Ontario’s 2018 growing season had an erratic start, weather-wise. But what followed in August was nothing short of dramatic. Better-late-than-never heat and soil moisture averted a dismal harvest forecast for cash crops. In fact, in some parts of the province, forecasts were revised to record averages of 180 to 185 bushels per acre of corn, and in the low 50 bushels per acre for soybeans.
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Owen Roberts is a faculty member in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications program at the University of Illinois. As an agricultural journalist, he is the past president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Canadian Farm Writers' Federation. His programs and research papers have been recognized nationally and internationally through awards from the Journal of Applied Communications, the National Agri-Marketing Association, the Association for Communications Excellence, and others.