Category: Podcasts

TechTour: Stalkbuster designed for mechanical control for corn borer

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 13, 2017

(photo courtesy John Deere)

One of Agritechnica’s two coveted gold medals was awarded to Kemper this year, for their Stalkbuster, which breaks up corn stubble, destroying...Read more »

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RealAg Radio, Dec 12: Adaptations in post-secondary and techie-farmer gift ideas

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 12, 2017

Photo by Ravi Shah (Flickr CC BY 2.0)

Host Shaun Haney starts the show with a talk on trade, and the role of primary producers in trade deals. Should they just let politicians negotiate,...Read more »

More corn needed to meet Wynne government’s proposed new ethanol mandate

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 12, 2017

The demand side of the Ontario corn balance sheet is poised to grow with the provincial government proposing to double its ethanol mandate for...Read more »

Could blockchain transform agricultural markets?

By: Shaun Haney

December 12, 2017

Before we begin to explain how blockchain may be a game changer for agricultural marketing let’s answer that question that is likely at the top of...Read more »

Concerns about canola-on-canola acres rising

By: Shaun Haney

December 12, 2017

As farmers finalize and consider their crop decisions for 2018 with a lot more detail, there are some developing conversations that are creating a...Read more »

Soybean School: Rolling your way to higher yields

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 12, 2017

(Credit: Dennis Lange)

Can rolling soybeans pump up your yields? If you get the timing right it looks like there’s a two bu/ac payoff, according to research conducted...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 11: ‘Cool’ canola, nutrient issues and remediating negative margins

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 11, 2017

Today, on Agronomic Monday: Soil and soil maps in precision ag; mining genetic sources of disease resistance; the environmental benefits to canola...Read more »

Canola School: Should I be booking a clubroot-resistant variety?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 11, 2017

As clubroot disease spreads in Western Canadian soil, growers who have yet to see symptoms in their fields have a decision to make: when should they...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Impressive exports and a sense of settling down

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 8, 2017

While much of the focus on beef has been on international negotiations, Gateway LIvestock’s Anne Wasko brings the numbers a little closer to home,...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 8: Ethanol and climate, rail legislation and beef markets

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 8, 2017

Photo by Malcom K (CC by 2.0)

It’s Friday, but we’re not slowing down! Today, on the show: Top Ag News Beef demand, pulling back in the markets, bred cows and more with...Read more »

Where are the robots for cutting grass?

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 8, 2017

Lawn mowing is a task that some people enjoy, but many would just as soon spend that time doing something else in summer. (Count me among the...Read more »

Soil awareness, new genetic resistance, and why canola is a cool crop, literally — Canola Week wrap-up

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 8, 2017

Around 375 agronomists, researchers and farmers were in Saskatoon this week for the inaugural “Canola Week.” Organized by the Canola Council of...Read more »

Real Dream Workshops: Making hydro with Otto Bloemen

By: Bernard Tobin

December 7, 2017

Are you planning to build a new farm workshop? How will you power and heat it? Do you want a crane? In episode 3 of Real Dream Workshops, Peter...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 7: Unconstitutional beer, food labeling and fluctuation temps

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 7, 2017

Host Shaun Haney starts off the show asking all of you: what is the future for soybeans? Also on the show today: Top Ag News When’s the last time...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 6: Vernalization, press wheels and a split-N strategy

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 7, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson talks harvest, wheat, wacky weather, managing nitrogen, press wheels, soybeans, fertility, tile...Read more »

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