Phosphorus and Potassium Management for Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat

Crop yields have increased significantly since fertility recommendations were developed in Ontario. Crop nutrient uptake and grain nutrient removal have increased proportionately.  A study was initiated in 2011 with funding from the Grain Farmers of Ontario to evaluate a corn-soybean-wheat rotation on four sites with relatively low soil test P and K levels.  Areas within […]

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Soybean – Weeds Free?

Previously we discussed the possible benefits of using a pre-emergence soil applied herbicide application in a 2-pass weed management plan.  Those benefits include protecting yield, providing a wider window for a post-emergence application and as a resistance management strategy. In this installment we look at the effect of weed emergence, following a pre-emergence application, on […]

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Problem Weed Guide

Volume 1 of the inaugural “Problem Weed Guide for Ontario Crops” includes management strategies for 19 species in corn, soybean and cereal crops that is cited from work conducted by the University of Guelph Department of Plant Agriculture as well as other peer reviewed studies. This 176 page guide features over 175 images and 50 […]

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Understanding Precision Agriculture – Experiences from the Field

By Joey Sabljic Past articles in our Understanding Precision Agriculture series have focused on the main pieces — data collection, management zone creation, and prescription mapping — that form the foundation of a successful precision ag approach. This month, we spoke with three growers who have been involved with the Precision Agriculture Advancement for Ontario (PAAO) […]

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