Cropside

Cropside: The right seeding depth?

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

KEEP DEPTH IN MIND WHEN PLANTING SOYBEANS A NEWLY PLANTED soybean seed is completely dependent on its reserve of energy to push through the soil.  In general, larger seeds contain more energy and can be [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Dead or alive?

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

GET OUT INTO your winter wheat fields and assess the crop in the early spring!  Every spring calls come in about wheat going backwards.  The reality is you didn’t assess those fields closely enough in [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Ear moulds and implications

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

Gibberella ear rot The most common and important ear mould in Ontario is Gibberella zeae which is the sexual reproductive stage of Fusarium graminearium Infection often begins at the ear tip and moves down towards [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN SOYBEANS SOYBEANS ARE THE largest row crop in the province and remove a tremendous amount of nutrients from the soil every year.  A 50 bushel per acre crop will remove 40 pounds per [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

TAKING A WALK through the field in late fall can provide valuable information which will guide spring management decisions.  Use the information below as a guide to what to look for and what it means [Read more]