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Ontario corn growers anxious about first frost


October 2, 2019
By Field Crop News

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Ontario corn growers that planted their corn late due to an unprecedented wet spring are now wondering about the risks to their late planted corn.

Ben Rosser, corn specialist with Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), wrote about what’s to be expected for the remainder of the season. Rosser breaks down the impacts of a killing frost, some factors that help determine how much longer late planted corn needs to reach maturity, and a few other potential risks. | READ MORE