November 15 – 30: Was your winter wheat prepped for survival?
Was your winter wheat in good shape before the snow arrived? Manitoba Co-operator editor Gord Gilmour speaks with agronomist Ken Gross of Ducks Unlimited Canada about winter wheat crops in Manitoba and what he looks for when assessing plants to determine if they’re off to a healthy start.November 1 – 15: Grasshopper staging
John Gavloski, entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture, offers his experience on staging grasshoppers and why their third to fourth juvenile stage is likely your ideal time to spray for effective control.October 15 – 31: Coding camp for kids aimed at building interest in ag tech
Teresa Vallotton of FarmFemmes is aiming to pique the interest of kids for future careers in agricultural technology.October 1 – 15: Ontario soybean yields could be a record
Don Kabbes, general manager of Great Lakes Grain, talks with John Greig, editor of Farmtario about Ontario yield numbers and why crops have grown well this year.September 15 – 30: Fungicide in corn silage
Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney speaks with agronomist Michelle Baker at Millstone Crop Service in Blyth, Ont., about considerations when using fungicides on corn destined for silage. Video by Jennifer Glenney.September 1 – 15: Managing soil health from the ground up
Soil scientist Stephen Crittenden with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada offered a presentation earlier this year on soil health. As producers are likely to face more and new extremes that challenge their crops, identifying management practices that complement the soil and water in their respective growing regions will be essential. Video by Greg BergAugust 15 – 31: Making cover crops work in Manitoba
Yvonne Lawley with the University of Manitoba goes over her AgDays 2020 presentation that looked at the types of cover crops that grow well in Manitoba and how implementing the right cover crop “cocktail” in your rotation can help improve soil health and improve yields. Video by Greg Berg.August 1 – 15: Western Bean Cutworm
Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney, speaks with Matt Rundle, sales agronomist with Harriston Agromart, about Western Bean Cutworm scouting. July 15 – 30: The wild side of pest control
Dr. Alejandro Costamagna, associate professor of entomology at the University of Manitoba offers some advice for growers on beneficial insect control methods.Video editing by Dylan Paradis.June 15 – 30: First cut hay and replenishing field nutrients
Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney speaks with Deb Campbell, owner of Agronomy Advantage Inc., about first cut hay. Video by Jennifer Glenney, Farmtario.