John Deere, Kinze Manufacturing, and Ag Leader Technology say they’ve reached a collaboration agreement that will make it easier for farmers to integrate their technology and equipment, while also ending a dispute over high-speed planter design patents. The agreement will allow farmers who run Kinze and Ag Leader planting and display products to “seamlessly integrate”… Read More

BASF Digital Farming and Richardson International say they have signed a deal that will see Richardson Pioneer’s agronomic network use the Xarvio Field Manager agronomic platform across the four Western Canadian provinces. “Through this first commercial agreement, together we can help Canada’s farmers get the best of both worlds – sound advice from Richardson’s experienced… Read More

Nitrogen fertilizer can be lost through volatilization, leaching, or denitrification depending on conditions. Farmers can adapt application practices and timing to minimize loss, and they can choose to have nitrogen fertilizer treated with an enhanced efficiency product. For a discussion on losses, loss management, and what product to use and when, this episode of The… Read More

Wheat seed placed in a furrow across a field spells possibility to a farmer, but to diseases that lurk in the soil, wheat seed is food, not a potential crop. Using untreated wheat seed means that each seed could be vulnerable to seed- and/or soil-borne diseases, explains Shad Milligan, Seedcare technical lead for Syngenta Canada…. Read More

Once soybeans are up and out of the ground, the crop can be quite resilient. What’s more, soybeans are proving hardier than first thought, and new research suggests that planting earlier — even before corn or canola — can yield good results. In this episode of the Soybean School, Laura Schmidt, production specialist with the… Read More

Exports from Canada face growing uncertainty as governments around the world look inward in an effort to gain votes. Whether it’s the collapse of the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement process, individual countries introducing new technical trade barriers, or politicians deploying subsidies and tariffs in the name of more domestic jobs, the world is generally… Read More

Canadian farmers who run Väderstad planters will see something familiar when they look closely at the company’s new Proceed V seed drill. The tillage and seeding company has been working on the Proceed V for several years and when it starts production in 2025 it will feature the Gilstring seed meter — it’s currently used… Read More

Corteva Agriscience has expanded its cereal herbicide portfolio in Canada with the launch of Extinguish XL herbicide, a broadleaf herbicide for wheat and barley farmers in Western Canada’s black and grey soil zones. Equipped with multiple modes of action, Extinguish XL herbicide is a pre-formulated, all-in-one application that delivers control of tough weeds such as… Read More

It won’t be long before planters and seeders are rolling for #plant24, but some areas will be well ahead of others, like southern Ontario. The mild winter has certainly got many thinking about field passes. From nitrogen and sulphur applications, to manure, and even maybe some early planting, wheels are turning. And with that comes… Read More

Edible bean breeders have a lot of boxes to check when developing new varieties. From yield and maturity to quality and end use market considerations, breeders need to develop varieties that flourish in the field and also please palates when they appear on dinner plates. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Edible Bean School, Hensall Co-op… Read More

When it comes to forage production, tedders play a key role in quickly transforming green, freshly-mowed forage to a crop with  consistent quality and moisture that’s ready to bale. In this report from Agritechnica, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney and Krone territory manager David Taylor take a close look at the new Krone Vendro C 1120, part… Read More

 

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