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Dec. 18, 2018
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Breaking down DON, drought and the 2018 corn season

Ben Rosser, corn specialist with OMAFRA, and Morgan Cott, field agronomist with the Manitoba Corn Growers Association, break down the corn season and answer grower questions about dealing with DON, fungicide applications, unworked fields, crop rotations and the future of corn in Western Canada.

Wheat, barley production up while canola, corn, soybean production down

Canadian farmers reported increased production of wheat and barley in 2018, while production of canola, corn for grain, soybeans and oats was down from the previous year, according to Statistics Canada.

Elevore herbicide now registered for Canada fleabane control

Corteva Agriscience has announced the registration of its new herbicide that field corn and soybean growers in Eastern Canada can use as an option for managing glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane and several other broadleaf weeds, including common ragweed.
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Zeroing in on the right N rate

Too much? Too little? A precision ag tool, developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, helps get nitrogen rates just right. Research shows soil type and weather conditions have the greatest impact on how much nitrogen grain corn needs. Taking into account these variables can help producers prevent under- or over-application of nitrogen. » Learn more

Ready, set, go

In the past, canola growers have been advised to plant slowly to achieve precise seed placement. But now, the message is changing more than ever, as high-speed planters are garnering more interest. Moving to a planter system in a no-till or min-till system may be holding producers back, as it could mean having to set up different ways of managing fertilizer and trash. But for growers who are considering a high-speed planter for canola, there are a few key considerations. » Learn more


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