Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by PRIDE Seeds! Today’s show host Shaun Haney is joined by Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, to talk about the snow that has arrived in the east and how it impacts the rest of the corn harvest and… Read More

From moisture to nutrients, plant roots play a critical role in feeding corn throughout the growing season. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Corn School, Sullivan Agro agronomist Paul Sullivan looks at some of the problems growing plants can run into as they push down into the soil looking to feed the plant, fuel cob… Read More

Soil, water and topography maps — more commonly know as SWAT Maps — are becoming a familiar management tool for corn producers. These high-resolution soil foundation maps are used to execute variable rate fertilizer, seed, soil amendment and pesticide applications. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Corn School, host Bernard Tobin catches up with Sullivan… Read More

What’s going on below ground? That’s a question farmers often ask when it comes to tillage and the impact different tillage strategies and implements have on soil and crop roots. In this 2021 Ontario Diagnostic Days video report, we catch up with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) soil management specialist Sebastien Belliard,… Read More

It’s time for Day 6 of Ontario Diagnostic Days! The annual Ontario field crop diagnostic days held at Ridgetown, Elora, and Winchester are again virtual in 2021. Management tips for corn, soybeans and dry beans; learning lessons from your soil; and the role robotic technology plays on the farm are all featured in this episode. We’ll… Read More

Welcome to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! Thanks for stopping by. On today’s show, you’ll hear from: Hector Carcamo, research scientist at AAFC Lethbridge, on some interesting flea beetle research results; Paul Sullivan of Sullivan Agro has tips for good crop scouting in corn; Haley Catton, crop entomologist at AAFC, Lethbridge, is here… Read More

Welcome to a new week of RealAg Radio! We hope wherever you are spending today, you stay warm. On today’s agronomic Monday show, you’ll hear from: Tom Wolf of Sprayers 101 and AgriMetrix, on reducing spray waste; Bill MacDonald of Niagara College, on cannabis agronomy; An interview from a while back featuring Mark Foster and… Read More

With June arriving this week, corn is rushing ahead and growing rapidly. Now’s the time for growers to get out and scout fields to identify planting issues, determine yield potential and start fine-tuning your management plan, says Kinburn, Ont., agronomist Paul Sullivan. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Sullivan notes that stand assessment and… Read More

Happy Agronomic Monday! FarmTech runs this week in Edmonton, Alta., and we’ve got a team in place — stay tuned for coverage from the show! In the meantime, have a listen to today’s show, featuring: The top ag news stories of the day, with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; Does potash get the attention it deserves? RealAgriculture’s… Read More

When it comes to corn fertility and higher yield, nitrogen is the star of the corn production show. But Carleton Place, Ont., farmer Mark Foster and agronomist Paul Sullivan feel it’s time potash received its share of the spotlight. At the SouthWest Agricultural Conference earlier this month, the pair shared how they have unleashed the… Read More

To round out the week, RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney invites well-known Ontario agronomist Paul Sullivan, along with producers Bruce Hudson and Colin Kelly on the show to talk about issues that are impacting their farm or agronomy businesses, and what they’re looking forward to for the upcoming 2019 season. In this episode of RealAg… Read More

If it’s not raining, maybe it’s time to tromps through the corn field. It doesn’t take long for weed pressure to accumulate in a crop, especially in conditions where the crop canopy is slow to close. But deciding on a re-spray is every bit as complicated as deciding what to spray. Assessments should include staging, health, invasiveness… Read More

 

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