Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio. In today’s episode, host Shaun Haney goes over some feedback from you — the audience! He is then joined by Peter Johnson to discuss a number of topics, including: Gibberella in corn; Corn maturity; Wheat planting depth; and Cutting height on silage. We… Read More

Successfully securing funding for a new zero-till drill or a nitrogen-saving fertilizer treatment feels good, but one-off payouts to farmers as a funding model for advancing agriculture in the big picture is short-sighted, says Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist. Johnson is firmly on the side of funding big-picture research and extension. And for… Read More

How come the corn plants are so tall this year? It’s all about early season temperatures, says Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson in this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word podcast. Plus, listen on or download for later to learn about maximum nutrient impacts, root issues in disguise, cool weather impacts and more! Have a question you’d like… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Peter Johnson to discuss a number of agronomic topics, including: Bent wheat in Alberta; Ontario harvest yields; and, Night time temperatures and development. We will also hear a spotlight interview with Tom Ernst with Corteva, about clubroot…. Read More

Are you ready for an agronomy Q&A? On this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson is ready with some timing questions on #plant24, comparing this year’s weather to 1993 (why, though?), answers several questions on cover crop management, taking out a hay stand, and starting off winter wheat. Have a question you’d… Read More

How does farm drainage work and why is it important for agriculture? Those are the first two questions we’ll tackle on Talking Tile, a new RealAgriculture video series designed to share insights on Ontario farm drainage. In the months ahead, we’ll look at everything from the impact on yield to how farmers can maintain their… Read More

It hurts RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson to talk about broadcasting winter wheat seed into standing soybeans, but growers have been peppering him with questions about the practice. Johnson would rather see growers plant wheat with a drill but with many Ontario soybean fields “green as grass” as the calendar turns to September, in some areas… Read More

And just like that, we’re onto the last episode of The Agronomists for the month of August. Time flies when we’re having fun, hopefully you all are, too! For this episode of The Agronomists, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Brunel Sabourin of Antara Agronomy, and Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson of RealAgriculture, to discuss when… Read More

A less than ideal wheat harvest hasn’t dampened a lot of excitement over wheat yields in Ontario, as some great averages are trickling in. The biggest question popping up on Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson’s radar right now is how to get next year’s wheat off to the best start while beans are still standing. The… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition with this week’s host Lyndsey Smith! On today’s show, hear from: Breanne Tidemann of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on what to do about herbicide resistant wild oats; Kelvin Heppner’s recent interview with Kim Brown-Livingston of Manitoba Ag on herbicide resistant Canada fleabane; and, Peter Johnson on… Read More

 

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