Category: Wheat

Wheat School: Boosting protein with dissolved urea

By: Bernard Tobin

February 7, 2018

The price of wheat is down, yes, but there are premiums for protein, and RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson thinks there’s an opportunity to...Read more »

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Nigerian sales growth shows how trade missions add value to Canadian wheat

By: Guest Author

February 6, 2018

Greg Porozni discusses the Canadian wheat crop with customers in Africa. Nigeria has the third largest under-18 population in the world, after India and China. (supplied photo)

by Greg Porozni, Alberta farmer and Cereals Canada director As part of the 2017 New Crop Missions, “Team Canadian Wheat” visited Canada’s top...Read more »

Get growin’ with SY Rowyn

By: Guest Author

February 4, 2018

Are you looking to push your wheat yields higher, while maintaining access to good milling wheat markets? Alliance Seed is excited to launch its new...Read more »

Fill the heads, protect the quality — the two-pass fungicide plan

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

January 31, 2018

Crop input decisions would be made so much easier if only one year’s weather would predict the next. But we know that one dry year doesn’t make a...Read more »

Wheat School: What’s the best N rate for my goal yield and protein?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

January 23, 2018

How confident are you in your selected nitrogen (N) rate for wheat? Do you adjust that number based on yield potential? Variety? Soil type? How much...Read more »

New research shows cover crops support higher yields

By: Bernard Tobin

January 18, 2018

Tillage radish seeded into soybeans at leaf drop. Photo credit: Darren Robinson.

Many farmers understand the benefits cover crops can bring to their operation. From reduced soil erosion to improved soil structure, nutrient...Read more »

Wheat School: ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers — Hugh Dietrich

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

January 10, 2018

Peter Johnson is back with another episode in our ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers series. This time our RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist is...Read more »

Wheat School: Not all bushels are the same

By: Kelvin Heppner

November 27, 2017

The bushel is a critical unit in grain farming. It’s used to describe volume in many contexts, including a crop’s yield per acre, the amount of...Read more »

Cereals outlook: What will it take to move the wheat market?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 27, 2017

Weather events, political drama, and moisture concerns in the Dakotas and Western Canada. They’re all factors that could move the wheat market in...Read more »

How will climate change impact grain yields?

By: Bernard Tobin

November 20, 2017

Climate change will have little impact on the overall production of corn, soy and wheat as we push toward 2050, says Grainbot market analyst Kurt...Read more »

U.S. approval of chlormequat growth regulator expected for 2018 spring crop

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 15, 2017

Canadian farmers should be able to use the plant growth regulator chlormequat chloride in 2018 on crop destined for the U.S., according to the...Read more »

Wheat School: The threat of ochratoxin A

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 8, 2017

Canada has a stellar grain safety record and reputation, but the president of Cereals Canada believes there needs to be more awareness of one...Read more »

Wheat School: The key to planting in dry soils

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 4, 2017

Whatever you do, get out there and plant your wheat. That’s the message agronomist Peter Johnson has for Ontario wheat growers in this episode of...Read more »

National priorities laid out for Canadian wheat research

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 19, 2017

Photo: Debra Murphy, 2017

Canada’s wheat industry, working together with the federal government, laid out its priorities for research in a national report unveiled at press...Read more »

Wheat School: ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers — Shawn Schill

By: Bernard Tobin

August 18, 2017

Not often do you hear of wheat outyielding corn, but that’s the case in our latest episode in the ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers series. RealAgriculture...Read more »