RealAg Radio, Oct 30: Inoculant options, pricey pickups and mind-blowing yields

Happy Agronomic Monday! Today, on the show:

  • Top Ag News – Kelvin’s Hot Picks; CN Railway and Norfolk Southern working together on a “joint interline service” to help congestion in Chicago; another rough week for Minister of Finance Bill Morneau; former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s criticism of the current government; the impact of trade (or lack thereof) on pickup truck pricing; federal government says Manitoba’s carbon tax plan is not enough; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s impending battles with the provinces.
  • Monsanto BioAg’s inoculant options.
  • Peter Johnson, resident agronomist, joins to discuss his recent volunteering efforts, what’s happening with yields, how the corn harvest in Ontario is coming along, excess moisture, vernalization, variety selection and more.
  • What is the right amount of on-farm grain storage? Let us know what you think with our three-question survey.

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


RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

A team effort of RealAgriculture videographers and editorial staff to make sure that you have the latest in agronomy information for your farm.


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