It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson, to discuss planting winter wheat and winter rye, weed control in the cold temperatures to the west, and concern on corn test weights. We will also hear from Alberta Tenuta, plant pathologist with the Ontario… Read More

Every sprayer operator has the ability to mitigate sprayer drift. The first and easiest thing an operator can do is change their droplet size. “It’s simple physics,” says Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs application technology specialist Jason Deveau. “When you go to a larger droplet, it’s more likely to continue to travel… Read More

Cool, wet conditions have Ontario growers wondering when soybeans will mature and whether the crop can escape the impact of fall frosts. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Soybean School, host Bernard Tobin catches up with Horst Bohner, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs soybean specialist, to discuss what needs to happen in… Read More

Planting winter wheat on time is the most cost effective way to increase winter wheat yields in Ontario. That’s the key message Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs cereals specialist Joanna Follings has for growers as winter wheat planting gets underway in the province. “Timely planting is so so critical to optimizing your… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this episode of Tuesdays with Lyndsey! On today’s show, hear from: Mike Cowbrough with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, on Palmer amaranth confirmed; Mark Versluys, Corteva Agriscience on herbicide options for thistles; Tara Mulhern Davidson with Lonesome Dove Ranch on business risk programs and managing drought; and,… Read More

When heavy summer rains arrive, Albert Tenuta’s phone starts to ring. The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs plant pathologist started hearing from growers across the province in late June as soil-borne disease moved into many soybean fields after a series of pounding rain events. When soybeans get wet feet in early summer,… Read More

Some herbicides aren’t very effective at controlling a weed like horsetail, but when you combine two poor-performing products, they can deliver a surprising level of control. In weed science terms, this ability of different active ingredients to team up and deliver a knockout blow is called herbicide synergy. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Soybean… Read More

Soybeans don’t like wet feet, and when rain is plentiful in June and July, saturated soils typically lead to an increase in fungal seedling diseases. Four of the most common culprits are pythium and phytophthora root rots as well as rhizoctonia and fusarium. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Soybean School, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture,… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by Corteva! On this episode, we will hear from Brett Halstead with SaskWheat on pending Canadian Grain Commission changes for August 1, and Colin Elgie, with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, on nitrogen loss in… Read More

Wet, humid conditions can cause corn diseases to advance quickly. The usual suspects are always a concern: Northern corn leaf blight, gibberella ear rot, and more, but a new-to-Ontario disease, tar spot, has been harder to predict when it comes to threat level. In 2022, early indications showed the disease was present but a dry… Read More

Can heavy July rains fuel nitrogen leaching and push the valuable nutrient beyond the reach of corn plant roots? That’s a question Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs corn specialist Ben Rosser has been hearing a lot lately as many areas of the province have been dealt a deluge of rain. On this… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio with host Shaun Haney. We will hear from Peter Johnson of RealAgriculture on nitrogen, ultra early seeding, sunshine, and much more! Then, we’ll hear from Albert Tenuta, plant pathologist with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, on tar spot risk in… Read More

 

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