Agronomy Corner

Boots on the ground = Status Report!

It is estimated that over 1 million acres of winter wheat were seeded in Ontario this fall, most of which were seeded into great conditions within the optimum planting window. Now is a good time to reflect on how things are progressing and where we may want to go from here with our winter wheat management. Read more to learn what the Ontario Cereal Specialist observed this fall!

Fungicide application

With all this wet weather, disease concerns start to come into play, and protection against things like septoria, powdery mildew, and fusarium head blight become very important. As we look at providing that protection, proper application becomes critical.

Wheat in Rotation

Rotation “It’s your Rotation calling, please continue to include Wheat!”Including wheat in your crop rotation has always felt like ‘a good idea’.  Growers and Agronomists alike have intuitively believed this, but the specific quantifiable benefits have been difficult to completely assess.   The following information summarizes the main economic and agronomic incentives to continue to include …

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Plant Population Charts

These charts are guidelines for cereal crops, for calibrating seed drills at various row widths, and determining plant stands and expected yields.