In The News

The Applied Soil Ecology Lab is heavily invested in circulating its research project findings to growers, industry members, and the general public. To that end, Mario and his graduate students are often interviewed for or featured in grower and industry publications. Some of these recent articles and interviews are listed below:


Cover Crops, Sprayer Maintenance, and Understanding Soil Carbon
Interview with Shaun Haney on RealAg Radio
November 2, 2020

Soil Structure, Cover Crops, No-Till, and Measuring Carbon – A LIVE! Q&A with Mario Tenuta
RealAg LIVE! Season 1, Episode 68
October 30, 2020

Fall Surface N Robs Canola of $180 Per Acre
Ron Lyseng in The Western Producer
October 29, 2020

New research chair will reduce greenhouse gas emissions through better fertilizer management
UM Today Staff
September 14, 2020

4Rs Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Geralyn Wichers in Manitoba Co-operator
August 25, 2020

Roots Run Deep
Eva Wasney in Winnipeg Free Press
August 14, 2020

Self-Guided 4R Tour Brings New Research in Era of COVID-19
Geralyn Wichers in Manitoba Co-operator
August 10, 2020

Ammonium Nitrate Behind Beirut Blast Once a Popular Canadian Farming Fertilizer But Now Regulated or Replaced
Tahmina Aziz in CBC News
August 6, 2020

Canadian Pig Production Practices Survey Ready for Launch
Live interview on Farmscape
June 22, 2020

Clearing the Air, One Cow at a Time
Julienne Isaacs in Manure Manager
April 4, 2020

4R on 90 Per Cent of Canola Acres
Angela Lovell in Grainews
March 16, 2020

Seeding Change
Sarah Lawrynuik in Winnipeg Free Press
March 6, 2020

Agriculture Is Not a Carbon Villain: Producer
Robert Arnason in The Western Producer
February 20, 2020

Pork Producers Invited to Participate in Economic and Environmental Viability Survey
Live interview on Farmscape
February 20, 2020

Canadian Pig Production Practices Survey for Improved Economic and Environmental Viability
Live interview on Farmscape
February 7, 2020

Finding the Fit for Premium Fertilizer Products
Lee Hart in Grainews
January 27, 2020

Canadian Pig Production Practices Survey for Improved Economic and Environmental Viability Ready for Launch
Live interview on Farmscape
January 27, 2020


Forewarned is forearmed: Soybean cyst nematode in Manitoba
Carolyn King in Top Crop Manager
December 27, 2019

Improving Nitrogen Use in Corn
Mark Halsall in Top Crop Manager
December 2, 2019

Nematodes on the Canadian Prairies
Webinar hosted by Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
November 26, 2019

Researcher Grades On-Farm Soil Management
Robert Arnason in The Western Producer
October 17, 2019

Soil Is Complicated… So Are People
Geralyn Wichers in Manitoba Co-operator
October 11, 2019

Ag in the Federal Election Debate, Oats Flow Eternal, Canada’s Soils Get a Grade, Harvest Progress Delays
Interview with Robert Arnason in Between the Rows (AgCanada)
October 10, 2019

Caution Urged After Soy Disease Found in Manitoba
Robert Arnason in The Western Producer
October 3, 2019

Soybean Cyst Nematode Confirmed in Manitoba
Top Crop Manager
September 20, 2019

Soybean Cyst Nematode Confirmed in Manitoba – Pest Confirmed at Low Levels in Four Southern RMs
Glacier FarmMedia Network Staff
September 19, 2019

Soybean Cyst Nematode Confirmed in Southern Manitoba
Cory Knutt in PortageOnline
September 16, 2019

Four Cases of Soybean Cyst Nematode Confirmed in Southern Manitoba
in RealAgriculture
September 16, 2019

Soybean Cyst Nematode
Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
September 16, 2019

Advancing Corn Productivity
Chris Lusvardi in Seed Today (PDF)
Second Quarter, 2019

CSI – Yellow Pea Stem and Bulb Nematode: A Case of Mistaken Identity
Bruce Barker in Top Crop Manager
Mid-March, 2019

U of M Researcher Leading Canadian Team to Determine 4R Strategy for Corn
in RealAgriculture
March 7, 2019

