The Ontario corn crop was really off to the races. There was optimal planting dates, early timely rains and the crop looked fantastic. And then KABOOM!!!!! The Ontario corn crop is now subject to some of the same stresses as its US counterpart. Dry hot weather has really impacted the Ontario corn crop moving the expected yield lower an lower as farmers wait for rain.
Ken Currah, Pride Seeds guides Corn School viewers through the realities of what lies ahead for the 2012 Ontario corn crop based on the weather growers have faced.
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