The impact of 2021’s drought and heat across many parts of the Prairies continues to be a key point in conversation as we look towards the 2022 growing season. Meghan Vankosky, field crop entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) based at Saskatoon, Sask., recently spoke at Alberta’s Agronomy Update to discuss the impact the… Read More

It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to talk agronomy! On today’s February Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, with a little bit of everything; Meghan Vankosky, field crop entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), on some insect forecasts for the Prairies in canola —… Read More

Welcome this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show, you’ll hear: Ken Currah, agronomist at BASF, on fungicide strategies in corn; Meghan Vankosky, field crop entomologist at AAFC, Saskatoon, for a chat about pea leaf weevil; Dale Cowan, AGRIS Co-op agronomist, talks about nitrogen fixation in corn; Nate Ort, agronomy specialist at Canola… Read More

Pea leaf weevils are out and active, and if they’re present in your fields they’re doing foliar damage to pea and faba bean crops. Meghan Vankosky, field crop entomologist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, Sask., joins Kara Oosterhuis for a discussion about pea leaf weevil scouting and thresholds in this Pulse School episode. “You… Read More

We’re likely biased, but entomology might be the most fascinating aspect of agronomy. To celebrate our tiny friends in the field — beneficial insects — this episode of The Agronomists features not two but three guests: Meghan Vankosky and Tyler Wist, both of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and John Gavloski with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource… Read More

Today on the show: Meghan Vankosky, an entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, explains what to look for when you sweep your crop; Dennis Lange, pulse and soybean production specialist with Manitoba Agriculture describes how to evaluate your soybean stand; and, Resident agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson, is in to answer all your agronomic questions…. Read More

Researchers with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are in the process of identifying and describing a tiny midge species that was first confirmed in canola fields in parts of Western Canada last year. It’s not swede midge, as was previously thought. This new species belongs to the same Contarinia genus, but is more robust, has hairier… Read More

 

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