NEWS
Ont., Alta. Crop Progress Report
Fri Aug 16, 2013 03:48 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report for conditions until August 14 from Ontario issued by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Corn

Although most areas are very close to normal CHU accumulation, recent low evening temperatures and cloudy conditions have slowed crop development significantly. Normal development for mid-August should be milk stage but a lot of the crop is in the late pollination to blister stage.

Detecting successful pollination without waiting for the kernel blisters to appear can be done by carefully removing the husks, turning the ear upside down and gently ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Alberta Crop Report
Canada Markets
Saskatchewan Crop Report
Canada Markets
Ex-Mountie Hailed as Hero
Shots at Canada's Parliament Building
Canada Markets