It’s Agronomic Monday and today’s show runs the gamut, covering: The key role producers play in high yielding wheat, with Roger Sylvester-Bradley, ADAS; An overview of FarmTech learnings, with Canola Digest editor, Jay Whetter; Considering multiple years at a time when planning phosphorus applications, with Jeremy Boychyn of the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions; Learnings… Read More

Well, first off: Happy New Year! On this Day 3 of our special 2019 coverage, we’re looking at some of host Shaun Haney’s favourite interviews from June and July. Hear: Canadian Ag Hall of Famer Joanne Buth on her contributions to agriculture, favourite moment of her career, plans for retirement, and more; Richard Scott Jones,… Read More

Around 375 agronomists, researchers and farmers were in Saskatoon this week for the inaugural “Canola Week.” Organized by the Canola Council of Canada and AgWest Bio, the conference combined the annual Canola Industry Meeting, Canola Innovation Day and the Canola Discovery Forum, with several dozen experts sharing their latest findings in canola agronomy, disease resistance,… Read More

When that canola leaves your farm sometimes you don’t really think about its ultimate destination. Last spring, Jack in the Box invited some Cargill specialty oil growers to visit their head office in San Diego during the Canola Council Convention. Jay Whetter, Canola Digest editor, was able to tag along and write about the experience involving… Read More

As canola seed prices have risen, farmers across the prairies have cut back on the amount of seed they’re putting in the ground. The Canola Council of Canada still recommends aiming for 7 to 10 plants per square foot with uniform emergence and spacing, but many farms have been targeting lower plant stands — in the… Read More

 

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