On this special Canada’s Outdoor Farm show edition of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson must share the spotlight with RealAgriculture founder Shaun Haney. From dicamba drift reports, to sticky, frost-damaged wheat, to hemp, and on to a hard no on drying down grazing corn, this week’s Word has something for everyone (and, thankfully, Shaun… Read More

Shaun Haney hosts the show Tuesday from the PRIDE Seeds booth at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ontario. Joining him are guests: Keith Currie, president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture who speaks about OFA’s push for rural broadband access. Dan Foster of PRIDE Seeds to talk about AgriShield, the product spotlight for today. The… Read More

Reaction continues to pour in from Mondays trade announcement between the U.S. and Mexico. Host, Shaun Haney, surveys what’s to come this week as Canada tries to secure a trilateral agreement. News lead, Jessika Guse, also discusses the reaction from the National Corn Growers Association to the USDA aid package. Other topics include: Canada has… Read More

RealAgriculture is focused on the issues that are impacting agriculture – that’s been our mandate since we started in 2008. Our team is focused on getting you content that applies to your business, so you’re not only getting the news, but also insight into what that news means to you and your business, no matter… Read More

A week of spotty rain has some farmers singing and others moaning, as this challenging growing season marches into mid-summer. The questions for host Peter Johnson continue to roll in, and this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word covers it all from plot results, to fungicide questions, to a correction, and on to grain storage… Read More

Grain prices this week were relatively quiet as the complex digested another World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report from the USDA that didn’t give much fodder to go off. According to the report, total South American soybean production is basically staying the same; U.S. corn exports were raised; and American soybean stocks ballooned… Read More

Nitrogen, nitrogen, nitrogen. It’s perhaps among the hottest of agronomic topics, and has inspired some great questions (and answers) in this episode of The Word, with host Peter Johnson. In the podcast, Johnson covers questions and comments on split-nitrogen, tillered winter wheat, organic matter, compaction and soybean cyst nematode. Have a question you’d like Johnson… Read More

Precision agriculture provides clear evidence of the impact of yield variability. But often farmers find themselves mired in a swamp of data as they work to create management zones and prescriptions to maximize yield across a field. University of Guelph’s Clarence Swanton certainly sees the opportunity for farmers to intensify management and increase yield but… Read More

2017 will go down as another eventful year in Canadian agriculture, from floods to droughts to wildfires and from taxes to trade. We saw new technologies introduced and old technologies brought back, as the agriculture community adapted to a changing world. As we’ve been reflecting on the past year, we pulled up the analytics from… Read More

The USDA released its monthly World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report today. Here’s a summary from Matthew Pot, author of Grain Perspectives: Corn: Corn futures increased by 3 cents today after the USDA threw a curve-ball by increasing corn yields well above the market expectations. The average trade estimates were between 169.7 and 169.9… Read More

 

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