Happy New Year, listeners! Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson is back with the 191st episode of Wheat Pete’s Word and it could be the very first episode in months not to use that dreaded three-letter word (DON). Instead, this episode talks soil sampling and nutrient recommendation philosophies, dealing with ruts and wet fall conditions, winter manure… Read More

He sings, he dances, and he hosts a weekly agronomy podcast — the multi-talented Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson is back for this week’s edition of Wheat Pete’s Word, and we’ve got some major miles to cover on destroying a corn crop effectively. It’s heartbreaking, of course, but Agricrop is releasing some acres to be destroyed…. Read More

Thursday on RealAg Radio it’s a U.S. Thanksgiving show featuring a festive lineup. Barry Senft of the Grain Farmers of Ontario discusses marketing opportunities for the high DON corn crop. Ontario field editor, Bern Tobin, reports on the happenings at this weeks Ontario Federation of Agriculture and Canadian Weed Science Society meeting. Then, Matt Fagnou… Read More

To say it’s been a tough few weeks of harvest for Ontario growers would been an understatement, and Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson has a thrown out a challenge to all — call your neighbour, check in, let them talk or vent their frustration. We’re a community, after all. On that note, the RealAgriculture has questions… Read More

It’s agronomic Monday on the show and there are definitely many topics to cover. Best of luck to all of you that are still trying to finish harvest and for those of you that are done, its never too early to start the planning for 2019. Sherry Waddingham, president of Mindshift, a Toronto-based workplace communications… Read More

It might not yet be December, but when things are all said and done the story of the year in agriculture for 2018 will be the U.S./China trade war. We have seen a a tit-for-tat tariff battle, shifting of traditional export pathways, and increased subsidy programs attempting to cover market losses while longer-term repairs are in… Read More

 

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