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

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

Western Canada got absolutely hammered by snow this last week, which brings up questions on lifters, stripper headers, and more. For Ontario, soybean harvest is late but rolling, and that means the questions about winter wheat seeding are also rolling in to Wheat Pete’s Word host, Peter Johnson’s mailbox! From when to bump seeding rates,… Read More