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A weekly synopsis of agronomy trials being conducted by public researchers in Ontario along with any crop updates during the growing season. Hosted by Mike Cowbrough, Weed Specialist (Field Crops).

Ontario Field Crop Update OMAFRA

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A weekly synopsis of agronomy trials being conducted by public researchers in Ontario along with any crop updates during the growing season. Hosted by Mike Cowbrough, Weed Specialist (Field Crops).

    Episode 7 - OMAFRA Field Crop Update

    Episode 7 - OMAFRA Field Crop Update

    The OMAFRA Field Crop Team summarizes what went on in the world of Ontario Field Crop Production during the week of May 9th, 2016.

    • 6 min
    Episode 6, OMAFRA Field Crop Update

    Episode 6, OMAFRA Field Crop Update

    This week's update investigates the causes of purple wheat leaves, how we should manage herbicide applications during periods of cold air temperatures and an update on corn planting progress in the province with a refresher on planting depth.

    • 6 min
    Episode 5 - OMAFRA FIELD CROP UPDATE

    Episode 5 - OMAFRA FIELD CROP UPDATE

    Mike summarizes the main "chit chat" at this week's Ag Business Breakfast Meeting held in Ridgetown

    • 4 min
    Good Friday Edition & 80's herbicide ads revealed

    Good Friday Edition & 80's herbicide ads revealed

    Listener questions are answered on red clover, perennial sow-thistle and lamb's-quarter control. We revisit nitrogen strategies in winter wheat and begin a new segment inaccurate 80's herbicide commercials...admittedly this probably won't be a re-occuring segment.

    • 12 min
    Staging of Canada Fleabane and this day in history, 1982.

    Staging of Canada Fleabane and this day in history, 1982.

    What stage is Canada fleabane at in the field this week and there was a movement back in 1982 to get rid of a newly appointed system that probably affected agriculture in Ontario the most.

    • 6 min
    New Herbicides for 2016

    New Herbicides for 2016

    The strengths and weaknesses of two "new" herbicides are discussed. Kochia resistant to another herbicide mode of action was confirmed recently and a new segment "You botched it Mike!" is revealed.

    • 10 min

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