Time is money. When it comes to something like preinoculated seed, the convenience factor can save you valuable time and also the stress of being unsure of whether or not you properly applied your inoculant. In this video, Mike Verhoef answers some of the questions about preinoculated seed and talks about the benefits growers can… Read More

The vast majority of canola varieties grown on the Prairies are tolerant to some form of herbicide. Which makes sense, of course, as farmers immediately saw benefits to the technology and adopted the varieties en masse. But, like most things, there are trade-offs to the benefits of herbicide tolerance (HT). One of those is weed… Read More

The high clearance sprayer isn’t the sexiest of machines on the farm, but so much is riding on it doing a perfect job every time. Fall is a great time to give your sprayer a little attention and the respect it deserves so it’ll be ready to roll first thing in the spring. We caught… Read More

One of the things I love most about Twitter is impromptu sharing of stories, interests and events between near-strangers. From the mundane, to the hilarious, to the very interesting, Twitter connects those with similar interests and backgrounds, even if geography conspires against you. At the end of last week, some of my Tweeps (@MartinkaCCC @ShaneAgronomy… Read More

Dow AgroSciences LLC announced today Canadian approval of the Enlist trait for corn and soy. This will allow for the first-ever cultivation of the traits, which provide tolerance to 2,4-D herbicide, giving Canadian farmers options when dealing with hard-to-control and resistant weeds in both crops. The Enlist corn and Enlist soybean traits have undergone evaluation… Read More

Can we capture the energy from manure that dairy cows produce and use it to fuel the trucks that pick up and deliver milk? The short answer is yes, but we’re not going to see bio-methane pumps around town any time soon. RealAgriculture.com caught up with OMAFRA’s Don Hilborn at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to… Read More

Priaxor DS from BASF is now registered to provide chickpea, lentil and field pea growers in Western Canada with a pretty good looking fungicide option. Priaxor is actually a combination of two fungicides from different chemical groups (7 & 11). Most notably, it contains the new active ingredient Xemium (fluxapyroxad) which is absorbed into the… Read More

 

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