The latest report from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
By Horst Boner
Soybean fields are now beginning to flower (R1 growth stage). Flowering has generally been later this year due to delayed planting and less heat. Late seeded fields and replanted fields are still in the vegetative growth stages. Rainfall continues to be sporadic with some areas receiving excess moisture while other areas are relatively dry. Many fields are struggling to close the canopy in the southwest due to poor stands and slow growth. Early season competition from weeds cuts yields. Even in glyphosate tolerant ...