October 22, 2019 By Field Crop News
In many parts of Ontario, 2019 proved to be a challenging year to get crops in the ground in a timely fashion. The impacts of spring conditions are still felt as the province approaches harvest and there are concerns about reaching levels of physiological maturity or quality necessary for grain corn harvest.
James Byrne and Megan Van Schaik, beef cattle specialists with Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and Ben Rosser, OMAFRA corn specialist, write about the various solutions available for managing Ontario’s late crop. In particular, they write that alternative harvest and feeding options for livestock should not be overlooked as a solution. | READ MORE