The days of oats being relegated to the cereal and baking aisle at your local supermarket are coming to an end. Thanks to the efforts of food innovators like Francis and Erik Lo, oats can now be found in the dairy section, including in products like Yoats, Canada’s first oat-based yogurt alternative, which the brothers launched… Read More

Corteva Agriscience and Symborg, an expert in microbiological technologies, have announced a multi-year agreement surrounding a microbe-based nitrogen fixation product in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Through the agreement, announced April 20, Symborg is providing an exclusive distribution license to Corteva for the endophytic bacterium Methylobacterium symbioticum, which works with plants to secure… Read More

Syngenta Canada has added a new biological control product to their portfolio with the introduction of Draco seed treatment. The corn and soybean seed treatment is for suppression of key diseases and nematodes at the critical early stages of germination and seedling growth. Draco features the bacteria Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis, offering suppression of seed… Read More

Corteva Agriscience’s Prominex herbicide with Arylex active has been approved by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). Tailored for Western Canadian cereal farmers, this new tool is aimed to control both annual and perennial broadleaf weeds such as Canada thistle, cleavers, dandelion, kochia, hemp-nettle, and wild buckwheat. Kelly Bennett, western Canada herbicides category leader… Read More

Looking back on the 2020 fungicide year — specifically in pulses — started out great for moisture; and with that moisture and humidity came the potential for a lot of disease. As a follow up to Syngenta’s recent Media Summit, Kara Oosterhuis is joined by Rob Klewchuk, technical lead for Western Canada. “We seemed to… Read More

Salford is rolling out a new line of high-speed tillage designed to deliver new combinations of ground-engaging equipment, narrow transport, and single-point adjustments. This new product line, dubbed Halo by the tillage manufacturer, will be available to growers this fall. The first products available will include the Halo higher speed disc (HSD) and the Halo… Read More

The new X9 series John Deere combine has plenty to offer at the back end, but there’s been significant changes at the front of the combine too, with an all-new header model line-up. Joining Bernard Tobin for a breakdown of the new headers, is Matt Daniels, product manager for front end equipment with John Deere…. Read More

Since the release of the new X series combines from John Deere, there’s been a lot of curiosity and perhaps some controversy surrounding the new line-up. RealAgriculture covered the initial launch of the X Series back in June (that story here), and though we couldn’t join John Deere in person at the Farm Progress Show… Read More

IntelliDrive, the variable rate seed metering system, is expanding its Canadian footprint. The company, which uses 12-volt electric motors to control individual sections of seeding equipment to enable variable rate planting, initially focused its efforts on John Deere central commodity system drills. Two years ago, IntelliDrive made its first foray to Canada as an exhibitor… Read More

 

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