Category: Wheat Pete's Word

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 »

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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

Debra Murphy, 2016.

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 »

Wheat Pete’s Word, August 23: Wheat yield positivity, weed control, and planting management

By: Kara Oosterhuis

August 23, 2017

Wheat! Yeeehaaaw! RealAg Agronomist Peter Johnson is so happy to be talking about his favourite crop in this weeks episode of Wheat Pete’s Word. He...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, August 16: Dream farm shops, neonics, and manure tests

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

August 16, 2017

From doggone insect issues to dream farm shops, we have some exciting things to cover on this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word. RealAg...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, August 9: Insect invasions, disease dilemmas, and hail on soybeans

By: Kara Oosterhuis

August 9, 2017

On this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, RealAg Agronomist Peter Johnson talks about the never ending insect invasion that has gone on all of...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, August 2: Spider mites, soil fertility, and wild weather conditions

By: Kara Oosterhuis

August 2, 2017

In this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson is still floored by the amount of insects he is seeing this year. He...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, July 26: Late tasseling, nitrate tests, and plot results

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

July 26, 2017

The corn crop is late to tassel in Ontario, and Peter discusses what this means on this week’s Word.

The weather continues to be all over the map, whether in Ontario or Western Canada, as RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson leads off this week’s...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, July 19: White mold, rust, and a wonderful wheat crop!

By: Kara Oosterhuis

July 19, 2017

A harvest update — yes, combines have started rolling in parts of Ontario — as RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson expresses his excitement for...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, July 12: Corn fungicides, fertilizer strategies, and capitalizing on protein premiums

By: Kara Oosterhuis

July 12, 2017

In this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson highlights corn fungicides and western bean cutworm control. He also...Read more »