The seed drill does its most precise job if running through uniform residue and soil. While there’s little you can do about soil variability, residue management is well within your power. As Peter Johnson says in this video, start your winter wheat planting pass from the combine by spreading residue uniformly. (Click here to see… Read More

BASF Canada Inc. (BASF) has received registration for Priaxor fungicide for use on corn and soybeans in Eastern Canada. Priaxor is the first fungicide registered in Eastern Canada containing Xemium, the company’s new active ingredient in the carboxamide family. “The new active ingredient, Xemium, allows growers to control pathogens over a broad range of stages,”… Read More

Michelle Rempel, minister of state for Western Economic Diversification and MP for Calgary Centre, was on hand at Carman, Man., today to announce federal support for the purchase of specialized agricultural equipment to seed and harvest soybean and corn research test plots. Western Economic Development Canada’s (WD) investment of $242,000, through the Western Diversification Program,… Read More

Have you seen Goss’s wilt in your corn fields? Chances are you haven’t, unless you farm in Manitoba’s Red River Valley. Even then, the bacteria is not widespread, and a few environmental conditions have to converge in order to create conditions for the disease to thrive. That said, the bacteria does lurk in Western Canada,… Read More

 

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