RealAg Radio, Aug 6: Corn roots, cover crops, anti-lodging systems, and MRLs


It’s basically Agronomic Tuesday today, with a range of topics, including:

  • Roots – resident agronomist Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson joins to talk about the wet spring and its impact on corn roots;
  • Lodging – Amy Mangin, University of Manitoba PhD student, on managing lodging;
  • Keeping it Clean – Nevin Rosaasen of Alberta Pulse Growers talks maximum residue levels (MRLs);
  • Cover crops – Jake Munroe, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, talks using cereal rye as a cover crop in a soybean year; and,
  • Wheat in New Zealand – Sam Livesey joins the show to chat about growing high yielding wheat!

Have feedback on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected], or on Twitter, with #RealAgRadio.

RealAg Radio airs every weekday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. MT) on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.

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