Welcome to the Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, you’ll hear: Nikki Vercaigne of BASF, on the importance of inoculants in your pulse crops; Albert Tenuta of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) on tar spot management strategies for 2022; Sheldon Toews of BASF, on soil temperatures for seeding… Read More

When looking at maximizing the yield on soybean crops, there are plenty of variables to consider including timing, number of passes and which ones to use exclusively, or combine a couple to elicit the desired outcome. To gain insight on these variables, we turn to another 2021 Ontario Diagnostic Days video report, where we talk with Horst… Read More

Potassium powers soybean yield. Nitrogen and phosphorus make key contributions and then there are the micros like sulphur and boron that pitch in and help. How much of these nutrients should growers apply in 2022 to optimize their soybean acres? How do you navigate the challenge of skyrocketing fertilizer prices and availability versus lucrative market… Read More

When should growers apply nitrogen during the growing season to help their soybean crop optimize yield? That’s a question Ontario Ministry of  Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs soybean specialist Horst Bohner tackles in this 2021 Ontario Diagnostic Days video report. Bohner kicks off the discussion with help from Aaron Stevanus, agronomist and Mosaic technical sales manager. For Stevanus,… Read More

Yep — it’s the start of yet another week, which also means it’s time to talk agronomy! On today’s Agronomic Monday episode of RealAg Radio, we’re going to share some of our favourite episodes of The Agronomists. You’ll hear: Horst Bohner of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and Doug Moisey of Pioneer… Read More

Happy New Year, everyone! We’re back to the regular routine and kicking off 2022 with an agronomic Monday, featuring resident agronomist Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson and Ontario soybean specialist Horst Bohner. On the show, hear about: Inter-row cultivation; N-fixation for non-legume crops; Where big bean yields came from; Our latest poll on ’22 resolutions; and,… Read More

It’s time for Day 7 of Ontario Diagnostic Days! The annual Ontario field crop diagnostic days held at Ridgetown, Elora, and Winchester are again virtual in 2021. Wheat and soybean fungicide tips, tar spot control in corn, manganese deficiency, plant growth regulators and double crop soybeans are all featured in this episode. We’ll kick it off with Ontario… Read More

Welcome to this Monday edition of RealAg Radio! You’ll hear agronomy-related content from: Horst Bohner, OMAFRA soybean specialist, talking about unevenly maturing soybeans; Nicole Penney of FS Partners, on feeding soil microbes with bio-based fertilizers; Derwyn Hammond of Pioneer, on flea beetle and cutworm concerns in canola; Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, talks about planting wheat… Read More

As soybean harvest gears up across eastern Canada, many growers are reporting uneven maturity in fields. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, Bernard Tobin catches up with Horst Bohner, OMAFRA soybean specialist, to find out why fields are not ripening or senescing evenly. The first potential explanation is uneven spring emergence, says Bohner. This… Read More

 

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