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June 4, 2019

Ontario producers rethink plans amid slow planting progress

Corn planting progress at the end of May was estimated to be less than 50 per cent complete. In some regions, corn planting was followed by up to seven inches of rain, so producers are encouraged to check their crop and determine if replanting is necessary.

USask study finds extreme downpours of rain have increased in the past 50 years

The frequency of downpours of heavy rain – which can lead to flash floods, devastation, and impact agriculture – has increased across the globe in the past 50 years, according to research led by the University of Saskatchewan.

2019 Cover Photo Contest

Do you want to see your farm on the cover of Top Crop Manager? Our 2019 cover photo contest launches this week, where you can submit your photos for a chance to be featured on the cover of our national December issue. Contest ends Oct. 15, 2019.
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Featured News 
Feature 1

Lost in translation: converting grain loss signal into grain loss rate

Current loss monitoring technology displays bar graphs or numerical values without a unit of measurement, making it difficult for the operator to adequately quantify the losses. Improvements to grain loss sensor signal presentation to meaningful units of absolute grain loss would help operators make improved economic decisions and better manage grain loss during harvest. » Learn more
Feature 2

Sorting out precision planter benefits for canola

Can vacuum planters that precisely place and separate seed uniformly be made to work in no-till and provide yield advantages over conventional air drills? A three-year project conducted by Farming Smarter in Lethbridge, Alta., set out to determine whether seedrow uniformity on 12-inch row spacing resulted in greater yields. » Learn more
TCM - Photo Contest

Top Crop Manager's 2019 Cover Photo Contest

With the spotlight on agriculture in the news, Top Crop Manager wants to share a different perspective: yours. For the duration of the season, we want to see your field views. What does being a part of Canadian agriculture look like to you?

The winner will be featured on the cover of our national December issue. Photos will be accepted until October 15, 2019. » Learn more