Category: Wheat Pete's Word

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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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 »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 25: Head in the oven, feet in the freezer

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 25, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through questions around corn, big wind, soil testing, fall fertility, wheat, alfalfa and...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 18: Cutting hay, calibrating monitors and harvesting corn

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 18, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through this week’s crop notes, and questions around cereals, hay, weed control and poor...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 11: Push-tests, cover crops and unbelievable yield reports

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 11, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through “unbelievable yield reports”, push back on his IP vs RR soybeans conversation,...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 4: Is it too late to plant winter wheat?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 5, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson gives an update on weather conditions, field progress, and yields, then delving into hay crops,...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Sept 27: Beware the timing of hay harvest

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 27, 2017

Host Peter Johnson is non-stop in this episode of The Word, as he tries to catch up on topics ranging from 100 bushel/acre wheat to slugs in cover...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Sept 20: Red clover, red soybeans and double cobs of corn

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 21, 2017

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Host Peter Johnson is back in the office for this episode of The Word. In trying to catch up on a plethora of questions, Johnson discusses: wheat...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Sept 13: How much longer do Ontario crops need?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 14, 2017

This episode of Wheat Pete’s Word features snippets of this week’s RealAg Radio show, which was recorded at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show....Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Sept 6: How to combat your perennial weed problem

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 6, 2017

The best time to hit Canada thistle with a recommended herbicide in the fall, after the first -2°C or -3°C frost, says Peter Johnson.

Will late rain do much to help soybean yields? Is it okay to clip clover once more? When should I apply sulphur to a winter wheat crop? What impact...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, August 30: Fusarium and gibberella, wheat yields, and seeding time for “the crop of all crops!”

By: Kara Oosterhuis

August 30, 2017

In this episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, RealAg Agronomist Peter Johnson expresses his confusion and concern for FROST! Oh man! It’s time to seed...Read more »

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