It’s easy to understand why producers have an itchy trigger finger when it comes to pests. When you walk into a field and see the damage pests are doing to your crops, you want to deal with it yesterday. However, if you pull the trigger to soon on that pest situation, you’ll not only be dealing with it yesterday, but tomorrow and the next day and so on and so on. That’s the case when it comes to cabbage seed pod weevil in canola. According to Canola Council of Canada Agronomist Troy Prosofsky, you get one shot at hitting the pest.
AGCO's new generation of combine harvester made its first public appearance at Agritechnica in Germany last month. The result of the company's largest ever product development project, the graphite-coloured IDEAL combine will be sold under AGCO’s Challenger, Fendt and Massey Ferguson brands. "We started from a clean sheet of paper. It's a complete new combine...and…Read more »