RealAg Radio, Jan 20: Spraying with drones, the cover crop yield boost and rules of the road

RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney starts the week off with a busy show:

  • Could we soon be spraying crops with unmanned aerial vehicles? Transport Canada has granted its first certificate for spraying with a drone. ROGA Drone owner Don Campbell joins RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner to talk about their new Special Flight Operations Certificate.
  • What, exactly, are the benefits of cover crops? University of Guelph research scientist Laura Van Eerda speaks to RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin at the Ontario Certified Crop Advisors Association meeting.
  • Resident agronomist Peter Johnson discusses controlled traffic farming in potato production, the rules of the road for equipment, micronutrients in soybeans and intensive corn management.

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Wheat Pete’s Word, March 21: Nitrogen timing, split-S, and the impact of cereal rye before corn

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