In this episode of Real Agriculture Wheat School, Peter Johnson laments the fact that many growers tell him they still seed at 150 lbs per acre. In the video, Johnson explains that when growers know the seeds per pound they can then plant optimum seeding rates.
In edition of Wheat Pete's Word, your host Peter Johnson tackles spring cereal questions, manganese deficiency corrections, how splitting N apps makes you smarter, and why fleabane is a) not a one-year control plan, and, b) can't be allowed to go to seed.
In this episode of Real Agriculture Wheat School, Deb Campbell from Agronomy Advantage explains that winter annuals are seven to 10 days ahead of normal and that means growers will have to shift their mindset to tackle the problem.
With the growth of precision farming and advancing genetic progress, there's now a new question to contemplate: should I plant a fixed, flex, or semi-flex hybrid? In this Real Agriculture Corn School, Aaron Stevanus explains that seed companies are now evaluating their hybrids on these criteria to help growers pick the best hybrids for their farm and management program.
As 2017 soybean planting gets rolling across Ontario, what management considerations should be top of mind for growers? Find out from this Real Agriculture Soybean School.
Corn and soybean futures have both seen pressure over the past week but are expected to see divergent moves in the near future as poor Midwestern seeding weather may see acreage shift out of corn and into soybeans.
Canola futures settled mixed on Friday, with losses in the nearby months and a firmer tone in the more deferred positions.
Wheat futures posted small gains on Friday, as the market worried about potentially damaging cold in parts of U.S. winter wheat country this weekend.
Canadian mustard planted area is set to fall this year, and it may have a difficult time trying to claw its way back.
Canola futures ended mixed on Thursday, as farmer selling weighed on the front months and weather concerns gave the new-crop contracts a boost.