It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAgRadio! On today’s show, you’ll hear from: John Gavloski, entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, for the latest on insect pressure; Shawn Conley of the University of Wisconsin, about unlocking the secrets of soybeans; Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, talking heat stress and timely rain; and, Justine Cornelsen with the Canola… Read More

We’re starting to see some flowering in canola and with that, scouting for sclerotinia is on the to-do list. Justine Cornelsen, with the Canola Council of Canada, based out of Manitoba, joined Kara Oosterhuis in this latest episode of Canola School. “It comes down to environmental conditions,” says Cornelsen, “Do you have enough moisture? Is… Read More

Verticillium stripe, also known as verticillium wilt, is a relatively new-to-Canada canola disease. First identified on a research farm in Manitoba in 2014, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) conducted a nation-wide survey to determine the extensiveness of the pathogen in 2015, and found it to be in multiple locations. In this episode of Canola… Read More