News 2018

Aerial view of the Clark Agri Service site

VELVETLEAF- MAKES A COMEBACK!

After years of absence in area soybean fields-velvetleaf has resurrected on area farms with a vengeance. Driving across the county this time of year, velvetleaf plants can be seen growing overtop the soybean plants and showing off their big lime green elephant ear like leaves and yellow flowers.

Young waterhemp

WATCH OUT FOR WATERHEMP - IT COULD BE IN A FIELD NEAR YOU!

We are fast approaching August, well known as a vacation month for many farmers. As wheat harvest and in crop herbicide/fungicide applications wrap up there is nothing left to do but kick back on a beach and wait for the soybeans to ripen. Well… sort of anyway. This August, we have one more job...

WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE WHEAT

As planting rolls on, the next job that requires our attention is our T3 fungicide application in wheat. The main reason for a T3 application is to protect against Fusarium Head Blight, a grain disease that reduces yield through light test weights and increases vomitoxin levels in infected grain.

HURRY UP AND WAIT?

There’s lots of talk of another late spring in the Peninsula. But is it really? The 14-day forecast is looking pretty good… Besides, a late(r) spring than the rest of the province is a normal in Haldimand/Niagara.

PROTECTING YOUR NITROGEN INVESTMENT

Nitrogen fertilizer is one of the largest input costs for corn growers today! N-trench is a new nitrogen stabilizer that can protect your nitrogen application in a corn crop when using 28% liquid nitrogen.

Dekalb and Clark sign in a field of soybeans

EXCITING IMPROVEMENTS IN HERBICIDE OPTIONS TO CONTROL PROBLEM WEEDS

 As we review the previous growing season and the innovations it brought with it, we can see new and exciting improvements in herbicide options to control problem weeds. One such treatment, specifically, is Dicamba, in the form of Engenia and Xtendimax, reformulated to better combat weeds re...

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