Last fall’s wheat planting season was late, causing some wheat to be planted in marginal conditions. Further, an early N season came upon us this spring as we were hit with several weeks of wet conditions, leaving compaction areas throughout the fields.
As planting rolls on, the next job that requires our attention is our T3 fungicide application in wheat. The main reason for a T3 application is to protect against Fusarium Head Blight, a grain disease that reduces yield through light test weights and increases vomitoxin levels in infected grain.
There’s lots of talk of another late spring in the Peninsula. But is it really? The 14-day forecast is looking pretty good… Besides, a late(r) spring than the rest of the province is a normal in Haldimand/Niagara.
Nitrogen fertilizer is one of the largest input costs for corn growers today! N-trench is a new nitrogen stabilizer that can protect your nitrogen application in a corn crop when using 28% liquid nitrogen.
“Precision Agriculture”, “Variable Rate”, “Data Collection”, “Drones” – these are some of the key terms that are being used a lot in our industry right now. The trend towards Precision Agriculture is growing at an unbelievable rate...
EXCITING IMPROVEMENTS IN HERBICIDE OPTIONS TO CONTROL PROBLEM WEEDS
As we review the previous growing season and the innovations it brought with it, we can see new and exciting improvements in herbicide options to control problem weeds. One such treatment, specifically, is Dicamba, in the form of Engenia and Xtendimax, reformulated to better combat weeds re...