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Cropside: Perennial sow-thistle

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

WITH LATERAL ROOTS that go as deep as two metres and seed production approaching 10,000 per plant, perennial sow-thistle is extremely difficult to eradicate. To minimize its impact, management that reduces top growth will lower [Read more]

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Cropside: Low soil K and weed control

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

SOILS THAT TEST “low” in potassium can negatively affect weed control in soybean. When soils test low for potassium (K), soybean plants will express deficiency symptoms that reduce canopy closer and allow more weeds to [Read more]

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Cropside: Pest manager app

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THE PEST MANAGER app, launched in May 2015, is an identification and treatment tool that can be used to manage weeds, insects, and diseases in your corn, soybeans, or cereals. Pests can be searched by [Read more]

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Cropside: Seed destructor

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

RAY HARRINGTON, AN innovative farmer from Western Australia, was struggling with herbicide resistant weeds, so he took matters into his own hands by using a cage mill from an old mine and adapting it to [Read more]

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Cropside: Canada fleabane in soybeans

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

WHAT’S THE GAME plan for glyphosate resistant Canada fleabane in soybeans? There are 12 counties in Ontario (below) that have glyphosate resistant Canada fleabane with six having populations that are also resistant to “group 2” [Read more]

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Cropside: Minimizing risk

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

With Melody Robinson, Peter Sikkema, and François Tardif TANK MIXING AND CROP INJURY IN WINTER WHEAT how do i minimize the risk of crop injury in winter wheat when I tank-mix herbicides with fungicides? • [Read more]

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Cropside: Comparing ‘set-up’ residual herbicides for glyphosate tolerant corn

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With François Tardif, Clarence Swanton, and Peter Sikkema ON AVERAGE THERE is a 4% yield advantage to incorporating a pre-emergent residual herbicide in glyphosate tolerant corn. The yield benefits are much higher when the in-crop [Read more]

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Comparing herbicide programs in IP soybeans

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With François Tardif, Clarence Swanton, and Peter Sikkema MANAGING WEEDS IN Identity Preserved, non-GMO soybeans is a constant challenge for growers. With a magnitude of options and various species to control, accurate, non-bias data is [Read more]