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Ontario growers should scout for fall armyworm

Winter crops, forages and cover crops in Ontario are at risk of damage from fall armyworm, according to Tracey Baute, field crop entomologist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Ontario announces application period for on-farm water protection projects

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $2.58 million to protect the province’s lakes and water sources by helping farmers implement sustainable farming practices that build more resilient farm operations.

FMC seeks nominations for Wilson Loree award

This prestigious award honours those who have made an extraordinary contribution to developing and promoting new and positive change in agricultural business management practices and expertise.
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Chocolate spot disease

Limited impact with chocolate spot disease

So far, so good. That’s the good news on chocolate spot disease affecting faba bean crops in Western Canada. While chocolate spot has been widely found on the Prairies, a four-year research study found only minor impacts on faba bean production, according to AAFC’s Syama Chatterton, whose research found that temperature and dew point temperature significantly affected disease development. » Learn more
On-farm trials

Getting the most from on-farm trials

Randomize. Replicate. Stats first, agronomic interpretation second. Economics follow. Megan Bourns, On-Farm Network agronomist with the Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG), discussed how to get the most out of on-farm trials at the Top Crop Summit. One tip? Set realistic treatments for your farm that are different enough from each other to potentially lead to different agronomic outcomes. » Learn more