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
The OMAFRA Field Crop Team summarizes what went on in the world of Ontario Field Crop Production during the week of May 9th, 2016.
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.
Episode 5 - OMAFRA FIELD CROP UPDATE
Mike summarizes the main "chit chat" at this week's Ag Business Breakfast Meeting held in Ridgetown
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.
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.
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.