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Compaction know-how

Data collected from the Innovative Farmer Association of Ontario's Compaction Action day has been compiled and summarized, and OMAFRA's Ian McDonald explains some of the results.

Planting delayed in many parts of Ontario

Planting conditions have been good in many parts of the province; however, there are some areas that have been too wet, resulting in delayed planting.

Study shows crop rotation decreases greenhouse gas emissions

Scientists at the University of Illinois have provided further evidence that rotating crops increases yield and lowers greenhouse gas emissions compared to continuous corn or soybean.
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Minimizing harvest losses under wet conditions

No matter how wet fields are at harvest, growers should do everything they can to get their crops off in a timely fashion. Delaying harvest often results in a sacrifice of quality due to higher dockage and greater disease pressure, as well as a drop in test weights and a decrease in total yield. » Read more

A Fusarium head blight lesson

It was the best of times and the worst of times. The year of 2016 was certainly one of the worst of times for Fusarium head blight (FHB). High FHB incidence and severity was widespread across the Prairies, with durum wheat hit especially hard. By contrast, 2017 saw much lower levels of FHB across the Prairies. So what was the difference? » Read more

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