Mount Forest Ag Breakfast Minutes – April 23, 2019

A field of winter wheat in April, 2019 that shows parts of the field with adequate stands and areas of the field that have winter killed and are bare.

Who was in attendance? 26 agricultural professionals working in the counties of Waterloo, Wellington, Huron, Grey, Bruce, Dufferin and Simcoe counties. The past week’s weather summary: 40-50 mm of rainfall fell over the Easter weekend and understandably, field conditions are extremely wet with essentially no field activity. This will put additional pressure on livestock producers who […]

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Timing Spring Turn-out

Forage plants regrow by drawing on energy reserves in their roots

Spring is in the air, and livestock and farmers alike are eager to start the grazing season. Timing that delightful move is critical, as spring grazing management sets up both yield potential of the pasture and the amount of gain achievable for young stock.   How early is too early? Livestock should go out on […]

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1st of Season – Ridgetown Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes – April 9, 2019

Ridgetown Ag Breakfast Meeting Minutes – April 9, 2019 Breakfast Sponsor: Thanks from the group to Richard Anderson, BASF Synopsis: The recent warm temperatures have helped to green up the wheat especially in the southwestern part of the province. Field work has been limited to some nitrogen and red clover applications, with a few acres […]

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