In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, talks compaction, fertility, staging of winter wheat, the value of neonicotinoids on soybean seeds, the smoke test, and so much more. Skip to Podcast Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights (01:00) Winter Wheat Huge changes in… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, covers everything from weather to annual ryegrass control. And, did you get last week’s homework assignment done? Skip to Podcast Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights (01:05) Weather Update: (01:12) 7.5″ rainfall from March 21… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, examines everything from weather impacts to phosphorous management. And yes, you do have some homework this week. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: 01:00 Flooding in Ontario. Erosion, erosion, erosion. 01:57 Red squirrels into corn seed… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, examines everything from erosion and weird wheat to cover crop management and insect pests. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: There are huge amounts of erosion in high tillage zones in Ontario. “We simply have to… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, examines everything from early N applications in wheat to the maple syrup harvest. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: The 2016 crop season has begun in Ontario with some nitrogen going down on wheat When and… Read More

Another Word from the road! This week, Peter Johnson is hitting the stage in Saskatoon and Brandon, as part of the TechTourLIVE traveling roadshow. In this episode, Johnson covers these crazy spring conditions, weed control, “the crop of all crops,” and roasting soybean. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected]…. Read More

This week’s Word comes from the road, as Peter Johnson is spending the day on the prairies as part of RealAgriculture’s TechTour LIVE… Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: If you’re short moisture, don’t give up the moisture you have now! Get out there and seed. Risk of… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, tackles everything from frost seeding to broadcasting fertilizer.  Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: Get the red clover on the wheat! For goodness sakes, don’t wait any longer! No changing Wheat Pete’s mind on GMOs…. Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, covers everything from wheat evolution to fertility, alfalfa agronomy to a rather upsetting article… Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: Weather Dave Phillips predicting one of the ten warmest springs on record El Nino in… Read More

What do cold winter temperatures, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency and the J-E-L-L-O jingle have in common? They’re all in this week’s Word, with Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture and host of this weekly podcast. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email [email protected] Highlights: Yowzers – what a cold weekend!… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture and host of this weekly podcast, answers questions around cover crops, rotations, red clover, fertility and insecticides. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him [email protected] Highlights: Brewers in England will no longer accept barley that has been sprayed with… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture and host of this weekly podcast, answers questions around weather, rotations and fertility. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: Recognize that food is everyone’s business. If you’ve farmed today, thank a consumer. We’re in a… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture and host of this weekly podcast, shares highlights from the FarmSmart and YieldSmart conferences, Ag Days in Brandon, as well as answers to several specific questions on thin wheat stands, manure management, under-seeding with red clover and more. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send… Read More

On this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture and host of this weekly podcast, gets into the hows and whys of reducing phosphorus losses, managing this year’s wheat crop, and tillage on manure. Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Highlights: Ag needs to figure out… Read More

In this week’s Word, Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for RealAgriculture and host of this weekly podcast, answers questions around wheat management, cover crops and manure. Plus, we should probably talk about that Wheat Pete-ism suggesting buckwheat isn’t a real crop… Have a question for Wheat Pete? Call 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected]…. Read More