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While Goss’s Wilt is found in Western Canada, it is not currently widespread, and is hard to find in fields year after year, you do need to know how to identify and manage. 

In any given weather condition, understanding and evaluating corn emergence is critical. This newsletter will explain reasons for poor emergence and how we can try to avoid it and track it in spring.

We are going to breakdown what an on-farm trial is, the goals and types of an on-farm trial and the considerations when conducting an on-farm trial.

Staging corn plants correctly is essential for understanding and assessing crop development. Your staging method will also affect when you make herbicide, fungicide, and fertility applications and recommendations. It is also important to know the difference between the methods as different companies use different methods to make application
The purpose of this special project was to evaluate corn silage yield and quality when different hybrid types (silage specific (SS) and dual purpose (DP)) are planted at different populations. 
Corn silaging season is quickly approaching in the Canadian Prairies. As this is a busy time for farmers and retails, below are a few quick tips to consider when cutting your corn silage crop. Tips #1: Harvest at the correct moisture • Ideal whole plant moisture for harvest: 62-68% moisture (38-32% dry matter). • 62-68% moisture range