In the Field – July 27th Edition

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in Home Page, MegaPlots, News | 0 comments

By the Blair’s Professional Agronomy Team Nokomis and Area – Daniel Detillieux Bertha season has arrived earlier than ideal.  It does not take long for Bertha Armyworms to do significant damage.  With some good looking Canola crops and good prices, the threshold will be lower.  We also have to be careful not to spray too early as there is some hatching left.   In some cases, we may have Canola that receives two insecticide applications, which we will want to try and avoid.  Disease is appearing in the majority of the crops and those that have fungicides applied are in much better...

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In the Field

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in MegaPlots, News | 0 comments

Nokomis and Area Seeding the Mega Plot went well we had great weather.  All field scouts are showing that weeds are actively growing in fields.  Alert – seeing wireworms in fields, much more than in the past few years.  50% of the area is seeded. McLean – Lipton and Area Seeding is in full swing, overall average of seeding in the McLean/Lipton area is around 40%.  Early seeded peas and lentils are out of the ground and look really good, germination has been excellent, roots look healthy at this stage.  Spraying for pulses will begin in 7-10 days for the early crops.  Spring...

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