Tag: Peter Johnson

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 »

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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 »

Wheat School: ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers — Shawn Schill

By: Bernard Tobin

August 18, 2017

Not often do you hear of wheat outyielding corn, but that’s the case in our latest episode in the ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers series. RealAgriculture...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 School: Stripe rust here to stay, but help is on the way

By: Bernard Tobin

August 8, 2017

Stripe rust was back in Ontario wheat fields again in 2017. This year the presence of the disease was first confirmed in Essex County by AGRIS...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 »

High on hybrid rye

By: Bernard Tobin

July 20, 2017

RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson and C&M Seeds general manager Ellen Sparry check out hybrid rye research plots.

Rye is working hard to shed its reputation for lower yields, weak agronomics and poor standability when compared to other grain crops. With the...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 School: Late nitrogen pumps up protein and profits

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

July 10, 2017

Surging wheat markets mean there’s plenty of profit potential in high protein wheat, and Peter Johnson has some tips to help you cash in on those...Read more »