Two nitrogen stabilizers, N-Serve and eNtrench from Dow AgroSciences are now approved for use in canola, corn and wheat in Canada. Both products can be applied with fertilizer in fall or spring to protect farmers’ fertilizer investment. N-Serve and eNtrench nitrogen stabilizers work by slowing the activity of the Nitrosomonas bacteria — a temperature sensitive… Read More

Syngenta Canada Inc. has launched a new formulation of Reglone aimed at pulse production. Reglone Ion desiccant herbicide is a new formulation of Reglone, featuring a built-in, non-ionic adjuvant for complete dry-down of pulses, the company says. Reglone Ion is powered by the active ingredient diquat and offers true desiccation dry-down, compared to an application… Read More

BASF Canada announced this week a major label expansion for PRIAXOR fungicide. For 2015, farmers will have access to PRIAXOR for use on canola, pulses, corn, soybeans and flax. PRIAXOR combines Group 11 pyraclostrobin with Xemium, a Group 7 SDHI fungicide, providing multi-mode of action resistance management benefits in one population. PRIAXOR is the latest… Read More

John Deere recently rolled out the R4045 sprayer — a higher horsepower, large capacity self-propelled sprayer in the 4 Series sprayer line-up introduced in 2013. The R4045, which replaces the company’s 4940 sprayer, offers the high application rates, productive spray speeds, and all the technology and comfort that ag service providers and large producers need… Read More

UAP’s new Focus herbicide is now registered for soybeans. The surface-applied pre-plant/pre-emerge product was first registered for corn in late 2013. Focus is a co-pack of carfentrazone (Group 14) and pyroxasulfone (Group 15) that delivers up to 60 days of residual control, says UAP territory sales representative Chris Renwick. Focus controls tough weeds like barnyard… Read More

DuPont Crop Protection has announced its Coragen insecticide has been approved for use on cereal crops in Canada for control of grasshoppers, armyworms and cutworms. ­ The new registration also includes a label expansion for use of Coragen on the rest of Crop Group 1 (root and tuber vegetables), and an update for use on… Read More

Keeping bales from losing value is a difficult endeavour, and unfortunately, we don’t always have the ability to store straw and hay under a roof. Many ranchers have taken a keen interest in net wrap, as it typically offers better weather protection than twine and takes a fraction of the time to wrap and remove…. Read More

Syngenta Canada Inc. has launched its Vibrance Maxx seed treatment, a convenient combination of Apron Maxx RTA and Vibrance, for use on peas, lentils and chickpeas, in time for the 2014 growing season. Vibrance Maxx seed treatment provides control of early-season diseases, including Rhizoctonia, to help ensure a healthy stand establishment. Vibrance Maxx for pulses… Read More

New Holland will be making its new Roll-Belt 560 Round Baler available in a few months. The baler has some significant upgrades from previous models, including ActiveSweep pickups, bale-slice systems, monitor choices and a specialty crop option. According to New Holland, the ActiveSweep pickups will increase the capacity of the machine by 20% and are… Read More

Syngenta Canada has received approval for registration of Cruiser Maxx Potato Extreme seed treatment in Canada. This all-in-one, liquid pre-mix delivers a concentrated formulation for convenient use and provides reliable protection from seed-borne diseases and early-season insects, Syngenta says. “This new liquid pre-mix formulation provides growers with the ability to target both disease and insect… Read More

DuPont Crop Protection announced today that oilseed and pulse growers have access to a tool against a weed that’s steadily becoming more prevalent in Western Canada. DuPont Assure II herbicide has been registered for control of downy brome in canola, flax, peas, lentils, dry beans and other oilseed and pulse crops, the company says.. Assure… Read More

 

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