September 15 – 30: Fungicide in corn silage

Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney speaks with agronomist Michelle Baker at Millstone Crop Service in Blyth, Ont., about considerations when using fungicides on corn destined for silage. Video by Jennifer Glenney.

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VIDEO: Ontario soybean yields could be a record

Great Lakes Grain crop tour finds potentially high yielding corn and soybean crops in Ontario

Reading Time: < 1 minute Great Lakes Grain recently finished its annual crop tour and is predicting top yields for Ontario soybean and corn crops. Hear what Don Kabbes, general manager of Great Lakes Grain, had to say about the actual yield numbers and why crops have grown well this year in this interview with John Greig, editor of Farmtario.

VIDEO: Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome

Field Talk with Bob Thirlwall: How to identify SDS and its impact on yield

Reading Time: < 1 minute On this edition of Field Talk, Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney speaks with Bob Thirlwall, market development agronomist with Bayer CropScience, about what you should look for when identifying Sudden Death Syndrome in soybeans and a link he’s seen to soybean cyst nematode during soil tests.

September 1 – 15: Managing soil health from the ground up

Soil scientist Stephen Crittenden with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada offered a presentation earlier this year on soil health. As producers are likely to face more and new extremes that challenge their crops, identifying management practices that complement the soil and water in their respective growing regions will be essential. Video by Greg Berg

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August 15 – 31: 2020 UTV Challenge: Part 1

GFM's Spencer Myers and Grainews' former machinery editor Scott Garvey put four of the latest UTV models through a vigorous test to see how they compare and how they would fit in on the average Canadian farm. Video by Dylan Paradis.

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August 15 – 31: Making cover crops work in Manitoba

Yvonne Lawley with the University of Manitoba goes over her AgDays 2020 presentation that looked at the types of cover crops that grow well in Manitoba and how implementing the right cover crop “cocktail” in your rotation can help improve soil health and improve yields. Video by Greg Berg.

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