Wheat information, subsequent gen agronomists, and gauging winter survival odds – Agriculture

The password is: Incredible!

This week, host Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson is PUMPED about a variety of issues, together with some new information, and a few very cool plot outcomes. Plus, he shares some listener suggestions and a problem to assist a fantastic group. Oh, and there’s some nice agronomic discussions, too.

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  • 99.7 bu/ac provincial common on winter wheat — unbelievable! A brand new document
  • Incredible suggestions from listeners: Wheat Pete’s Word is all about household time and instructing the following era
  • (Editor’s be aware: It warms the cockles of my coronary heart, although I’m unaware of what a cockle truly is)
  • Pete and Shane completed the plots already. Also unbelievable!
  • Eric on PEI, says regardless of hurricane injury, appears to be like like good yields
  • John despatched in plot knowledge from Quebec. Gold star, ship within the plot knowledge
  • 240 bu/ac, over 6 tonnes/ac corn. By the best way, on corn-on-corn was a tonne per acre much less
  • Some check weight problem popping up within the corn
  • Is there document wheat acres within the floor proper now in Ontario? MAYBE
  • There’s a enjoyable wager taking place benefiting 4-H Ontario (shout out to Shawn Schill)
  • 2008 was 1.225 million. Pete’s guess is 1.2894 million acres
  • Cool these beans! Read/take heed to extra right here
  • Dry is sweet, however they need to be dry AND cool
  • Alberta, underneath irrigation, wheat seeded Aug 26. 14 tillers per plant!
  • Niagara Peninsula wheat just isn’t trying nice, even after re-planting
  • Not irrigated? 5 weeks planted and the wheat nonetheless hasn’t germinated. Too dry
  • Even the winter annuals aren’t germinating
  • Everything will rely upon winter — simply to germinate and vernalize. It doesn’t must sprout!
  • Some areas are tremendous moist and harvest has made a multitude
  • Essex County, Sept 1 canola, most of it didn’t germinate it’s so dry
  • The winter canola just isn’t doubtless going to make it. Slim probability, however not none
  • Emergence variations on wheat — what provides? One day makes an enormous distinction, typically by 20 or extra GDDs
  • Late August canola appears to be like nice in some areas, and hasn’t bolted. That must be wonderful
  • Monday night time’s episode of The Agronomists — Watch it right here. Wet ft!
  • Anaerobic circumstances means roots die again, are injured, and they’re starved for power