It’s time to wrap up the 2021 growing season, with a discussion on the most challenging agronomic topics of the year: from soil management, to determining yield capacity, to managing plant growth regulators. For this special year-end edition of The Agronomists, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Jeremy Boychyn with the Alberta Wheat and Barley… Read More

Welcome to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, where you’ll hear from: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, for an Ontario ag update. Also catch more of that soybean discussion in last week’s Wheat Pete’s Word; Tanis Sirski, agronomist with Corteva Agriscience and Pioneer Seeds Canada; and, Aaron Stevanus of Mosaic Company, for a clip from… Read More

If you’re already shopping around for next year’s seed supply for, well, everything, you’re probably going to be glad you did. To help make the decision on what to buy, Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson says the corn hybrid information for Ontario is complete and ready for your scrutiny, and on this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word,… Read More

If one crop is good, two could be better. Intercropping and relay cropping is gaining momentum in Ontario and Western Canada, in an effort to maximize yield, decrease fertilizer use, and possibly reduce herbicide and fungicide passes. To explore what the science tells us, we go to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researchers Eric Page at… Read More

It’s time for the season finale of Ontario Diagnostic Days! The annual Ontario field crop diagnostic days held at Ridgetown, Elora, and Winchester are again virtual in 2021. On this live broadcast, University of Guelph professors Dave Hooker and Francois Tardif join host Shaun Haney to talk three hot topics that are sure to grab growers’… Read More

Farmers and agronomists across Ontario are struggling with a few pest and agronomic challenges right now. From decreased corn stalk integrity, to western bean cutworm, and on to lodged or early death in beans, a relatively good year is still throwing some curve balls. For this episode of The Agronomists, host Lyndsey Smith is joined… Read More

The host of Wheat Pete’s Word, Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, is urging Ontario wheat growers to get those final yields reported so we can say once and for all if the province set a new record average wheat yield. There’s that in this week’s Word, plus a frank discussion on revenge spraying fungicide, why the… Read More


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