Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss using a land roller to snow, soil testing, and more! Also hear from Ruoxi Xia with Alberta Grains on seeding rates and tackling seed borne diseases… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss the Great Lakes YEN program, the basics of drainage, agvocating for agriculture, and more! Also hear from Laura Schmidt with Manitoba Pulse Growers Association on planting… Read More

It won’t be long before planters and seeders are rolling for #plant24, but some areas will be well ahead of others, like southern Ontario. The mild winter has certainly got many thinking about field passes. From nitrogen and sulphur applications, to manure, and even maybe some early planting, wheels are turning. And with that comes… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss stripper headers, optimal corn plant population, and more. There’s also a spotlight interview with Dr. Meagan Vankosky of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on the Field Heroes… Read More

When the weather is warm early in the season, everyone starts talking winter wheat. This spring in Ontario, the winter wheat crop is awake and no one is more excited than RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson. On this episode of the Wheat School, Johnson is walking a wheat field near Georgetown, Ont. The crop is greening… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson, to discuss if there are places to cut corners or not cut when it comes to agronomics, split N applications, soil fertility, and more! Then hear the spotlight… Read More

When you think about managing crop residue breakdown, do you think about the carbon-to-nitrogen ratio of the residue? If not, it might be time to do so, as genetic advancements in corn, for example, has actually made it somewhat harder for stalks to breakdown. That’s just one discussion in this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s… Read More

A good portion of Ontario is nearing the end of what has been a very mild winter. Bare and sometimes thawed ground has many farmers asking if it’s too early for clover, for frost seeding, for tillage, and for patching in wheat crops. There’s also a saying that goes, “just because you can doesn’t mean… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Nufarm. On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss yield components, learning blocks, winter crops with cold weather, and more! We will also hear a spotlight interview with Tyler Gullen for Nufarm… Read More

Wheat yield is made up of many yield components ranging from thousand kernel weight to head size and kernels per head. But when it comes to driving higher yields, all those components take a back seat to the number of heads per square metre. It’s the big data point emerging from three years of data… Read More

 

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