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Slow growth and leaf yellowing evident in Ontario soybeans

Producers are reminded that stressful growing conditions will amplify nutrient deficiency symptoms, insect feeding, and disease symptoms in soybeans. The latest Field Crop Report from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs covers how to spot potassium, nitrogen, manganese and phosphorus deficiencies and how to cope.

Expect more trade with Mexico

Canada’s minister of agriculture and his Mexican counterpart say they’re looking to increase trade between the two countries despite concerns the U.S. wants to review the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Succession advice from those who have succeeded

We’ve gathered the best succession advice from farming families who have been through the process. Here's what worked and what they would have done differently, given the opportunity.
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Measuring the effectiveness of sulphur fertilizer forms

Sulphur fertilizer’s form, such as elemental sulphur, gypsum or ammonium sulphate, affects its behaviour in the soil and its availability to the plant. The best form depends on the situation. Factors such as soil and crop type, weather conditions and timing all come into play. » Read more...
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The battle for supremacy in wheat-Fusarium interactions

Fusarium head blight (FHB) caused by Fusarium graminearum is the most important wheat disease. FHB also infects barley and is a problem in malt barley production. With increasing corn acreage in Manitoba, there is a greater incidence of ear rot caused by F. graminearum as well. There has been an emergence of new Fusarium populations and shifts in existing populations since 2000. » Read more...

Potato Research Day

August 9
Location: Elora, Ont.
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Biochar Field Tour Open House

August 11
Location: Bayfield, Ont.
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