Should Ontario Farmers Change their Soybean Planting Strategy - Horst Bohner, OMAFRA

As we get closer to June, with acres still to be planted and wet weather still on the horizon, farmers begin to think about switching from corn to soybeans.  Some Ontario farmers are even considering lowering the CHU’s of the soybeans they will plant.  The one thing that makes soybeans different than corn is that… Read More

Ontario Soybean Yields are Awesome in 2010 - Horst Bohner, OMAFRA

Soybean yields in 2010 in Ontario have been outstandings.  I have talked to a handful of farmers who have told me that this is the best crop they have ever had on the their farm.  With the warm temperatures and timely moisture , the majority of the province has seen the massive benefits right before… Read More

It’s time for Day 7 of Ontario Diagnostic Days! The annual Ontario field crop diagnostic days held at Ridgetown, Elora, and Winchester are again virtual in 2021. Wheat and soybean fungicide tips, tar spot control in corn, manganese deficiency, plant growth regulators and double crop soybeans are all featured in this episode. We’ll kick it off with Ontario… Read More

Welcome to this Monday edition of RealAg Radio! You’ll hear agronomy-related content from: Horst Bohner, OMAFRA soybean specialist, talking about unevenly maturing soybeans; Nicole Penney of FS Partners, on feeding soil microbes with bio-based fertilizers; Derwyn Hammond of Pioneer, on flea beetle and cutworm concerns in canola; Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, talks about planting wheat… Read More

As soybean harvest gears up across eastern Canada, many growers are reporting uneven maturity in fields. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, Bernard Tobin catches up with Horst Bohner, OMAFRA soybean specialist, to find out why fields are not ripening or senescing evenly. The first potential explanation is uneven spring emergence, says Bohner. This… Read More

Widespread late-May frosts across Ontario have many growers assessing soybean crops for injury and wrestling with the question of whether replanting is necessary. On this episode of the Soybean School, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs soybean specialist Horst Bohner is preaching patience when it comes to determining whether a replant is necessary. He… Read More