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Category: Video

Soybean School: A fall plan for tough-to-kill weeds

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 13, 2018

Pre-harvest is actually a great time to get a handle on tough-to-kill weeds in the soybean crop or ahead of next year’s crop. But fall weed control...Read more »

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New Holland Kombi bales and wraps in one pass

By: Bernard Tobin

September 8, 2018

The new Roll-Belt round baler with a Kombi wrapper from New Holland allows producers to bale and wrap simultaneously, eliminating the need...Read more »

PMRA scientists spend a day in the field

By: Kelvin Heppner

September 6, 2018

PMRA employees learning about seed treatments (photos courtesy CSTA)

Nearly 50 scientists and regulators with Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) hopped on a pair of buses a few weeks ago and...Read more »

Wheat School: Smart(phone) help for cereal aphid scouting

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 6, 2018

Tyler Wist, research scientist, field crop entomology, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada greenhouse, Saskatoon, SK

Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) has, until now, never developed an app. Until now, that is, with the launch of a new app called CAM. The...Read more »

Deere forage harvester chops 400 tons per hour

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 6, 2018

John Deere’s new 9000 Series self-propelled forage harvesters claim to deliver both high-capacity harvesting and forage quality. The 9000...Read more »

New GSI grain bins feature automated cleanout with inflatable liners

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 5, 2018

Tired of brooms and shovels and all that dusty work to clean out grain bins after they’ve been emptied? Farmers who’ve had enough of the ‘clean...Read more »

Relay intercropper set to harvest 100-bushel soybeans

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 5, 2018

Indiana farmer Jason Mauck says he isn’t getting much sleep these days. He’s spending many restless nights wondering whether his relay...Read more »

Pulse School: Harvest timing tips for a successful faba bean harvest

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 4, 2018

Faba beans seem to grow forever. They don’t, but their days to maturity are about five days longer than most varieties of wheat, so it feels like...Read more »

Corn School: Will wet weather bring late-season disease?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

August 31, 2018

OMAFRA plant pathologist Albert Tenuta says he’s seen very little northern corn leaf blight in Ontario’s 2018 corn crop.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs plant pathologist Albert Tenuta is gearing up for his annual pre-harvest corn disease survey,...Read more »

John Deere rolls out ‘variable-intensity’ tillage tool

By: Realag Machinery Insider

August 31, 2018

Adaptable is perhaps the best word to describe John Deere’s new variable-intensity tillage tool. Farmers hovered around the 2660VT at the Farm...Read more »

Lessons from a decade of field-day hosting

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 27, 2018

Terry Aberhart, Sure Growth field day, Aberhart Farms

Each summer, field days are held all over the agriculture areas of Canada. They provide real insight and hands-on learning for growers under local...Read more »

Measuring water-driven yield potential to make crop management decisions

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 24, 2018

After seed is placed in the ground, the yield potential of a crop is often determined by water availability. If it’s too dry, a grower may decide...Read more »

Canola School: Blackleg — what’s new with an old foe?

By: Dale Leftwich

August 22, 2018

Warren Ward, Canola Council of Canada

Because blackleg has been around for a long time, it often doesn’t get the attention it deserves. So we’re shining the spotlight back on this old...Read more »

Fighting straw? Managing wheat height with a plant growth regulator

By: Dale Leftwich

August 20, 2018

Semi-dwarf varieties of wheat that were introduced during the Green Revolution changed farming in many parts of the world, and changed the way people...Read more »

Canola School: What a combine loss monitor can (and can’t) tell you

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 17, 2018

Combine loss monitors are useful for understanding whether the amount of grain being thrown out the back of a combine is increasing or decreasing,...Read more »