RealAg Radio, Dec 21: How new canola varieties are selected, battling herbicide resistant waterhemp, and the newb's first interview


Welcome to an agronomic Monday AND the start of the Christmas week (only 4 more sleeps!).

On today’s show you’ll hear:

  • Raymond Gadoua, of WCCRRC and the Canola Council of Canada, on how new canola varieties are selected;
  • Peter Sikkema, professor of field crop weed management at the University of Guelph. He’s talking about herbicide resistant waterhemp;
  • Breanne Tidemann, research scientist for weed science and agronomy at AAFC in Lacombe, Alta., on the relationship of canola in rotation and yield (Lara de Moissac’s first video interview!); and,
  • A sneak peek at tonight’s episode of The Agronomists

Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected], on Twitter by using the hashtag #RealAgRadio, or give us a shout on the listener line, 1-855-776-6147.

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