It’s mid-May, but you almost wouldn’t know it by looking at seeding progress in Manitoba and parts of Saskatchewan. Super-dry Alberta and suddenly-warm Ontario bookend the seeding and planting progress and average things out (what does average really tell us, anyway?). On this episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson brings us up to… Read More

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


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