August is officially here and it’s time for another edition of Wheat Pete’s Word. On this week’s instalment, RealAgriculture’s Peter Johnson has a few surprises, and unfortunately for many, we aren’t talking about the good kind of surprise. Johnson discusses some of the ongoing and surprise insect issues plaguing producers along with diseases that have… Read More

On today’s Agronomic episode of RealAg Radio, hear from: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, on the importance of rotation (no — not corn on corn!) in a drought season in the east; Bethany Wyatt of BASF, on fungicide resistance; Adam Fast of the University of Alberta, on enhanced efficiency fertilizers; and Sherrilyn Phelps… Read More

Thank you for listening to RealAg Radio! Today’s show is brought to you by Alliance Seeds. On the show today, hear from: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson on the week’s agronomic questions, conditions, and things to scout for; Jodee Karlowsky, general manager of Alliance Seeds, with a spotlight interview; and, Host Shaun Haney covers the top… Read More

The Middlesex County Agricultural Hall of Fame is honouring seven people with an induction for 2022. One of those deserving people is Mr. Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, resident agronomist of RealAgriculture, long-serving extension advocate, and host of Wheat Pete’s Word, now in its eighth year. For 2022, Johnson’s fellow inductees include: Craig & Moira Connell, Syd & Jeanne Greenberg,… Read More

The sins of the spring are expected to show up about now in the crop, but what about weather conditions last fall? This week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word fields several questions about strange observations in the field: from stressed corn, weirdly tall wheat, tire-track greenness and much more. Have a question you’d like Johnson… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio here on RealAgriculture! Mondays are for agronomy, and on today’s show host Shaun Haney is joined by Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson to tackle top-of-mind agronomic considerations, including what to spray on hailed crops, why yellow corn isn’t always concerning, and the real cost of too-big weeds, plus more!… Read More

 

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