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    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 24: Matt Gosling

    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 24: Matt Gosling

    Imagine setting out on your own, fresh out of university, down to your last few hundred bucks. Matt Gosling did. That was 18 growing seasons ago, and although the beginning was a challenge with change and uncertainty moving at an incredible rate, Gosling has built Premium Ag into a successful agronomic services company. From the... Read More

    • 36 min
    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 23: Laura Van Eerd

    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 23: Laura Van Eerd

    What does it take to be a soil champion? If you’re Laura Van Eerd, professor at University of Guelph, Ridgetown campus, it means being curious about soil biology and crop production and constantly fascinated about what we have yet to learn about nutrient cycles, microbes, and more. Van Eerd considers herself lucky to be able... Read More

    • 21 min
    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 22: Ashley Knapton

    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 22: Ashley Knapton

    Ashley Knapton is the dairy strategic account manager with Corteva. Based in Eastern Ontario, Knapton spends her days working that bridge between the dairy farmer, the cow nutritionist, and what happens in the field. But this isn’t really where she thought she’d end up. Knapton — also known as Kaptin Knapton on social media— had... Read More

    • 24 min
    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 21: Ryan Barrett

    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 21: Ryan Barrett

    How does a dairy farmer’s kid end up advising Prince Edward Island potato farmers on how best to grow spuds? If you’re Ryan Barrett, you get there by being curious, intelligent, adaptable, and an excellent communicator. Barrett now leads research and agronomy for the PEI Potato Board, and spends much of his time fostering cooperation and... Read More

    • 34 min
    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 20: Gregory Sekuliç

    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 20: Gregory Sekuliç

    I have written the introduction for this Agronomy Geeks episode three or four times, never quite being able to capture the right sense of what I’m trying to say. In case you missed the news, agronomist and adventurer Gregory Sekuliç has left his nearly decade-long post with the Canola Council of Canada and headed south... Read More

    • 33 min
    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 19: Jenneth Johanson

    Agronomy Geeks, Ep 19: Jenneth Johanson

    Jenneth Johanson farms in an atypical growing region at Lac du Bonnet, Man., about 100 km northeast of Winnipeg. She farms on productive land where the eastern Prairie meets the Canadian Shield, some of which is classified as organic soil: peat. Farming on peat has its challenges: it has low water holding capacity, it’s high... Read More

    • 27 min

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