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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...

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