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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 ...

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