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

As the hot, dry weather continues across much of the prairies, many growers are wondering “do I even need to desiccate my pulse crops?” It’s not always easy to know what the benefits of desiccation are (or aren’t) in your peas and lentils, and in this Pulse School episode, Sherrilyn Phelps, agronomy specialist with Saskatchewan… Read More

Mother Nature has given the prairies many different crop conditions this year, and Saskatchewan is no exception to this rule. For the most part, Saskatchewan pulse growers are seeing very dry conditions, although this has helped keep disease levels down, notes Sherrilyn Phelps, agronomy specialist with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, in this latest Pulse School episode…. Read More