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Late nitrogen insights

ANSWERS TO KEY QUESTIONS

THERE IS UNPRECEDENTED interest and investment in applying nitrogen (N) on corn later in the season. By later, we mean applications that are beyond the traditional planting or sidedress timings and generally between the V10 to VT (tassel emergence) stages. Some key questions and answers have been gradually coming to light as we aim to shift more of the corn crop’s N supply to later in the season. [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture.

THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTI-YEAR YIELD DATA

THIS ARTICLE IS the second in a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones, to provide a process to define, delineate, and characterize management zones, and to outline the kinds of [Read more]

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Understanding precision agriculture

AN INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT ZONES

THIS ARTICLE IS the first of a series intended to introduce and explain the concept of management zones, to provide a process to define, delineate, and characterize management zones, and to outline the kinds of [Read more]

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Cropside: Corn leaf diseases

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

CONCERN OVER CORN leaf diseases, their identification, and their potential impact on yield has grown over the last two years. Here are the four most prevalent leaf diseases in Ontario. NORTHERN LEAF BLIGHT •    Most [Read more]

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Cropside: Tires and soil compaction

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

THERE ARE SEVERAL main theories on how to avoid or manage soil compaction, these are: 1)    confine traffic to lanes within the field to provide traffic-free zones for crop production, 2)    avoid wheel traffic on [Read more]

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Cropside: Putting nitrogen in its place

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

cover the uan Injecting N fertilizer into the soil as a sidedress operation is generally viewed as the most efficient N placement technique. However, recent studies have shown that when UAN is placed in a [Read more]