Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Guest host Lyndsay Smith is joined by: Gerrit Herrema of Uxbridge, Ont.; Dan Petker of Norfolk, Ont.; Kresten Jorgensen of Special Areas, Alta.; and Jason Kehler of Carman, Man. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Lyndsey… Read More

We’re painting this episode of The Agronomists red — for red clover! On this episode, Dr. Dave Hooker, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus, and Dan Petker, farmer and red clover grower extraordinaire from Port Rowan, Ont., join host Shaun Haney for a thorough discussion on being successful with cover crops, not just red clover. SUMMARY… Read More

Shorten soybean maturity, plant early, add a seed inoculant, topdress humic acid, bump up the sulphur, and add in some 20-inch rows — it’s all part of what makes Dan Petker a ‘Real’ wheat farmer, says RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson. On this Wheat School episode, Johnson travels to Port Rowan, Ont., to get the scoop… Read More


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