Although there are exceptions, generally the crop has greened up nicely and is in good condition. Very little nitrogen has been applied. The warm, sunny and breezy conditions over the weekend of the 21st did provide some with an opportunity to get nitrogen applied on well drained ground prior to rainfall on the 25th (Figure 1), but provincially the majority of fields are without a nitrogen application. As was the case during the 2017 season, scouting for rust will be important since spores can reach Ontario with the south winds.
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Ontario, through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, is investing $15.6 million in 27 agriculture projects in Northern Ontario.
Canada’s agricultural community will have the opportunity to talk about mental health with the federal government, thanks to the standing committee on agriculture and agri-food.
Prolonged wintry conditions have forced Prairie cattle producers to draw longer on their feed supplies, but experts warn against using related extra costs to justify turning their cattle out to pasture too soon.