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

As many soybean growers are well aware, soybeans have a unique ability to biologically fix their own nitrogen (N) in a symbiotic relationship with the bacteria, Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Inoculant containing the bacteria can either be applied on the seed or to the soil at planing, and then as the crop is putting on vegetation and… Read More

 

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