Thanks for tuning into this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Aaron Sumrall with the Pig Brig on getting a handle of the wild pig population; Brian Innes with Soy Canada on soybean quality program cut; Hear a clip from The Agronomists with Yvonne Lawley and RealAgriculture’s Peter… Read More

A comprehensive survey of farmers in Ontario suggests that once farmers incorporate cover crops in to the cropping strategy, they tend to stay in the rotation. That’s according to the Ontario Cover Crop Feedback Survey, completed by graduate student Callum Morrison and advisor Yvonne Lawley with the University of Manitoba. They collaborated with the Ontario Cover… Read More

Some of the earliest adopters in Western Canada have been growing cover crops for a long time, but interest has ramped up over the last few years, and so has the need for information and data to inform farmers, agronomists, and researchers in their decisions related to cover cropping. Callum Morrison, a PhD student at… Read More

A wet harvest has left farmers in many areas of Western Canada considering options for addressing soil compaction. One of the options that’s seen increased interest in recent years is the use of cover crops, specifically radishes, to break up root-restricting compacted soil. “Radishes are a cover crop that are being sold specifically for compaction alleviation. You… Read More

 

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