Annual rye-grass and clover sensitivity to soil applied corn herbicides

by: Dr. Darren Robinson (University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus) and Mike Cowbrough (OMAFRA) There is interest in inter-seeding annual ryegrass and clover into corn (Figure 1). Research studies have been done in the United States and Canada to determine the tolerance of cover crops to various soil applied corn herbicides.  This article provides an overview […]

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Course for Corn and Soybeans

  Online and In-Class course offered for FREE until August 31, 2016.  Starting on August 31, 2016, successful completion of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Course for Corn and Soybeans will be required in order to purchase or plant neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed. Following successful completion of the course, farmers will receive a certificate […]

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Ridgetown Ag Breakfast Meeting Minutes – April 19, 2016

  Breakfast Sponsor: Thanks from the group to “Roger Bourassa – Dupont Canada“ Synopsis:  The quote of the week comes from Alan McCallum, a distant relative – “Don’t’ farm last year’s weather!”  This is National Soil Conservation Week. Keep those soils covered! Don’t bury all that crop residue with tillage. The warmer weather has really […]

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