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September 10, 2019

The risks of late-planted corn

Frequent rains and cool weather in the spring of 2019 delayed planting for Ontario growers. Now, as harvest approaches, growers are seeking ways to finish off the season on a strong note.

RBC report says Canadian agriculture can grow if it transforms

A new report from RBC, entitled Farmer 4.0, estimates Canada’s agriculture sector’s gross domestic product could reach $51 billion in output by 2030, up from $32 billion today, if the right investments in people and technology are made.

Podcast: Growing winter wheat after a bad season

In the first episode of Top Crop Manager’s podcast, Ontario cereals specialist Joanna Follings discusses planting and input considerations for a good winter wheat crop.
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Enlist E3™ Soybeans - Now available for 2020 planting

Introducing Enlist E3™ soybeans, a more advanced seed with the highest yield potential and a robust herbicide tolerance. Pair it with Enlist Duo™, part of the Enlist™ weed control system, for a better low drift, near-zero volatility solution.

Here’s what you need to know:
   • Enlist E3 soybeans are available in high yielding genetics with agronomic traits
   • Enlist E3 soybeans provide robust herbicide tolerance to 2, 4-D, glyphosate and glufosinate
   • A multi-mode of action program approach is recommended to maximize weed control
   • Enlist Duo herbicide can be used in Enlist E3 soybeans with confidence as a pre-emergent or post-emergent herbicide
   • Enlist Duo with Colex-D™ technology reduces volatility and potential for drift to non-target plants

Enlist™ E3 soybeans available for 2020 planting. Talk to your local seed supplier. Learn more at

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The transgenic soybean event in Enlist E3™ soybeans is jointly developed and owned by Dow AgroSciences LLC and M.S. Technologies, L.L.C. The Enlist weed control system is owned and developed by Dow AgroSciences LLC.
Featured News 
Feature 1

Stay on the safe side with pre-harvest glyphosate

Improper usage of glyphosate could threaten market access for Canadian grain and, ultimately, limit the herbicide’s longevity in Canada. This article breaks down the timing guidelines for pre-harvest glyphosate for a range of crops and myths about its effectiveness as a desiccant. » Learn more
Feature 2

Invasive species threatening agriculture: Be aware and prepared

Alberta is virtually rat-free, in part due to the province’s effective Norway rat program. However, a different pest has come onto the scene. Wild boar made national news in 2018 and since then the province has been testing different management strategies to help producers cope with this invasive pest. » 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

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 10-12
Woodstock, Ont.
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