If you know the name INTL FCStone Inc., meet StoneX — the same company, but a new brand. StoneX focuses on connecting clients to markets. It leverages its presence in virtually every major agricultural market in the world to connect underserved clients to new opportunities through a customer-centric approach that emphasizes hands-on guidance, long-term relationships,… Read More

Agriculture is full of unpredictable events — weather, markets, even a pandemic. How can a planning tool be useful when there are so many factors outside of farmers’ control? Chris Vanthuyne, a senior product owner with AgExpert at Farm Credit Canada, says that even when there’s uncertainty, key farming decisions still have to happen in… Read More

As farming gets more complex and farms get larger, the recording and reporting requirements expected from Canadian farmers grows, too. Pen and paper record-keeping methods — although they’ve been successful for farmers in the past — are going to need the same updates and advancements that combines, tractors, and agriculture technology have enjoyed. How can… Read More

Keep it Clean, a cross-commodity initiative focused on helping Canadian producers grow market-ready crops, is reminding growers that their on-farm practices can protect the quality and marketability of their crops and help keep key markets open for all. By following the Keep it Clean practices to manage disease and reduce residues from crop protection products,… Read More

Bio-Sul Premium Plus is a next generation, nutrimental sulphur for a sustainable future. A brilliant Canadian innovation in crop science, Bio-Sul feeds the microbes in the soil, and is not a direct-to-plant fertilizer. It works as fast as chemical fertilizers but lasts multiple years. It can also be surface-applied at any time of year, instead… Read More

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