The race is on for many corn growers as they hustle to apply post-emergent herbicides to control yield-robbing weeds. The duration of the post-emergence application window depends on the herbicide. A product like glyphosate can be applied all the way up to the 8-leaf stage. But other herbicides have tighter timing and need to be… Read More

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

 

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