On this episode of The Agronomists, two entomologists and a real-live insect join voice-less host Lyndsey Smith to cover so many of the pest problems that popped up on the Prairies this growing season. James Tansey, of Saskatchewan Agriculture, and Tyler Wist, of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, cover the grasshopper lifecycle and threats for ’24,… Read More

Welcome to another week of RealAg Radio. On today’s show we’ve got an Agronomic Monday! You’ll hear from: Carrie MacLean, agronomist at PRIDE Seeds, with an update on what’s going on in Ontario; Brunel Sabourin of Antara Agronomy, on ultra-early seeded wheat and grasshopper populations in soybeans; Tyler Wist, field crop entomologist at Agriculture and… Read More

We’re likely biased, but entomology might be the most fascinating aspect of agronomy. To celebrate our tiny friends in the field — beneficial insects — this episode of The Agronomists features not two but three guests: Meghan Vankosky and Tyler Wist, both of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and John Gavloski with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource… Read More

Holy moly, it’s somehow the last Monday in July already. Where has the time gone?! To start off the week, we’ve got a great lineup on RealAg Radio for you. On today’s show, you’ll hear: RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, on the drought situation that many eastern Canadian producers are facing, as well… Read More

A good parasite doesn’t kill its host, but a good parasitoid does. What’s the difference and why? In this episode of the Pests & Predators podcast, host Shaun Haney is joined by Tyler Wist, research scientist and field crop entomologist with Agriculture Agri-food Canada at Saskatoon, Sask., to explore the role of parasitoids in field… Read More

 

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