Sean Westerveld, Evan Elford, Melanie Filotas and Jim Todd, OMAF and MRA Considering growing a new crop? Not sure what… Continue Reading Specialty Cropportunities: Ontario’s Portal into the World of Specialty Crops
Christoph Kessel, Nutrition (Horticulture) – Program Lead, OMAF & MRA Keeping fertigated nitrate-nitrogen in the crop rooting zone is an… Continue Reading Nitrate-nitrogen fertigation strategies
Dr. John Lauzon, University of Guelph (adapted from a presentation given at the workshop – Making Sen$e with Cover Crops… Continue Reading Managing nitrogen in cover crop systems
By Anne Verhallen, Soil Management Specialist (Horticulture) As early and mid-season vegetable crops are harvested take the opportunity to build… Continue Reading Check out the new cover crop decision tool for Ontario!
Micronutrients play an essential role in vegetable crop production. However, planning a fertilizer strategy involving micronutrients can be difficult. Micronutrient… Continue Reading Micronutrient Fertilizer Programs
By Christoph Kessel, Nutrition (Horticulture) – Program Lead, OMAFRA Crops require boron, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum or zinc in relatively small… Continue Reading Micronutrient Fertilizer Sources – a small amount goes along way
November 17-18, Paris Fairgrounds This two-day course is designed for individuals interested in developing Non-Agricultural Source Materials (NASM) Plans for… Continue Reading Non-agricultural source materials – Plan Developer’s Course
by Keith Reid, Soil Fertility Specialist, OMAFRA Ads are appearing in some farm papers promoting fall application of “protected” forms… Continue Reading Can I apply nitrogen in the fall?