RealAg Radio, August 14: Test weights, seed quality, & yellow patches in beans


Agronomy Monday edition of RealAg Radio, with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights:

  • Before agronomy, a little trade. Finally… NAFTA negotiations to begin on Wednesday;
  • Peter Johnson discusses how rain impacts wheat test weights, slow maturing wheat (probably a good thing!), glyphosate timing, #plantgreen lessons from 2017;
  • Holly Gelech of BioVision Seed Labs on how growing conditions in 2017 have impacted seed quality;
  • Kristen MacMillan, research agronomist with the University of Manitoba, looks back on issues with iron deficiency chlorosis, root rots and aphids in soybeans in Manitoba;
  • Wes Reid of WA Grain on preventing bleaching in grean peas;
  • Colin van Haar of the Canadian Grain Commission discusses the CGC’s harvest sample program.

Join us for RealAg Radio every weekday at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.

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