While using winter wheat for grazing doesn’t exactly excite host Peter Johnson, he dedicates a little time to the subject today, along with all sorts of questions around sulfur, a bit on glyphosate resistant fleabane in straw, and a mention of barley yellow dwarf virus. Find a summary of today’s show topics and times below… Read More

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 1-888-746-3311, send him a tweet (@wheatpete), or email him at [email protected]. Summary: 00:50 –… Read More

Co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner are back for a post-Canadian-Thanksgiving show. After the typical sports- and food-related contemplations, this Agronomy Tuesday episode covers: Kelvin’s Hot Picks sitting at 4 for 5. Top Ag News – an update of prairie crop quality and yields, Canadian hog prices, PEDv in Manitoba, a new multi-species slaughter facility… Read More

Wet conditions in parts of Western Canada — especially in the central and northern areas of Alberta — meant some acres went unseeded this spring. Winter cereals are an option for farmers eager to get a crop growing in those unseeded fields (or in early harvested fields in more southern areas), but there are some… Read More

Kelvin hosts today’s Agronomy Monday show, with guests include Dave Hooker and Greg Stewart discussing ‘7 tips for corn in 2017,’ Susan Fitzgerald on Ontario CCAs getting 4R nutrient certification, Peter Johnson discussing the importance of uniform corn emergence and John Heard on assessing winter wheat survival. Catch RealAg Radio every weekday at 2pm Mountain… Read More

It’s Friday already, as we look back on a busy week here on RealAg Radio that’s included the Canola Council of Canada’s 50th convention, the Advancing Women in Ag conference, the London Farm Show, Malt Masters and more… Guests today include Saskatchewan farmer and Western Canadian Wheat Growers director Cheralyn Nagel, Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada executive… Read More

Ontario’s winter wheat crop is growing like gangbusters thanks to unseasonably warm fall temperatures. But could it grow too much? “No way,” says agronomist Peter Johnson in Real Agriculture’s latest Wheat School episode. “The only thing we have to worry about is if it’s still growing on Christmas Eve, like last year.” In that case… Read More

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