CHATHAM, ONTARIO, August 10, 2018 – Conditions appear to be excellent for the makings of a new provincial yield record for corn. Sunshine, recent moisture and crop heat units (CHU) are combining at the right time to optimize grain fill. With soybeans things remain very hopeful for an above average crop with some growers having the opportunity to produce their career best yields.
9th Annual Crop Assessment Tour September 4th to 7th 2018 is shaping up to be one of the most variable years we have seen in a long time. Inconsistent weather patterns have caused planting delays, crop emergence issues, compaction problems and a host of other pests. Other areas have the best crop they have ever seen. Understanding the crop size , helping growers plan for harvest and what they may do different in 2019 are the opportunities for our tour! Would you like one of your fields assessed? Fill out our online form here! Follow us on Twitter #glgtour18 Sponsored by
Results will be announced at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock at the FS Co-operatives tent, 4th Lane North Middle
Ridgetown Offering Free Integrated Pest Management Course For Corn, Soybean Growers The University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus will soon be offering classroom and on-line Integrated Pest Management Courses for corn and soybeans. These half-day courses are among the requirements farmers need to buy and use neonic-treated corn or soybean seeds under the new provincial government regulations.
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