RealAg Radio, July 10: Capturing protein premiums, managing diseases in corn & big changes at Cigi


Monday’s RealAg Radio podcast, hosted by Kelvin Heppner and Kara Oosterhuis, featuring:

  • Peter Johnson with tips for boosting protein to capture premiums in the wheat market, the impact of the current heat wave on wheat yield potential in Western Canada and the Northern U.S., and his thoughts on the reports of dicamba injury in the southern U.S., what it means for growers with Xtend beans;
  • JoAnne Buth, CEO of the Canadian International Grains Institute, discusses changes to Cigi’s funding model and board, as the five-year transition period after the end of the Canadian Wheat Board comes to an end;
  • Ken Currah of BASF on fungicide decisions and timing in corn; and
  • As part of today’s TechTour feature, Cory Nelson of Grassy Lake, Alberta on how they’re using solar power to run irrigation.

RealAg Radio airs every weekday at 3pm CST on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.

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