Syngenta received registration for Tavium Plus VaporGrip Technology herbicide for broad-spectrum control of grass and broadleaf weeds in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans on Jan. 9, 2019.
Health Canada’s 2017 re-evaluation decision for glyphosate, stating that glyphosate is safe when used according to product label directions, stands after eight objections were reviewed and vetted.
Published in Herbicides
The Government of Saskatchewan released a map outlining the rural municipalities (RMs) where clubroot has been identified to date.
Below the soil surface lurks the weed seed bank - the predominant source of weed pressure on current and future crops. Harry Brook, crop specialist at the Alberta Ag-Info Centre explains how the weed seed bank works and how to reduce its potency.
Published in Weeds
Though barn fires are a year-round concern, most barn fires occur in the winter. The colder months are generally the time when feed and bedding storage is greatest, electricity use is high, and equipment repairs and upgrades are made. It is an important time to be extra vigilant. When it comes to barn fires, prevention is key.
Seed options have expanded for Canadian and U.S. canola producers following China’s approval of canola traits developed using biotechnology.
Best management practices suggest that seed placed fertilizer, residue management and cover crops will help prevent soil phosphorus from reaching water courses. Manure application requires extra attention to prevent phosphorus losses, especially during winter and snow melt conditions.
Published in Soil
Corteva Agriscience announces the registration of its new herbicide that field corn and soybean growers in Eastern Canada can use as an option for managing glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane.
Several types of plant compounds, such as flavonoids and isoflavonoids, are known to discourage insects from feeding on plants. What are the types and amounts of these compounds in Ontario soybean cultivars?
Published in Insect Pests
An Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researcher has identified a gene that will be key in breeding new soybean cultivars with resistance to Phytophthora sojae, which annually causes up to $50 million in losses in Canada and between $1 billion and $2 billion in losses globally.
Published in Plant Breeding
As of Nov. 9, 1,300 producers have called Agricorp to report damage to grain corn due to deoxynivalenol (DON). Agricorp is an Ontario organization delivering risk management programs to the agriculture industry and is currently asking its customers to collect and document DON samples, tests and rejections to quantify the loss and support any claims.
Published in Harvesting
Ontario's 2018 Grain Corn Ear Mould and DON survey found 60 per cent of samples tested low for DON, a increase from last year. However, the Ontario grain industry is prepared and able to process high DON corn with minimal impact.
Published in Harvesting
The most significant variable associated with mycotoxin test results comes from incorrect sample collection or uneven distribution of infected kernels in a load.
Visible symptoms of clubroot have been confirmed in 37 Saskatchewan canola fields across the northern agricultural regions to date.
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership has granted $500,000 for The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) staff and local certified crop advisors to work closely with landowners and plant cover crops within a subwatershed of Medway Creek in southwestern Ontario.
Published in Agronomy
Plant health partners in Canada, from industry associations to academia, come together to establish the Canadian Plant Health Council to collectively address evolving risks to plant and animal resources.
Cultivar resistance is considered the most effective and practical approach for clubroot management on canola. However, almost all of the current cultivars were based on a single clubroot resistance (CR) gene, which can be eroded when the pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae changes in virulence.
CropSmart Fri Jan 18, 2019 @ 8:50am - 05:00pm
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