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May 13, 2019

Focus on field conditions, not planting date, in Ontario

Cool, wet weather continues to persist in Ontario and producers are encouraged to wait for better field conditions to avoid soil compaction that will negatively impact plant potential, according to the province’s latest crop report.

Government invests $3 million in 4-H Canada

The Canadian government announced an investment of up to $3 million for 4-H Canada to help the organization deliver more youth leadership programs and initiatives in agriculture.

Online tool for growers expands to fight fungicide resistance

Manage Resistance Now, a resistance management website, has added fungicide best practice information to help growers minimize the development of resistance in their crops. Fungicide resistance is a growing issue in pulses, potatoes and fruit crops.
Featured News 
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Common rust or southern rust?

Both common rust and southern rust can cause substantial yield losses in susceptible corn plants, but the two diseases differ from each other in some important ways. With common rust as a longstanding problem in Ontario and southern rust becoming an increasing concern, field crop pathologist Albert Tenuta walks through the key differences between these two diseases and offers some management tips. » Learn more
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Weed Control Guide 2019

To simplify the decision-making process, Top Crop Manager’s annual Weed Control Guide lists all the weed management products available to growers as of publication time for corn, soybeans and cereals. Herbicide tolerance ratings and tank-mix options are also included. » Learn more