RealAg Radio, May 8: An insect forecast, scouting for grasshoppers, and early bean emergence

Soybean emerging after May 11 planting. Photo: Horst Bohner, OMAFRA.

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio!

On today’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, to discuss a number of topics including: grasshoppers, dandelion roots, and early bean emergence.

We will then hear an interview Kara Oosterhuis had with Lyle Jensen of AgroPlus Inc., on scouting for young grasshoppers and grasshopper eggs in the seed row. As well, there’s a clip from the Pest and Predator Podcast with Drs. Shelley Barkley, Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, James Tansey, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, and John Gavloski, Manitoba Agriculture, on the 2023 insect forecast.

Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected], on Twitter by using the hashtag #RealAgRadio, or give us a shout on the response line, 1-855-776-6147.

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