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Global grain stocks offer false sense of food security

April 19, 2020

Food security is coming to the fore in this COVID-19 world and there are signs that supply chains are beginning to buckle under the strain. Stocks of grains globally are more than adequate to buffer these supply chain inte...

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Corn School: Get a jump on spring weed control

April 19, 2020

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Rob Miller also discusses the need for residue management this spring. With the delayed 2019 corn harvest, growers had little time to squeeze in fall tillage and many field...

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Fungicide reductions challenge potato growers

March 29, 2020

Regulatory changes by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) are limiting fungicide options for Ontario potato farmers. That means more cost and more chance of resistance, says Darin Gibson with Gaia Consulting Ltd. ...

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Resistance management is of utmost importance for cucurbit downy mildew

March 16, 2020

Re-evaluation of chlorothalonil has reduced the number of applications for cucurbit growers from seven to two. CDM has become resistant to other single-site fungicides meaning the available fungicides must be used appropri...

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Soybean cyst nematode: Managing the ‘silent yield robber’

March 09, 2020

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a new-to-Manitoba soybean issue that’s the No. 1 soybean pest in North America, and one a U.S. specialist calls the silent yield robber. Find out more on the pest from this Manitoba Cooperato...

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Corn School: Tracking tar spot's northern march

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