T OP CROP MANAGER CEREals sTORagE Variable-rate planting may offer growers a new way to take advantage of the yield potential and boost profits. Photo courtesy of aaron Breimer. Know. Grow. September 2014 • eASterN editioN CROp MaNagEMENT 5 | Protein form and function research on protein quality in ontario wheats could help the whole value chain. By Carolyn King 22 | Mysterious mycotoxins While pollinating flowers, bees can also deliver effective crop protection products. By Amy Petherick 28 | A profitable increase Spring wheat underseeded in red clover proves to be a beneficial strategy. By Amy Petherick 5 Photo courtesy of Jayne Bock, uniVersity of GueLPh. 22 Photo courtesy of Victor Limay-rios. 28 8 sEED TOpICs Variable-rate planting By Blair Andrews Dicamba-tolerant soybean moving forward By Bruce Barker phosphorus: on the land, not in the water By Carolyn King 21 FERTIlITy aND NuTRIENTs Sulphur strategies By Treena Hein 4 FROM THE EDITOR Supply and demand By Stefanie Croley Searching for solutions By Blair Andrews 12 pulsEs 24 CEREals Hard red wheat By Treena Hein 26 pRECIsION FaRMINg 16 sOIl aND WaTER ON THE WEB NEw SOyBEAN vEIN NEcROSIS PuBlIcATION AvAIlABlE A new publication with more information about soybean vein necrosis virus is now available online. Photo courtesy of Albert Tenuta. ON THE COVER: www.AgAnnex.com Readers will find numerous references to pesticide and fertility applications, methods, timing and rates in the pages of Top Crop Manager. We encourage growers to check product registration status and consult with provincial recommendations and product labels for complete instructions. Top Crop Manager east | September 2014 3 Photo courtesy of scott Banks.