Soil Health Scrum
Interview with Natural Systems Agriculture, Coffee Shop Talk Series
March 6, 2019

Advancing Productivity of Canadian Corn
Crystal Jorgenson in UM Today
February 27, 2019

Improving Diagnostics and Our Understanding of Pulse and Soybean Nematode Pests
in Pulse Beat (Science Edition)
January 3, 2019

Leaving Lighter Footprints
Don Norman in Manitoba Co-operator
January 2, 2019

In Search of the Soybean Cyst Nematode
Mario Tenuta in Pulse Beat (Fall/Winter 2018 Edition)
January 1, 2019


Improved Productivity Reduces Pork’s Environmental Footprint
Corwyn Friesen in mySteinbach Online
December 24, 2018

U of M Study to Look At Environmental Footprint of Canadian Pig Production
Cory Knutt in PembinaValley Online
December 20, 2018

Ensuring Soil Health to Feed the World
Katherine Roberts in Media Planet: Industry and Business
December 4, 2018

Goal: 50% of Acres Under 4R
Steve Baron in Canola Digest
November 26, 2018

Verticillium longisporum of Canola in Manitoba
Donna Fleury in Top Crop Manager
April 7, 2018

Soybean School: Preparing to Battle SCN When (Not If) it is Found in Western Canada
Interview with Kelvin Heppner at CropConnect 2018
Audio and Video
March 20, 2018

Manitoba Poised to Meet Advancing Soybean Cyst Nematode
Richard Kamchen in Manitoba Co-operator
March 12, 2018

Is There a Best Way to Manage Nitrogen
Carolyn King in SpudSmart
February 9, 2018

Carbon Hits the East-West Divide
Robin Brooker in The Western Producer
January 25, 2018


Banding N Shows Clear Yield Advantage with Lower N Rates
in Canola Digest (Science Edition 2017)
November 20, 2017

Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers One Key to Emission Reductions
Bruce Barker in Top Crop Manager
August 2, 2017

Better Nitrogen Efficiency, Now and In the Future
Allan Dawson in Manitoba Co-operator
July 12, 2017

Nitrogen Fertilizer Placement: Comparing How N is at Risk in Shallow Banding vs Surface Applied
Interview with Kelvin Heppner on RealAg Radio
July 3, 2017

Soybeans – Good for Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Mario Tenuta in Pulse Beat (Summer 2017 Edition)
June 2017

Carman-area Plot Tour Focuses on 4R Nitrogen Management
Cory Knutt in SwiftCurrent Online
June 29, 2017

Soybeans Offer Carbon Reduction Opportunities
Robert Arnason in The Western Producer
May 11, 2017

Fumigation A Potential Solution for ‘Tired Potato Land’
Julienne Isaacs in Manitoba Co-operator
May 4, 2017

Tillage is Tempting, But Treacherous
Angela Lovell in Grainews
April 20, 2017

How Frozen Farmers’ Fields Are an Unexpected Culprit in Climate Change
Tom Blackwell in National Post
April 9, 2017

Frozen Soils Might be a Major Emitter
All staff in Manitoba Co-operator
March 27, 2017

Managing Soil-Borne Diseases in Pototo
SpudSmart Webinar
March 21, 2017

Hidden N2O Emissions Found in Frozen Soils
Cory Knutt in Pembina Valley Online and Steinbach Online
March 15, 2017

Changing Nitrogen Use to Avoid Taxes
Leeann Minogue in Grainews
March 8, 2017

Managing Soil-Borne Pests, Disease
Geoff Geddes in SpudSmart
February 23, 2017

Soybean Cyst Nematodes on the Prairies?
Dilia Narduzzi in Grainews
February 21, 2017

Credits and Costs: Undersatnding the Carbon Balance of Annual Cropping
Interview with Kelvin Heppner on RealAg Radio
January 23, 2017

High-tech fertilizers offer great promise
Lorraine Stevenson in Manitoba Co-operator
January 12, 2017

Verticillium Stripe: Measuring the Threat
Treena Hein in Canola Digest
January 1, 2017

Manitoba Soybean Cyst Nematode Survey (2014/15)
Mario Tenuta in Pulse Beat (Science Edition)
January 1, 2017

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