Category: Wheat Pete's Word

Wheat Pete’s Word, Feb 14: Pushing seeding dates, increasing Mg, and comparing C:N ratios in manure

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

February 14, 2018

Even with a fresh blanket of snow in some regions, farmers are eager to start planning for the spring season. From early seeding in Saskatchewan, to...Read more »

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Wheat Pete’s Word, Feb 7: Wheat rallies, building organic matter and SCN race tests

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

February 7, 2018

Nitrogen, nitrogen, nitrogen. It’s perhaps among the hottest of agronomic topics, and has inspired some great questions (and answers) in this...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 31: Planter pressure, cover crop queries, and cold, dry weather

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

January 31, 2018

Let’s get down to the nitty gritty on this week’s top agronomy questions, shall we? Peter Johnson is back for this last January 2018 instalment...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 24: Unconventional cover cropping, vertical tillage and Johne’s concerns

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

January 24, 2018

Just because you listen to the show, doesn’t mean you have to agree with host Peter Johnson — in fact, he loves constructive disagreement! From...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 17: Winter wheat woes, floating trash whippers and brown rivers

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 17, 2018

In this episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson addresses questions surrounding winter wheat; fertility; cover crops; corn; manure and...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 10: Deep rippers, streamer bars and frost-seeding

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

January 10, 2018

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson addresses compaction; frost-seeding in Alberta; equipment; nitrogen management; manure; and corn...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Jan 3: Free run chickens, plant growth regulators and erosion

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 3, 2018

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson addresses New Year’s resolutions, spreading manure on snow, fertility, plant growth regulators, and...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 20: Corn yields, frost-seeding and no-till erosion

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2017

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In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson covers yield, tillage, erosion, cover crops, and more. Have a question you’d like Johnson to...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 13: A cover crop crash and the great aeration debate

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 13, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson talks drilling wheat, rotational questions, plot data, drying and much more. Have a question you’d...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 »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 29: Confusing corn, plot quandaries and recreational tillage

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

November 29, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson talks corn and soybean information, high-yielding (and confusing corn), corn plot quandaries, and...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 22: Swimming in rain, sacrificing straw and parking the plow

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

November 22, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter No-Till takes us through Ontario’s wet conditions, zeroes in on soil health, discusses tillage, and answers...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 15: Pirates, pigs in puddles and pounding the pulpit

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

November 15, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through huge harvest highlights, corn caramelization, dormant seeding, piracy and specific...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 8: Plot data, whacking weeds and the corn conundrum

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

November 8, 2017

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In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through plot data, the corn conundrum, whacking weeds and specific questions all the way...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Nov 2: Wet feet, soft kernels, and plenum temperatures

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

November 2, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through updates on moisture conditions in Ontario and the incredible corn crop (but it’s...Read more »