The 2022 7th Annual Great Ontario Yield Tour toured across Ontario from August 15-26, 2022 collecting over 869 corn and soybean samples resulting in the 2nd largest corn crop ever second only to last years record with a corn yield
at 186.6 and the 4th largest soybean crop at 50.3 bushels per acre! The key difference in corn is length 31.6 vs. 34.2 in 2021 and soybeans come up slightly lower in plants and # of pods per plant.
2022 Ontario crops were for the most part surprisingly better than expected despite some dry spots with more “haves than have nots” and the “garden spots” will outweigh the dry spots. There was very little disease or weed pressure
across the province. No tar spot or vomitoxin in the west with some spider mite and aphid infestation in the east. A very wet August for most means the finish could add kernel and soybean pod weight and size.