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The Ontario Cereal Crop Committee has once again done a fantastic job with the 2020 Ontario Winter Wheat Performance Trials. The results are very intriguing, and many different things were learned in 2021. Follow along as The Wheat Team deciphers the 2020 trials.
In general the wheat crop has been looking excellent. We are in the home stretch and all of a sudden we are experiencing lodging on a large scale. Its not always easy to come it with “why” the wheat has lodged as every situation is different but follow along as The Wheat Team deciphers the problem.
There is lots of buzz around the countryside regarding cover crops, which is fantastic! Cover crops are a great addition to any crop rotation and the benefits are larger than many growers realize. For example, by including red clover into your rotation you add…
Resist the temptation! DO NOT allow the chance to sell 2021 soybeans for $17.00 impact the production potential of your 2022 wheat. Even at todays prices, it takes a very large increase in soy yield to replace the net revenue decrease in your following wheat crop if you delay planting this fall.
Winter canola has been gaining popularity across the province for the last few years. Much of the Mercedes looks great this spring and is already in the early bloom stage! Learn what the next management steps are and what to plan for if you are looking at planting this summer.