Welcome to another Agronomic Monday here on RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson talks about fungicide timing in the east, water quality, and more; A Climate FieldView product spotlight with Chapin Bell; and, Ryan Benjamins of Benjamins Agronomy Services, talks about soybean establishment and plant stand evaluations. Thoughts on something… Read More

Several reports of poor regrowth on second- or later-year alfalfa in the Niagara and other Ontario regions seems to be caused by one culprit: alfalfa weevil. Agronomists are reporting scouting fields that have already reached threshold for the pest (see photos below). Because of early season heat, some established fields of alfalfa were cut relatively… Read More

Scouting soybeans is a big part of any Ontario agronomist’s year. Emergence, a consistent plant stand, and seeding depth are the first few things to scout for in the field. Ryan Benjamins, who owns and operates Benjamins Agronomy Services, gives tips for scouting soybeans and what to consider further along in the growing season, in… Read More