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    The Agronomists, Ep 99: Managing residue ahead of soybeans with Horst Bohner and Dr. Yvonne Lawley

    The Agronomists, Ep 99: Managing residue ahead of soybeans with Horst Bohner and Dr. Yvonne Lawley

    If soybeans need a cozy warm seedbed to get rolling, tillage is a must, right? Well, no and no. Emerging research suggests that cool soil isn’t nearly the detriment to soybean growth once thought, which also means working an entire field for spring “warm up” isn’t required either. To dig in to managing residue ahead... Read More

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    The Agronomists, Ep 98: Battling herbicide-resistant beasts with Drs. Charles Geddes and François Tardif

    The Agronomists, Ep 98: Battling herbicide-resistant beasts with Drs. Charles Geddes and François Tardif

    The advent of herbicide-resistant weeds was bad enough, but the expansion of type, area, and mode-of-action resistance has left nearly no field untouched across the all regions of Canada. What can we do and how did we get here? To tackle that question, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Dr. Charles Geddes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada... Read More

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    The Agronomists, Ep 97: Love your soil microbes with Drs. Kari Dunfield and Bobbi Helgason

    The Agronomists, Ep 97: Love your soil microbes with Drs. Kari Dunfield and Bobbi Helgason

    Soil is alive and full of billions (yes billions) of fungi, bacteria, protozoa and more, performing key soil functions such as nutrient cycling, creating pores, and adding stability to soil structure. But how much do we understand of our soils? And can we take steps to love these good bugs and get rid of the... Read More

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Agronomists, Ep 96: Planning for profit with Chad Anderson and Edgar Hammermeister

    The Agronomists, Ep 96: Planning for profit with Chad Anderson and Edgar Hammermeister

    Welcome back to The Agronomists! We’re kicking off 2023 with a focus on profitability. Is top yield the driver, or is long-term thinking a better bet for profit planning? Joining host Lyndsey Smith to dig in to this topic is Chad Anderson, of Anderson Agronomy Services, and Edgar Hammermeister, Saskatchewan farmer and agrologist with Western... Read More

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    The Agronomists, Ep 95: Top disease, weed, and insect challenges of 2022

    The Agronomists, Ep 95: Top disease, weed, and insect challenges of 2022

    Get ready for our year-end wrap-up of The Agronomists! For this episode, host Lyndsey Smith asks the panelists from across Canada what the top weather, disease, insect, and weed challenge were for the 2022 growing season. To cover everything from flea beetles, surprising yields, and noxious weeds, our special guests are Jeremy Boychyn of Alberta... Read More

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    The Agronomists, Ep 94: Edible bean management with Paul Cornwell and Dennis Lange

    The Agronomists, Ep 94: Edible bean management with Paul Cornwell and Dennis Lange

    Those looking for a challenge need to look no further than trying to grow the best crop of dry edible beans. Whether in Manitoba, Ontario, or further afield, dry beans offer a real possibility of tidy profit, but the crop is most certainly not for the faint of heart. To get through some of the... Read More

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