It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to talk agronomy! On today’s February Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, with a little bit of everything; Meghan Vankosky, field crop entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), on some insect forecasts for the Prairies in canola —… Read More

Grain farmers are known for their generosity when supplying nitrogen to the corn crop, but many growers get stingy when providing nitrogen to the soybean crop. That’s a situation University of Illinois plant physiology professor Fred Below sees too often when it comes to managing the oilseed crop. In his presentation last month at the Ontario Agricultural Conference, Below… Read More

Welcome to another Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show you’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAg’s resident agronomist; Fred Below, professor in the Crop Science department at the University of Illinois; Justin Funk, market researcher and managing partner at AgriStudies Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host… Read More

Can you imagine 300 bushel corn?  I asked an industry person this question this week and he said, “I didn’t think that 200 bushel corn was possible.”  After being at the South West Ag conference this week, it might surprise you that all the discussed yield increase is not just in genetic advancements.  Several different… Read More


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