“It’s important to remember 2019 had excess rainfall and high humidity. So, it was a prime environment for a lot of diseases, and with the increase in disease, we have a lot of inoculum in the soil” says Randy Kool
When soils are cold, saturated or don’t have active roots it reduces biological activity, according to Ken Ferrie. PP fields are at a higher risk of off-balanced microbes that could hurt the 2020 crop.
The President signed USMCA Wednesday, which completed the ratification process in the U.S. However, even if Canada passes USMCA early next month, experts say it could take months to implement the deal.