Harness this simple yet powerful farm data point to make a huge impact on your bottom line Spending just two minutes chatting with Simon Knutson about the importance of tracking Cost of Production could save you a big chunk of change this crop season. The certified agronomist and precision ag software manager at Vantage Canada… Read More

It seems a bit of a no-brainer that the earlier weeds are taken out, the better. But that wasn’t always the case. “For years, standard farming practice was to delay that first in-crop herbicide application in order get a wider spectrum of weeds,” says Liz Simpson, canola agronomic systems manager with Bayer. “Today, that practice… Read More

The conversation on clubroot in canola is constantly evolving as knowledge of the disease increases. The Put the Boot to Clubroot Webinar will explore the ever-evolving nature of clubroot and management practices that can minimize its impact to your farm. Three panel members will each bring their own unique knowledge and experience to the table… Read More

Farmers are always looking for new ways to increase their yields while protecting their investment. To help barley and oats growers do just that, Corteva Agriscience has developed Cerefit™. The new dual mode of action fungicide provides broad-spectrum control of yield-limiting leaf diseases for a stronger, healthier plant foundation that maximizes yield and manages risk… Read More

Canola growers across Western Canada now have a new option for their glufosinate-tolerant canola. The all new INTERLINE® Herbicide features a unique, high-quality formulation of glufosinate that provides outstanding crop safety as well as excellent flowability and minimal foaming. INTERLINE works incredibly fast, controlling a broad spectrum of annual and perennial grass and broadleaf weeds,… Read More

In the ongoing war against weeds, growers have historically combatted different weed groups with different herbicides. Now, wheat growers have a powerful new comrade in the battle against broadleaf and grassy weeds. New BATALIUM™ Herbicide has a unique, high-performance formulation with 3 modes of action, providing all-in-one weed control in a single application. It’s long… Read More

Prolonged dry weather conditions bring the potential for potassium deficiency, especially in soybeans that require a lot of potassium, and remove up to 1.4 lb. per bushel. Potassium is vital to plant health as it regulates the opening and closing of pores (leaf stomata) on the plant’s surfaces that allow gases and water vapor to… Read More

Resistance is not going away Soybean growers in Eastern Canada will continue to face new and emerging weed resistance threats on their farms. As planning starts for the 2020 crop, Canada fleabane has now spread across all major soybean production areas in Ontario and has started to gain a foothold in Western Quebec. The latest… Read More

A glyphosate add-in can help maximize early-season weed removal and manage resistance. Sending glyphosate out alone for your spring burnoff is something that might end up costing you dearly down the road. According to weed scientists, continuously using a herbicide with a single mode of action accelerates herbicide resistance.  Hitting the same weeds at the… Read More

Focused on Canada and growth by meeting the needs of farmers across the country, Maizex Seeds is building its presence through product performance and agronomic support in Maizex brand grain, silage and grazing corn and Elite brand seed soybeans. “Our goal is to develop, test, and introduce products that meet the specific needs of producers… Read More

No harvest is equal to others, whether you are farming in Western Canada, North Dakota, or Montana. To tackle all of the harvest variables, farmers need a header that provides the ultimate in flexibility to maximize efficiency and productivity of the combine. Jamie Pegg, general manager of Honey Bee, says “We have been very excited… Read More

With new varieties in the works, an increased focus on research, and the drive to look to the future, FP Genetics continues to prove its commitment to deliver consistently high quality pedigreed seed and services. FP Genetics has recently expanded its scope, with the addition of staff focused on research and market development to best… Read More