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Soil compaction is costing you more than you realize

March 29, 2020

The need to understanding compaction is becoming more and more prevalent, as it’s not something that can be easily reversed, and the impacts are costly. Find out more on the costs of soil compaction from this Real Agricult...

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Corn School: Four checkpoints for planter prep

March 29, 2020

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, Kearney Planters service manager Shaun Dilliott walks us around a typical corn planter and offers tips on key areas where growers should focus maintenance efforts.

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Connecting with consumers: Food trends for 2020

March 29, 2020

Consumer preferences are changing rapidly and the trends that are showing up illustrate those changes. Nourish Network has identified nine food trends for 2020 that will also affect farmers, in everything from packaging to...

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Wheat School: Determining your early nitrogen strategy

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Thinking outside the strip - one-pass manure incorporation and seedbed prep with strip till

March 29, 2020

With some out of the box thinking, Ken Hartemink, hog and cash crop producer from St. Thomas, Ontario has mounted a strip tiller to the back of his manure tanker for one-pass manure incorporation and seedbed prep for next ...

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Introducing Soil Test Manager

March 29, 2020

Soil Test Manager is the new one-stop shop for soil test interpretation and Ontario fertilizer recommendations. The web-based app is a product of Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association and can be found at soiltestma...

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Wheat School: Phil Needham on protecting yield potential

March 20, 2020

Watch the latest episode of RealAgriculture’s Wheat School with agronomist Phil Needham, of Needham AG Technologies. In Part Two of the interview with the Kentucky-based consultant at the CerealSmart conference earlier thi...

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Wheat Pete's Word: Corn row syndrome, dry soil in March, & stocking up ahead of planting

March 20, 2020

In this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson has top tips on planning for a prolonged “social distancing” planting season, dos and don’ts for early N applications, and stresses the importance of fall weed control.

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Companies working to ensure fertilizer supplies are ready for spring

March 20, 2020

The Canadian fertilizer industry says it’s taking steps to ensure farmers will have access to fertilizer supplies for seeding this spring, as supply chains are impacted by measures to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 v...

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Soil School: Cover crops improve soil health & manage wildlife

March 16, 2020

In this episode of RealAgriculture Soil School, Tyler Lester shares how cover crops have helped manage weed escapes and reduce weed pressure. He believes cover crops will also play a key role in managing glyphosate-resista...

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Soybean School: Maintaining meters for smooth planting

March 16, 2020

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, Shaun Dilliott takes us inside the Kinze brush meter for a look at how to effectively manage brushes and maintain plates. He also reminds growers that maintenance is jus...

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Crop Protection Network helps farmers manage disease

March 09, 2020

Looking for the latest information on a leaf disease invading your farm fields? Want to know how fungicides recommended for control or suppression stack up? Farmers and crop advisors will find all this and more when they v...

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