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May 7, 2019

Wet weather delays seeding in Ontario

Ontario growers are encouraged to wait until soil conditions are suitable for planting rather than relying on calendar date, according to Ontario’s latest crop report.

Bt corn products and traits available in Canada for 2019

Corn growers now have a resource of all the Bt corn products and traits available, what target insects they are protected against and the herbicide tolerance.

Video: Soil Summit highlights

Take a look at highlights from the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit and let us know what you would like to learn in the upcoming Plant Health Summit 2020 through our poll.
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Preparing for an emerging threat: wheat stripe rust

Stripe rust is a fairly new fungal leaf disease that has been spreading throughout Ontario and slashing yields in susceptible varieties. While there are fungicides available, researchers are working towards stripe rust resistance in winter wheat for Ontario, preparing to combat the rise of more aggressive pathogen races. » Learn more
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Soybean disease studies in the Maritimes

Over the past 15 years, soybean acreage in the Maritimes has grown, but so has the potential for soybean diseases. Local disease management research is important for advancing soybean production in the region. Researchers with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Charlottetown are investigating cover crops, fungicides, varieties, and management tips to help soybean growers in the Maritimes. » Learn more