Extension Articles

2019

Should I seed Winter Rye? If yes, how soon or how late?

Consider growing winter wheat

Dos and Don’ts for the Season 2019

Consider seeding Galega in winter killed alfalfa fields

Establishing Galega

2018

LUARS Research 2018 – Results from Experiments on Fertilizers and Soil Amendments 

What does a soil test report indicate

LUARS Research Results 2018 – High Yielding Varieties

LUARS Forage Research Results 2018

Organic Matter

Should I grow winter wheat

Fusarium Head Blight and its Control

TBARS and Thunder Bay Farming Community Milestones (Milestones, TBARS)

TBARS Thunder Bay obtains a record canola seed yield of 9.6 MT/ha in 2017 (Canola)

2017

Questions and Answers on Galega (Galega)

Liming acidic soils to improve soil and crop productivity (Soil, Productivity)

Tips for Galega cultivation (Galega)

Contact Information of Seed Companies/Suppliers (Contact Information, Seed)

2016

Important findings and recommendations from TBARS Thunder Bay (Crop varieties, Fertilizer)

Galega could be a good alternative to alfalfa! (Alternative to alfalfa)

Grow MasterGraze Corn-a short duration annual forage crop for improving milk and butter fat production (Short duration annual forage crop)

Maximizing Economic Yields - Considerations for Season 2016 (Variety & Seeding Time, crop nutrition, pest control)

Nutrients removal by forage crops (Nutrients, Soil)

Should I grow flax? (Flax)

2015

Nutrients removal by field crops (Nutrients, Soil)

Shall I seed winter rye this fall (Rye, winter)

It pays to use multiple sources of Nitrogen for crop production (Nitrogen)

Conclusions and Key Messages from Research 2014 Presentation (Research 2014)

2014

Boron the Mighty Micronutrient! (Boron, nutrient)

Which variety of winter wheat should you choose for seeding (Winter wheat, seeding)

TBARS Research 2013 Presentation - Conclusions & Take Home Messages (2013 Research, conclusions)

Use Blends of N Fertilizers for Higher Economic Returns (Fertilizers, economic returns)

Mistakes that farmers can't afford to make! (mistakes)

2013

Fall is an ideal time to look back and think ahead (Fall)

Canola success stories from Thunder Bay (Canola, Thunder Bay)

Should I Seed Winter Barley? (Barley)

2012

Importance of Sulphur in Crop Production (Sulphur)

Can I apply Nitrogen to my grass hay fields in the fall? (Nitrogen, grass, hay)

Should I apply ESN to winter wheat instead of urea? (ESN, winter wheat, urea)

Research 2011 Presentation-Conclusions and Recommendations (Research, presentation, 2011)

Crop and Fertilizer Planning for Season 2012 II Crops/Crop Varieties (crop, fertilizer, 2012)

2011

Crop and Fertilizer Planning for Season 2012-I Fertilizer Planning (crop, fertilizer, 2012, planning)

Comparative performance of urea and polymer coated urea (ESN) in timothy, and winter and spring wheat at Thunder Bay and New Liskeard (urea, polymer coated, wheat)

2010

Research 2010 (2010, research)

Alternate forages for dairy cattle (dairy, forages)

2009

Wood ash, not lime, is beneficial to soil and crops in the long run! (wood ash, lime, crops)

TBARS & Thunder Bay Farming Community Milestones (TBARS, Thunder Bay)

Thunder Bay Agricultural Research Station; Research 2008 Presentation - Main points (Research results)

What should I do to get a Bumper Crop of Winter Wheat? (crop, winter wheat)

Pre-seeding Nitrate Nitrogen Test can save some dollars! (Nitrate Nitrogen)

2008

Fertilizer prices are going crazy; what should we do? (fertilizer)

Alternative tillage systems to save time and fuel (tilage)

2007

Tips for winter wheat cultivation (winter wheat)

Lime or Wood Ash? (nutrients, soil health)

But Why Would One Use Ammonium Sulphate? (Ammonium Sulphate, use)

Importance of Sulphur in crop production (sulphur, crop)

Crop Rotations and Soil Quality (crop rotations)

Some suggestions for the crop season 2008 (crop)

Understanding Alfalfa Nutrition (alfalfa, nutrients)

What should be the right approach to apply fertilizers for crop production? (fertilizers, production)

Organic farming (organic)