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Practice grain bin safety

Grain entrapment and engulfment incidents happen quickly, and most victims do not survive. Together with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, Top Crop Manager has created a free, downloadable resource with grain bin safety tips and prevention tactics to display and share with your colleagues.

Using cereal rye as a cover crop

Are there risks to using cereal rye as a cover crop? This article from OMAFRA shares tips to avoiding yield loss and mitigating risks.

Developing safe storage guidelines for soybeans

There is more to safely storing soybeans than putting the grain in a bin at the Canadian Grain Commission’s recommended less than 14 per cent moisture content. Air temperature and humidity come into play inside the grain bin to impact soybean storage.
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DEKALB® Canola Hybrids

At DEKALB® innovation isn’t some buzzword. It’s a part of everything we do. It’s why we never stop working to help canola growers like yourself achieve your best, by developing next-generation hybrids you can count on to start stronger, control better, and yield bigger, for an easier, faster smoother harvest. Plus, add the undeniably powerful flea beetle protection of BUTEO™ start seed treatment and you can be sure that DEKALB Canola really is, the seed for every season. After all, when your canola thrives, so do you.

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Applying manure

Applying manure before a cover crop

Using winter wheat in rotation can be beneficial to Ontario producers – besides revitalizing soil and disrupting pest cycles, manure can be applied after winter wheat harvest and before planting a cover crop. In this episode, Christine Brown, field crop sustainability specialist at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs shares tips for fall manure application after winter wheat. » Listen now

How data can help you during harvest

You've collected your farm data through the season – but as harvest approaches, how can you ensure you're set up for success? Good data in is good data out, and in this episode, Chapin Bell, Climate Business Manager for FieldView in Manitoba and southern Saskatchewan, breaks down how you can put your data to work at harvest time. Bell shares pre-harvest best practices, like ensuring your apps and equipment are compatible, and tips to understand what your data is telling you. » Listen now
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Solutions to match your grain monitoring needs

Increase your harvesting efficiencies, optimize grain value, reduce costs, and avoid significant losses by monitoring, responding, and controlling conditions occurring inside your bins. Grain conditioning increases the storage life of grain and minimizes grain spoilage and quality loss.

OPI Blue is one of the most cost-effective ways to manage and protect your grain, season after season. We help you increase the value of your stored grain and reduce your energy costs.
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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