much-needed moisture to much of Ontario. Although rainfall accumulations remain highly variable across...

  • ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – JULY 12, 2018

    Aug 1 | Tek Talk | | Comments Off on ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – JULY 12, 2018

    By the OMAFRA Field Crop Team Soybeans Update – Moisture stress Most fields are now in the R2 (full flower) to R3 (beginning pod) growth stage. Vegetative growth has been highly...

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