The PRIDE Seeds Education Centre is into its second year, and Matt Chapple, agronomist with PRIDE Seeds, says it’s like his sandbox — where the company can do studies and demonstrations, look at different genetics, or trial different practices that can improve yields. In this Soybean School episode, Bernard Tobin joins Chapple in his “sandbox”… Read More

A lack of late-season nitrogen and denitrification has been a concern this year, which is causing less than optimal growth in corn crops in parts of Ontario. Matt Chapple, market agronomist at PRIDE Seeds, has been getting plenty of calls this growing season about the issue, and in this Corn School episode, Bernard Tobin joins… Read More

We’ve got a great Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio for you today. You’ll hear: Robyne Bowness Davidson, pulse crop specialist at Lakeland College, on the critical weed-free period and herbicide carryover; Matt Chapple, market development agronomist at PRIDE Seeds, on getting soybeans off to a good start; Joanna Follings, cereals specialist at OMAFRA, and… Read More

As planters start rolling for the 2021 soybean season, growers will be managing many different planting environments — everything from conventional and minimum tillage to no-till and strip-till. Each management system will require different strategies but when properly executed (with a little cooperation from Mother Nature) they all have the potential to deliver high yields…. Read More

Patience is a virtue, especially at planting time. For this episode of RealAg LIVE! host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by PRIDE Seeds’ market agronomist Matt Chapple to talk soybean establishment, planting depth, weed control, avoiding chilled seeds, tillage prep, and so much more! Don’t miss RealAg LIVE! weekdays at 3 pm E on our livestream!… Read More

Welcome to this Monday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s episode we have an agronomic Monday theme where you’ll hear: Ashley Smith of BASF Canada, on pulse crop inoculant storage; Joel Basinger of John Deere, on new sprayer technology; Since a new episode of The Agronomists airs tonight, we’ll have a replay of our planter… Read More

Achieving a perfect planting pass requires fine-tuning equipment, fit soil, and patience. To discuss how to get there, The Agronomists’ host Shaun Haney is joined by Dale Cowan, senior agronomist for AGRIS Co-op, and Matt Chapple, market development agronomist for PRIDE Seeds. The trio tackle set up, down force, soil conditions, monitoring and so much more…. Read More

When Ontario growers detect high levels of soybean cyst nematodes (SCN) in their soils, sudden death syndrome (SDS) is usually not too far behind. On this episode of the Soybean School, we take a closer look at the two yield robbers, and how growers can help control SDS with more effective nematode management. PRIDE Seeds… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this weeks’ edition of Agronomic Monday! On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Albert Tenuta of Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), on the recent tar spot sighting in Ontario; Matt Chapple of PRIDE Seeds, on flex versus fixed hybrids on soybeans; and, Dr. Ross McKenzie,… Read More

Fixed and flex soybean varieties can have a great fit on your farm depending on the soil type and row spacing. Last year RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin, and Pride Seeds agronomist Matt Chapple discussed fixed and flex corn varieties. In this episode of Soybean School, the two are back in the field looking at how many… Read More

Happy Monday, everyone! We’ve got a terrific lineup of agronomics for you today. On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, with a broad agronomic conversation; Andrew Reid, technical service specialist with BASF, on the importance of managing pre-harvest intervals on your canola crop; Sherrilyn Phelps, lead agronomist… Read More

The better the job done at planting the better the yield potential of a corn crop. That much we know, but when planting into less-than-ideal conditions, like the spring of 2020, environmental factors can really wreak havoc on your end yield potential. Luckily, paying attention to seed singulation at planting time can help. “There’s no… Read More

Thanks for joining us on this Easter Monday edition of the show! We’ve got a great lineup for your Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio. You’ll hear: Top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Matt Chapple of Pride Seeds about on-farm trials and the importance of making sure you are prepared; Dr…. Read More

Have you connected with your agronomist or seed dealer to discuss plans for 2020 on-farm trials? When it comes to corn and soybean management, there’s nothing that trumps on-farm experience when making profitable decisions, says Pride Seeds market agronomist Matt Chapple. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Corn School, Chapple reviews some of the agronomic… Read More

Host Shaun Haney starts off the show with a discussion on the rail strike, and seven days in, he says, we need the government to take a much more active role in getting this strike settled. What do you think? Send us your thoughts (contact info below). Then, on today’s show you’ll hear: Matt Chapple,… Read More


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