Category: Wheat Pete’s Word

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 24: Unconventional cover cropping, vertical tillage and Johne’s concerns

Just because you listen to the show, doesn’t mean you have to agree with host Peter Johnson — in fact, he loves constructive disagreement! From the value (or lack thereof) of horse manure to brown wheat, Wheat Pete addresses constructive criticism as well as questions (soybeans, measuring sulphur, red clover in canola) in another energetic… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 17: Winter wheat woes, floating trash whippers and brown rivers

In this episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson addresses questions surrounding winter wheat; fertility; cover crops; corn; manure and more. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Summary: 00:50 –… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 10: Deep rippers, streamer bars and frost-seeding

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson addresses compaction; frost-seeding in Alberta; equipment; nitrogen management; manure; and corn plots. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Summary 01:14 – Never… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 3: Free run chickens, plant growth regulators and erosion

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson addresses New Year’s resolutions, spreading manure on snow, fertility, plant growth regulators, and the ongoing tillage discussion. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 20: Corn yields, frost-seeding and no-till erosion

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson covers yield, tillage, erosion, cover crops, and more. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Summary: 01:00 – This is the last Wheat… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 13: A cover crop crash and the great aeration debate

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson talks drilling wheat, rotational questions, plot data, drying and much more. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Summary: 01:05 – Wheat is… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 6: Vernalization, press wheels and a split-N strategy

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson talks harvest, wheat, wacky weather, managing nitrogen, press wheels, soybeans, fertility, tile drainage, tillage and measuring grain in the bin. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete),… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 29: Confusing corn, plot quandaries and recreational tillage

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson talks corn and soybean information, high-yielding (and confusing corn), corn plot quandaries, and recreational tillage. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected] Summary:… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 22: Swimming in rain, sacrificing straw and parking the plow

In this episode of The Word, host Peter No-Till takes us through Ontario’s wet conditions, zeroes in on soil health, discusses tillage, and answers some specific questions. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 15: Pirates, pigs in puddles and pounding the pulpit

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through huge harvest highlights, corn caramelization, dormant seeding, piracy and specific questions all the way from tile runs to (of course) everything wheat. Also, today’s episode is brought to you by the letter P. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 8: Plot data, whacking weeds and the corn conundrum

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through plot data, the corn conundrum, whacking weeds and specific questions all the way from wheat to fertilizer salt injury. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 2: Wet feet, soft kernels, and plenum temperatures

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through updates on moisture conditions in Ontario and the incredible corn crop (but it’s not all roses). Then: questions around weed control, cereal rye as a cover crop and applying dairy manure now. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 25: Head in the oven, feet in the freezer

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through questions around corn, big wind, soil testing, fall fertility, wheat, alfalfa and red clover. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 18: Cutting hay, calibrating monitors and harvesting corn

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through this week’s crop notes, and questions around cereals, hay, weed control and poor crops. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at 1-844-540-2014, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him… Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 11: Push-tests, cover crops and unbelievable yield reports

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through “unbelievable yield reports”, push back on his IP vs RR soybeans conversation, cover crop management, and some specific questions on triticale and wheat. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send in? Leave him a message at… Read more »