RealAg Radio, May 21: Planting delays, wheat singulation, and the Canadian potato industry

It’s the Victoria Day weekend and farmers across the country are busy with planting, seeding and dealing with varying conditions. We have a great RealAg Radio agronomic Monday to push you through the end of the long weekend.

Today’s show includes:

  • Wheat Pete and Shaun discuss the wet start in Lampton and Essex county’s in Ontario, getting your wheat in the ground with a planter, complicated tank mixes and how to use boron properly.
  • Phillip Horsch talks to Kelvin Heppner about bringing European ideas and concepts to North America and the impact of the consumer on farming practices.
  • Kevin MacIsaac, general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada gives us an overview of the Canadian potato Industry.

Catch RealAg Radio every weekday at 4pm eastern (replay at 7am) on SiriusXM Rural Radio channel 147.

 

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