Planting Date Matters

map depicting the optimum planting dates for winter wheat across Ontario

By: Joanna Follings and Emma Dieleman Ontario’s winter wheat planting recommendations were established in the 1990s using research trials conducted across the province. This research led to the development of the Ontario winter wheat planting date map (Figure 1). This research found that by every day planting is delayed beyond the optimum planting date for […]

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Dry Edible Bean Planting Dates

For many farmers the spring workload is being compressed and planting delayed because of wet weather. Luckily the window for dry bean planting is not closing yet, and hopefully we do not have soggy fields through the beginning of June.  When deciding on a planting date for edible beans, the first concern is frost. Spring […]

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