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 featured in grower and industry publications. Some of these articles and interviews are listed below.

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

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

2018

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

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
in Pulse Beat (Summer 2017 Edition)
June 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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