How can growers push wheat yields to new levels? That’s a question we asked many times on RealAgriculture Wheat School during 2022. Throughout the season wheat researchers, agronomists and growers weighed in offering insights from research sites and farms in eastern and western Canada. Here’s a look back at what we learned. On our first… Read More

Get ready for our year-end wrap-up of The Agronomists! For this episode, host Lyndsey Smith asks the panelists from across Canada what the top weather, disease, insect, and weed challenge were for the 2022 growing season. To cover everything from flea beetles, surprising yields, and noxious weeds, our special guests are Jeremy Boychyn of Alberta… Read More

Now in its third year, the Alberta Wheat and Alberta Barley Plot2Farm program is turning out some excellent data regarding questions on nitrogen management, the timing of plant growth regulators, and seeding rates. Jeremy Boychyn, agronomy research extension agronomist with the commissions, says the field-scale, on-farm research program provides producers with the framework to implement… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio. Today’s show is brought to you by Roquette. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, to talk about farmers trying to combine corn in the snow, and if there is a purpose to bringing out the land… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! Today’s show host Lyndsey Smith, is joined by Jeremy Boychyn with the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, talking about too-warm soil and scouting for sawfly, and Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson of RealAgriculture, on hot beans in the bins, corn silage shortage in the… Read More

Join host Shaun Haney on today’s edition of Agronomic Monday as he is joined by: Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson of RealAgriculture; and Jeremy Boychyn of the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions Up for discussion: to bale or not to bale, late on-set tar spot, and gearing up for harvest! Thoughts on something we talked about… Read More

When thinking about protecting yield from disease, one of the first things to understand is where yield actually comes from. Jeremy Boychyn, agronomy research extension specialist with Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, understanding how the each leaf of the wheat plant builds yield helps inform decisions on how to best manage risks to yield. “One… Read More

Monday may be a dreaded day for many…however, here at RealAgriculture we look forward to it, because that means we get to talk agronomy on RealAg Radio! On today’s show, you’ll hear: Andy Kieraszewicz, farmer in Rodney, Ont., on raising soil organic matter; Manbir Rakkar of Montana State University, on the roll pulses can play… Read More

Grasshoppers are out there, and, in some areas in the Prairies, in large numbers. It’s important to get into your field and scout, not only for populations, but also as a friendly reminder that not all hopping insects are grasshoppers. There are other insects in the field that hop and jump but aren’t grasshoppers, says… Read More

It’s Monday, and it’s time to talk agronomy here on RealAg Radio! You’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, to shed light on everything he’s seeing in the east; Marvin Talsma of Climate FieldView, with a product spotlight; Jeremy Boychyn of Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, with an update from the west; and… Read More

 

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