Tag: Gilles Quesnel

Wild Parsnip Spreading in Ontario

Weeds cause grief in many ways — stealing yield, water and nutrients, or complicating harvest by staying green or staining the crop. But some weed species are much nastier than others (who hasn’t been stung by stinging nettle?), and a few problem species are spreading in places like Ontario, B.C and Manitoba. Far worse than… Read more »

Early Frost Hits Ontario Soybeans; Yield and Quality Both Take a Hit

Last Friday’s frost over much of eastern and central Ontario has knocked back the corn crop, and has left the soybeans looking rough. Top pods are worst hit, as is to be expected, which could mean overall yields won’t be as impacted as feared, depending on how deep into the canopy the frost penetrated. The… Read more »