Merry Christmas in April? Plenty of Ontario residents woke to snow this morning — does this mean planting will be delayed? Chill out, says Peter Johnson, in this episode of Wheat Pete’s Word. It’s only late April, and a little snow isn’t going to cause an issue. But, the growing season is underway, so it’s… Read More

Spring is clawing its way forward for many parts of Canada, but slowly. Snow continued to fall in Manitoba and parts of Saskatchewan over the Easter weekend, and even Ontario is getting a taste of a slow-to-start spring. The cold weather sure brings up some interesting questions regarding planting and seeding, nitrogen applications, weed control,… Read More

Spring has sprung — at least meteorologically — says host of Wheat Pete’s Word, Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson. In this very first spring 2022 episode, he tackles a plethora of topics, including Soil Champion highlights, wheat exports, starter nitrogen, and more! Have a question you’d like Johnson to address or some yield results to send… Read More

Of course we’re in for six more weeks of winter, Groundhog, we live in Canada! You know what else you can expect for the next six weeks (and longer)? Wheat Pete’s Word! On this week’s episode, host Peter Johnson explores many topics, including some shifting thinking on sulphur, how nitrogen fertilizer can acidify soil, and… Read More


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