Beans. Soybeans, that is. On today’s LIVE our host Shaun Haney is joined by OMAFRA soybean specialist Horst Bohner. They talk soybean yields, genetics, fertility, crop rotations, and residue management. Don’t miss RealAg LIVE! weekdays at 1 pm M/3 pm E across social media! SUMMARY Record soybean yields? Some Ontario farmers are having their best… Read More

As combines roll across Ontario, growers are harvesting impressive crops that in many cases are producing record yields. But with all that excitement, it’s important to remember the impact those huge yields will have on nutrient removal and what they take out of your soil bank account. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soil School, Brussels… Read More

A light frost of minus 1 or so this early in the year shouldn’t have impacted Ontario grain crops like it has, but here we are. “It hurt way more than I ever anticipated,” says Peter Johnson, RealAgriculture agronomist. Eastern Ontario was much harder hit with colder temps over several nights, but in southwestern Ontario,… Read More

Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson talks a mile a minute in this one folks, buckle up! In this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson answers all the agronomy questions about wheat seeding, cover crops, and weed control, in a Farmer Rapid Fire style. We see what you did there, Johnson, trying to be… Read More

The new X9 series John Deere combine has plenty to offer at the back end, but there’s been significant changes at the front of the combine too, with an all-new header model line-up. Joining Bernard Tobin for a breakdown of the new headers, is Matt Daniels, product manager for front end equipment with John Deere…. Read More

Since the release of the new X series combines from John Deere, there’s been a lot of curiosity and perhaps some controversy surrounding the new line-up. RealAgriculture covered the initial launch of the X Series back in June (that story here), and though we couldn’t join John Deere in person at the Farm Progress Show… Read More

As the season changes to fall, the leaves find new colours, football starts, and crops attempt to finish prior to the first hard frost. In a very quick weather change over the last four days, Tuesday morning brought extremely cold temperatures to large parts of the Prairies, from Manitoba, through Saskatchewan, and into Alberta. Night… Read More

The future of headers is unlikely to continually stretch wider and wider, so what, then, does the header of 10 years from now offer? That’s just one of the topics of conversation in this LIVE! segment with Jamie Pegg, general manager for Honey Bee Manufacturing. Listen/watch below for a discussion on why the company went… Read More

Spring 2019 was certainly a challenge for Ontario corn growers. With more than double the annual spring rainfall, many growers kept hoping the rain would stop and a planting window would emerge, but in many cases that opportunity didn’t arrive until June. For Maizex agronomist Greg Stewart, it was the most delayed planting season he’s… Read More

 

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