Tag: Pride Seeds

Corn School: Should You Plant a ‘Fixed’ or a ‘Flex’ Hybrid?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

April 27, 2017

Do I plant a workhorse or a racehorse hybrid? That’s a typical question corn growers contemplate when making seed choices. But with the growth of...Read more »

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Corn School: Turning Agronomic Insight Into Yield Results

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

March 10, 2017

With corn planting just around the corner, it’s time to take stock of agronomic advice we learned this winter and take it to the field. In this...Read more »

Soybean School: Choosing Plant Populations for Wide Rows

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

November 16, 2016

Wide row soybeans are making a comeback in Ontario. One of the benefits of the system is the ability to potentially reduce seed cost. But soybean...Read more »

Corn School: Blunt Ears, Mould and Sprouting Spell Trouble for Grain Quality

By: Bernard Tobin

September 20, 2016

As summer turns to fall in Ontario, the drought conditions that parched corn crops across the province has been replaced by high moisture and high...Read more »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 »

Corn School: How Do Tillers Impact Yield?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

July 13, 2016

When you see two tillers growing out of a corn root you may suspect the wannabe plants are stealing nutrients from the main stalk, along with yield...Read more »

Corn School: Dry Conditions Magnify ‘Sins of the Spring’

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

June 28, 2016

Ontario’s corn crop is holding its own as the final days of a hot, dry June slip past. But with moisture stress increasing, some ‘sins of the...Read more »

Soybean School: How Long Can Planted Seed Wait for Rain?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

June 27, 2016

If a soybean cotyledon can maintain moisture above 10%, it can survive four to six weeks in the soil before emerging.

With the June 30 crop insurance deadline approaching, many Ontario farmers are wondering what they should do with their soybeans. Across the...Read more »

Corn School: After a Cool May, We Need a ‘Tender’ June

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

May 22, 2016

It was slow and steady, but farmers have won the race to get the 2016 Ontario corn crop in the ground. It’s been a cool spring that’s required...Read more »

How Long Can Farmers Stick With Xtend Soybeans?

By: Bernard Tobin

April 15, 2016

Monsanto is still confident Canadian farmers will be able to plant Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans this spring, but seed dealers and partners are...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 »

Preserving Agriculture’s Social License to Operate

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 6, 2016

If you’ve been attending agricultural conferences in the past few years, you’ve likely heard the phrase “social license to operate.” It...Read more »

Corn School: What We Learned From an Incredible Crop in 2015

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 22, 2015

It’s been quite a year for Ontario corn growers. Of course there are always exceptions and not everybody is the benefactor of timely rains and...Read more »

Corn School: Tried-and-True versus the New Star in the Plots

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 29, 2015

This year’s corn crop is barely in the hopper, and it’s already time to make decisions about what to plant next spring as seed companies...Read more »

Corn School West: An Above-Average Harvest and the Prospects for Corn on the Prairies

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 15, 2015

Words like “excellent” and “great” are being used to describe the 2015 corn crop in the grain corn-growing regions of Western Canada....Read more »