OMAFRA Field Crop Report – September 7, 2017

August 30 - September 5, 2017 Weather Data

Soil fertility benefits of wheat in rotation

A field of winter wheat in Perth County, April 2017

Ontario Field Crop Report – August 31, 2017

The effects of spring runoff on a farm field in the 2017. The soil lost to water erosion carries phosphorus with it.

Ontario Field Crop Report – August 24, 2017

Figure 1: Bean leaf beetle pod damage.
(Photo by H Bohner, OMAFRA)

Keeping an eye out for Trochanter mealybugs in soybean

Close up picture of a Fig. 1. Trochanter mealybug feeding on Soybean roots. (credit: K. Sim)

The Season is Not Over Yet for Late Season Pests Like Bean Leaf Beetle, Soybean Aphids and Others

Bean leaf beetle pod damage. Photo credit: H Bohner, OMAFRA

Ontario Field Crop Report – August 17, 2017

Figure 1: Western Bean Cutworm Pod Feeding

ONTARIO FIELD CROP REPORT – August 10, 2017

western bean cutworm feeding on edible bean pods. brown lesions on beans.

Crop response to herbicides applied prior to and after emergence.

The herbicide identification training plot at the Elora Research Station typically contains over 30 herbicide treatments sprayed across over 20 different plant species.

Ontario Field Crop Report – August 3, 2017

Figure 1. A cover crop mixture can provide crop diversity and a variety of root types.

Ontario Field Crop Report – July 27, 2017

Northern Corn Leaf Blight

OMAFRA Field Crop Report – July 20, 2017

Red clover at 7 days after an application of MCPA Ester (left) compared to an un-treated strip. Note the curling of the leaves giving a slightly grey appearance

Crop Report – July 13, 2017

Potassium (K) deficiency in soybeans
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