Welcome to this Agronomic…Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. We’re live and in person again today for day three of our RealAg Summit — so needless to say, there’s a couple of laughs on today’s show. On today’s episode featuring host Shaun Haney and panelists Kara Oosterhuis, Bernard Tobin, and Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, you’ll hear… Read More

It’s time to wrap up the 2021 growing season, with a discussion on the most challenging agronomic topics of the year: from soil management, to determining yield capacity, to managing plant growth regulators. For this special year-end edition of The Agronomists, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Jeremy Boychyn with the Alberta Wheat and Barley… Read More

We try to keep each other on our toes here at RealAgriculture. So, we’re switching things up a bit for today’s RealAg LIVE! Joining our appointed host Kara Oosterhuis today, we’ve got some of the members of our content team: Bernard Tobin, Lara de Moissac, Lyndsey Smith, and Shaun Haney. What are we talking about… Read More

Merry Christmas from all of us at RealAgriculture and thanks for tuning into RealAg Radio during your holiday! You’re going to hear from the entire Content Team today, where we answer all of Shaun’s questions, including our: Favourite Christmas memories growing up; Favourite Christmas food (Lara has a list); What we would like for Christmas… Read More

In 2014 when RealAgriculture visited the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, there were smiles all around from US dairy farmers. But one year later, US$25 per hundredweight milk prices are but a memory. One of the possible remedies to low prices could be greater access to the Canadian market. If there’s truth to reports… Read More

It was only two years ago when Bernard Tobin first spoke to Jason O’Flanagan about AGCO’s Fuse technology. This year, at Farm Progress Show, the duo reunited to discuss some recent changes that will allow AGCO customers to access machine data through other farm and fleet management tools. Agco’s Jason O’Flanagan joins Bernard Tobin to… Read More

If you’ve never been to the U.S. Farm Progress Show, it’s hard to envision the scope and scale of it. But it is a fair trek for many Canadian farmers, so instead of expecting all of you to head there, RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin went south to capture the highlights of this three-day machinery-palooza. In this… Read More

Confused about what the new rules governing neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed means for seed orders this fall? You’re not the only one — the Ontario government is hosting information sessions and webinars this week, but several questions and plenty of confusion swirl about what paperwork you must do to access neonic-treated seed. To help… Read More

We’re moving into prime white mould season — mid-summer and into August. While conditions were very favourable for disease development through June (wet and cool), mid-to-late July’s heat and dry conditions could have slowed progress of the disease. While you won’t be able to gauge infection levels in soybeans without scouting (hint: go do that… Read More

If you’ve noticed more than a few fleabane “escapes” in recent years, you’re not alone. Glyphosate resistant Canada fleabane has spread across more than 700 kilometers of Ontario crop land in just five years. Despite its incredible distribution, Canada fleabane wasn’t the first glyphosate resistant weed found in Ontario, says Dr. Peter Sikkema, field crop… Read More

Is wheat falling behind when it comes to research advancements and attracting investment? That depends, answers Bryan Gerard, president of Gerard Seed Solutions based in Indiana, if you’re comparing the dollars and cents to totals spent on corn and soy, or comparing the historic value invested in the crop. RealAgriculture’s Bern Tobin caught up with… Read More

 

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