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February 26, 2019

Ontario Corn Committee releases hybrid results of 2018 DON testing

The Ontario Corn Committee (OCC) issued a report illustrating the relative susceptibility of 106 corn hybrids to DON accumulation, based on its five performance trials in southwestern Ontario in the fall of 2018.

Stormy weather impacts 2019 insect forecast

Experts say insect pressure this growing season will depend significantly on weather patterns from the United States and extreme weather conditions like excessive wind patterns can bring an extraordinary number of pests.

2019 Ag Succession Planning Survey

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Fertilizer management of alfalfa

Alfalfa is an excellent yielding crop, but removes a relatively high amount of soil nutrients. While nitrogen fertilizer is rarely needed for a healthy alfalfa field, without proper inoculation of alfalfa seed there’s a possibility poor nitrogen fixation may occur. When it comes to growing alfalfa successfully, ensuring adequate soil fertility and wisely managing nutrient applications is key. » Learn more
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Soybean response to potassium fertility in Manitoba

Soybeans remove large amounts of potassium from the soil, and as acreage expands, so do potassium deficiencies. Researchers in Manitoba are developing updated fertility management strategies that understand K removal, not just for soybean crops, but also across the whole crop rotation system. » Learn more