With T3 fungicide application timing approaching to control fusarium in Ontario’s wheat crop, many growers are wondering whether to spray or not to spray. With the hot, dry Ontario weather pushing into late May, there’s little or no disease in the crop and disease levels could decline further if moisture continues to be scarce. For… Read More

Welcome to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Jeremy Boychyn, agronomy specialist at Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, on temperature changes; Wes Anderson joins us for a SWAT product spotlight; Rob Miller of BASF talks about managing pre-emergence herbicide applications in dry conditions; and, Michael Wunsch of North Dakota… Read More

Dry spring planting conditions have many growers wondering how their soil-applied residual herbicides will perform, as the weather continues to heat up with little meaningful rain in sight. Research by University of Guelph weed scientist Dr. Peter Sikkema indicates pre-emergence herbicides will still deliver significant value for growers in dry spring conditions. He notes that… Read More

Plenty of things are showing signs of life right about now in Ontario, including the weeds. To determine how to control these yield-robbing plants in the weeks ahead, Bernard Tobin is joined by Rob Miller, agronomist at BASF, in this episode of the Corn School. Typically, a conversation on spring weed control is determined by what… Read More

Welcome to this agronomic information-packed Monday episode of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Some of the conversation between Jason Deveau and Tom Wolf, from a recent episode of The Agronomists; Pre- and post-emergent herbicide tips for soybeans with Rob Miller of BASF Canada Pulse crop planning with disease management top-of-mind, with Jenn Walker,… Read More

Crop researchers and agronomists are encouraging Ontario farmers to continue to follow established stewardship recommendations when using dicamba herbicides. Last week, a U.S. court decision to cancel the registration of in-crop use of dicamba herbicides left regulators, product manufacturers, herbicide applicators and farmers scrambling to understand the ramifications of the ruling and the implications for… Read More