Archive for the ‘Podcasts’ Category

Stand establishment – April 13, 2017

This is the first in a series of podcasts based on content from canoLAB 2017. In this episode, host Jay Whetter talks with Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialists Dan Orchard and Nicole Philp and Alberta Agriculture oilseed specialist Murray Hartman about target plant stands, seeding rates and new tools at canolacalculator.ca.    



Soil with Jocelyn Velestuk – March 29, 2017

Host Jay Whetter talks with Saskatchewan farmer and agronomist Jocelyn Velestuk about her love of soil, with tips on fertilizer, cover crops, manure and maintaining soil health.



Sulphur – February 13, 2017

University of Saskatchewan prof Jeff Schoenau talks with Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Warren Ward and host Jay Whetter about sulphur fertilizer practices for canola, including recent research showing that canola can take up the sulphur it needs in the first 4 weeks of growth.



New midge discovery in canola – February 2, 2017

What we thought was swede midge in canola in Western Canada turns out to be two species — swede midge and new one. Boyd Mori with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada talks with CCC agronomy specialist Keith Gabert and host Jay Whetter about the discovery, what it means for canola growers and what research is required.



Conflict Resolution – December 22, 2016

In this Canola Watch podcast, host Jay Whetter talks with Misha Glouberman about conflict resolution and the important distinction between “position” and “interest”. Listening to this podcast can help you with any conflict — whether family, community or business.



Clubroot overcoming R varieties – September 6, 2016

Dan Orchard and Clint Jurke with the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team join host Jay Whetter in a conversation about clubroot pathogens that overcome genetic resistance traits and how crop rotation is a big factor in effective management.



Flea beetles 8 steps – May 24, 2016

Manitoba Ministry of Agriculture entomologist John Gavloski talks flea beetles with Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialists Keith Gabert and Gregory Sekulic and host Jay Whetter.



Big weeds and seeding into dry – May 11, 2016

Host Jay Whetter talks with Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialists Shawn Senko and Ian Epp about two hot topics from the past week — big weeds and seeding into dry conditions.



Spring frost risk and seeding date – April 26, 2016

Ralph Wright, who leads the agro-meteorology division with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, joins Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Autumn Barnes and host Jay Whetter in a discussion about frost risk and canola seeding dates. While the discussion focuses on Southern Alberta, growers and agronomists in all regions will learn from the discussion about frost



10 tips to manage cleavers – April 13, 2016

Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Ian Epp and Tom Wolf of Agrimetrix talk with host Jay Whetter about cleavers management tips. The podcast was recorded live in the crowd at FarmTech in Edmonton in January.