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Our top magazine news stories of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, here's a look back at some of our most popular magazine stories. Is your favourite article on the list? Tweet us or send an email to and let us know what your favourite stories are.

#10 Use caution with foliar fungicides
Early foliar fungicide applications on durum not worthwhile.

#9 Fertilizer of the future
Nanotechnology ensures fertilizer is released only when crop needs it.

#8 New help from ancient grains
Testing microbial inoculants and sprays for control of Fusarium in corn and wheat.

#7 A new niche crop for Ontario
You don’t need a lot of acreage to get into hop production.

#6 Canadian drought monitor
Timely, interactive and clear information about drought.

#5 Manage cleavers in canola
Cleavers cause crop downgrading and reduced crop quality.

#4 Glyphosate-resistant weeds in Ontario
There are now four. Peter Sikkema from the University of Guelph, Ridgetown discusses theses Ontarian weeds.

#3 Mulch-based weed control
Good biomass is key to this weed control strategy.

#2 To till or not to till?
Does maize residue impact soybean yields?

#1 What can we learn from the loss of the world's greatest herbicicde?

Glyphosate resistance has caused an increase of about $40 to $50 per acre in our weed control systems.

December 28, 2016  By Top Crop Manager


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