Tag: Peter Johnson

Wheat School: Boosting protein with dissolved urea

By: Bernard Tobin

February 7, 2018

The price of wheat is down, yes, but there are premiums for protein, and RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson thinks there’s an opportunity to...Read more »

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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 »

Top 3 reasons to spread manure on snow

By: Lyndsey Smith

January 30, 2018

Depending on where you live, fields have likely been frozen now for quite some time. Maybe they’re even snow covered. Now is a great time to spread...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 29: Boosting yield through kernel size, winter crop killers, and an interview with Farmer Tim

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 29, 2018

Photo: Debra Murphy, 2017

We’re celebrating the fifth Monday of January in style with this week’s edition of the RealAg Radio agronomy show. Your host Shaun Haney is...Read more »

Extreme cold offers some silver linings

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 5, 2018

If you’ve happened to go outside in much of Canada the last couple of weeks, you’ll be well aware of the bone-chilling cold that gripped parts of...Read more »

Corn School: Ontario heading for a record 180+ bu/ac crop

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2017

180 bushels per acre. It looks like Ontario’s 2017 corn crop is going to come in above that number and set a new record for the province. In this...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 »

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 »

Corn School: How long does it take to add 1 percent soil organic matter?

By: Bernard Tobin

November 6, 2017

You’ve just finished combining a corn field and you want to know how much organic matter all that corn residue will contribute to your soil....Read more »

Wheat School: The key to planting in dry soils

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 4, 2017

Whatever you do, get out there and plant your wheat. That’s the message agronomist Peter Johnson has for Ontario wheat growers in this episode of...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 »

Real Dream Workshops, Ep. 1 — Shawn Schill

By: Bernard Tobin

September 7, 2017

Are you planning to build a new farm workshop? How big should it be? What features should you incorporate? What cool ideas would make it a ‘killer...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 »