Tag: Dan Foster

Soybean School: Why are plant leaves turning red?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 15, 2017

Cold nighttime temperatures in recent weeks across Ontario are causing soybean plants to shut down. That’s one of the reasons why many growers are...Read more »

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Corn School: Getting to the bottom of rootless corn

By: Bernard Tobin

June 21, 2017

Dan Foster has seen a lot of agronomic head scratchers in his career, but he witnessed a first in a cornfield near Sarnia, Ontario this spring. On...Read more »

Soybean School: Management Tips for Plant 2017

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

April 28, 2017

As 2017 soybean planting gets rolling across Ontario, what management considerations should be top of mind for growers? In our planting edition of...Read more »

Soybean School: Drought Leads to Green Stem Syndrome

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 15, 2016

Drought conditions in Ontario could slow harvest in some soybean fields this fall where plants suffer from Green Stem Syndrome. In this edition of...Read more »

TWORA — 59,000 Job Vacancies, Ag Safety Week & the Surging Loonie — Mar 17

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 17, 2016

A shortage of workers is limiting Canada’s economic potential, especially in agriculture. Annual farm cash receipt losses to Canadian producers due...Read more »

Corn School: Time to Finalize Your Crop Plan

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

March 15, 2016

What a difference a year makes. Back in spring 2015, Ontario farmers were scrambling to manage an abundance of corn stalk residue and grappling with...Read more »

Soybean School: Estimating Yield and Scouting for Reoccurring Issues

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 21, 2015

USDA photo by Scott Bauer.

Pride Seeds’ Dan Foster explains how to estimate soybean yield in this video, shot at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Estimating yields may be more...Read more »

RealAg Crop Update Ontario: White Mould, Frost Risk & Stand Counts in Soybeans

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 18, 2013

The pre-harvest period is a great time to get a handle on what plagued (or is plaguing) the soybean crop this year, how well some of your management...Read more »

Soybean School: How do you Make the Call to Replant?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

June 14, 2013

It’s not yet do or die for the soybean crop, but farmers’ soybean crops that have suffered population die off from crusting, standing water or...Read more »

The RealAg Crop Update Ontario: Crusted Fields, Frost & Replant Decisions for Soybeans

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 13, 2013

Many soybean fields have taken a beating this year, unlike last year’s straightforward early season. A late May frost, then really hot temps have...Read more »

Soybean School: Get Set for the 100 Bushel Soybean Initiative

By: Shaun Haney

March 20, 2013

Building off of the success of the 300 Bushel Corn initiative, PRIDE Seeds is rolling out the 100 Bushel initiative for soybeans in 2013. Slated to...Read more »

Corn School : Will My Corn Finish?

By: Shaun Haney

September 21, 2011

Will it or won’t it? That’s the question on the mind of a great deal of Ontario farmers. Will that late planted corn finish? It’s a question...Read more »