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Double-cropping soybeans: Worth the risk?

Given the rising price of soybeans, more growers have expressed interest in growing soybeans immediately following a winter wheat harvest, though it is risky and not covered by crop insurance.

Hoskin Scientific introduces portable soil moisture kit

Hoskin Scientific recently introduced the Delta-T WET150, a lightweight and rugged portable kit for researchers to assess moisture and salinity conditions in soils and substrates.

IWCA podcast series: Tina Widowski

Tina Widowski has spent more than 25 years investigating the factors that affect the well-being of poultry and livestock. Her extensive research has included findings on growth, efficiency and mortality in broiler chickens, and alternative housing systems for chickens.
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Challenges adopting red clover

Challenges adopting red clover

A survey of producers who have interseeded red clover with wheat has found that stand uniformity is the number one problem they identify with the system. The survey, conducted by Soils at Guelph, the university’s soil health outreach initiative, offers a missing piece in the puzzle of red clover: for all its well-researched benefits, comparatively few producers are using the leguminous cover crop. » Learn more
Managing nitrogen in milling oat

Managing nitrogen in milling oat

Oat producers who target the milling market have to balance nitrogen (N) fertility to maximize yield with the impact on test weight. If the test weight falls below certain levels, prices are discounted or the oats are rejected for milling. Heather Sorestad and Mike Hall of ECRF and Parkland College have noted in their research that, as the nitrogen rate is increased, oat test weight decreases. » Learn more

Help us improve the 2022 Top Crop Summit

After more than a year of virtual events, we’d love to know what works for you when it comes to virtual events. » Read more