If you’ve grown peas, lentils, or any other pulse crop for a while, there may be background levels of rhizobia in your fields. However, it’s still important to use a “fresh” inoculant when you seed. “Inoculants are the rhizobial products that provide the right species of rhizobia for the right crop,” says Sherrilyn Phelps, agronomy… Read More

Happy Monday, everyone! We’ve got a terrific lineup of agronomics for you today. On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, with a broad agronomic conversation; Andrew Reid, technical service specialist with BASF, on the importance of managing pre-harvest intervals on your canola crop; Sherrilyn Phelps, lead agronomist… Read More

From the dreaded aphanomyces (hard to say, harder to control), to the potential of soybeans, fall weed control options, and on to delicious sounding diseases of fabas, Sherrilyn Phelps, agronomy lead for Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, has so much to cover in this week’s RealAg LIVE! segment. Host Shaun Haney and Phelps also discuss some of… Read More

It’s Monday, and you know what that means — we’re talking agronomics! Today, on the show: DIY precision ag, with Alberta farmer Brian Tischler; Determining nutrient needs, tips for soil sampling, crop trends and more, with Nutrien’s Dr. Cristie Preston; An update from Ontario Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) with executive director Susan Fitzgerald; Is there… Read More

It’s Election Day for Canadians and also happens to be Agronomy Monday for RealAg Radio! On today’s show: A shout-out to Dr. Cami Ryan, time travel, and romanticizing hunter-gatherer culture (see below the player); A discussion on falling number issues and grading, with Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson; An Ontario and eastern Canadian harvest update; and,… Read More

Not to be outdone by 2018, it’s another Snowtember for Alberta. Today, on the show, with host Shaun Haney: Management factors and variety selection for lower population (but high yielding) soybean stands, with Matt Chapple, PRIDE Seeds market agronomist; Thinking about next year’s crop and field selection, with Sherrilyn Phelps, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers; and, Depleting… Read More

Today’s episode comes from sunny Guelph, Ont., where some growers are finally able to hit the fields. On today’s show, with host Shaun Haney, you’ll hear: The top ag news with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; Extremely dry conditions in parts of Saskatchewan are impacting pulse fields. Sherrilyn Phelps, agronomy and seed program manager with Saskatchewan Pulse… Read More

RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney, opens agronomic Monday with news about a new app from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). Saskatchewan field editor Dale Leftwich speaks to field crop entomologist Tyler Wist, from AAFC, about their new Cereal Aphid Manager (CAM) app. It’s the first app AAFC has ever had and features pictures both of the… Read More