Agronomy Corner

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.

Spring Wheat Management Recipe

Spring wheat should be the first crop seeded in the spring. It handles cold weather and soils better than other cereal crops resulting in higher yields.

Seeding Rates

Your seeding rate in lbs per acre can be calculated by looking at your seed tag. View the seeds per pound and use this chart to find pounds per acre.

Frost Seeding

Frost Seeding Cereals! Peter Johnson, Cereals Specialist, OMAFRA, Stratford. Be Prepared.