One of the big benefits of strip tilling corn is the ability to place fertilizer directly into the berm or strip for greater nutrient efficiency. But as growers rotate out of strip-tilled corn, how can they assess the overall fertility of a field where nutrient placement was concentrated in specific areas? On this edition of… Read More

Excitement is building for Agritechnica — a gigantic farm equipmeent and technology show that only happens every two years in Hannover, Germany. The future-of-farming show covers nearly 98 acres and attracts hundreds of thousands of people. Back again this year will be the RealAgriculture team of RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney and production lead Jason… Read More

Visual damage to wheat kernels might look cringe-worthy, but it’s the damage you can’t see that’s causing downgrading this harvest season. Jeremy Boychyn, agronomist with the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, says wet harvest weather even before the late September snow storm is negatively impacting falling number — a key measure of milling quality. Some… Read More

Nuseed has announced Roger Rotariu as its new lead for marketing of North America. Rotariu is no stranger to agriculture having spent the past 25-plus-years working with companies such as Cargill and Bayer CropScience in various positions. Prior to taking on this new role, he was with Nufarm, Nuseed’s parent company, as the western Canadian… Read More

Today on RealAg Radio’s Agronomic Monday, hear about: Frost events, combining through mud, coming up with a Plan B, spraying after extreme frost, and more with Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson; Learnings on cover crops, and overcoming challenges, with Saskatchewan farmer Kevin Elmy; and From falling number to residue management — the consequences of wet weather… Read More

A part of France-based Groupe Roullier, TIMAC AGRO has announced new operations and a research facility in eastern Ontario. TIMAC AGRO will offer plant and animal nutrition products and establish a research and demonstration site in Leeds-Grenville County. Ryan Brophy will be in charge of coordinating Eastern Ontario activities and to partner with Western Canada-based… Read More

Unless you’ve been hiding out on a deserted island somewhere, you’re aware of the digital transformation that’s taking place in our world. But it may not have occurred to you, as an agricultural professional, that the digital transformation affects the farming industry as well. It turns out that all those nifty innovations you hear about… Read More