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

BASF has assembled a team of experts to help you understand the agronomy behind a targeted plant population and how it will benefit your farm. The Seed to Succeed Webinar will discuss seeding strategies to optimize your InVigor® hybrid canola and answer any questions you may have surrounding what seeding to a target plant population means… 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

Choosing the right seed for your farm should be easy. That’s why Brevant™ offers a diverse portfolio of products designed to give you consistent results, year after year. When you plant Brevant seeds you’re getting the latest innovations from Corteva Agriscience™, combined with the assurance that they’re locally tested. Flexible canola options Brevant seeds has… Read More

To achieve cleaner fields, identifying the right time to spray is crucial. An early herbicide application is an effective way to get ahead of tough weeds. Using a dicamba-based system like the Roundup Ready Xtend® Crop System offers the flexibility of pre- and post-emergent applications and the ability to keep fields clean longer, thanks to… Read More

If you’re a farmer in Canada today, you’ve probably felt frustrated more than once about the way people perceive modern agriculture. It’s a little mind-boggling how we can accept technological advancements in all areas of our lives except when it comes to our food chain. But the thing people don’t seem to understand is that… Read More

Unless you’ve been hiding out on a deserted island somewhere, you’re aware of the digital transformation that’s taking place in our world. But it may not have occurred to you, as an agricultural professional, that the digital transformation affects the farming industry as well. It turns out that all those nifty innovations you hear about… Read More

Not only has the weather this spring affected farmers’ ability to get crops in the ground, but it has also created situations where ag suppliers have products that did not make it to the field for application. A common question is, how do I manage my storage of polyphosphates? Here are a few things to… Read More

Weather plays a major role in the efficiency, profitability and overall success of your farm. Spring brings hectic schedules, volatile weather and sometimes unfavorable soil conditions. Fall typically allows for more time and resources to prepare for the following growing season, as well as lower instances of unpredictable weather. One job you can take care… Read More

Want better yields? What if better soybean genetics could provide better weed control and be better for your community?  Simply better. Now available for 2020 planting, Enlist E3™ soybeans provide an advanced seed with high yield potential and robust herbicide tolerance. Spray with Enlist Duo™, part of the Enlist™ weed control system, for a better… Read More