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Here’s to the rancher: FCC salutes Canadian ag

Kent Barritt loves his family, his farm, and the Canadian agriculture industry.  Watch his family’s video and see why their fourth-generation beef operation means the world to him. “It’s a dream for me. And dreams don’t happen being lucky. They happen with a lot of passion, a lot of hard work and a lot of… Read more »

Don’t waste seed and fertilizer on uneven row-by-row distribution

Most farmers understand or assume there are some differences in the amount of seed and fertilizer that goes down each row on an air seeder, but new technology is shining a light on just how much variability there is across the toolbar in bulk manifold metering systems. It’s common to have 20 to 23 percent… Read more »

Get growin’ with SY Rowyn

Are you looking to push your wheat yields higher, while maintaining access to good milling wheat markets? Alliance Seed is excited to launch its new CPSR variety, SY Rowyn.  With excellent milling quality and exciting market options, SY Rowyn is a win for grain producers and marketers alike. All Around Performer Released as a Dark… Read more »

PowerRich: Micros key to yield and profit

In 1840, J. Von Liebig, a German chemist described as the father of the fertilizer industry, stated that “the rate of growth of a plant, the size to which it grows, and its overall health depend on the amount of the scarcest of the essential nutrients that are available to it.” Since its inception in… Read more »

Shift your soybean mindset

Ask a typical Ontario grower how their soybeans yielded and you’ll likely hear a number around 47 bushels per acre. Most growers are perfectly fine with hitting this provincial average, but it’s nowhere near the yield potential of the crop. According to Syngenta agronomist Eric Richter, that ‘just enough’ mindset needs to change. “It’s time… Read more »

Keys to growing soybeans for the first time

As Western Canadian farmers seek another crop to add to their rotations, seed and crop input suppliers are preparing for another increase in soybean acres on the prairies in 2018. The area where soybeans are being grown has expanded across much of Saskatchewan and into southern and central Alberta, creeping north of highway 16 near… Read more »

Consider disease package when selecting a canola variety

Yield potential will always be king, but there are many considerations for farmers at variety selection time. With blackleg and clubroot diseases threatening yield, a well-rounded approach to canola genetics is key to ensuring that you have the potential to achieve the high yields you desire. As rotations have become shorter, and with threats of… Read more »

Take a systems approach to your soybean crop

There’s no silver bullet when it comes to growing soybeans. It’s not about finding a variety that you can successfully plant across every acre. It requires several components working together to grow the best possible crop. Syngenta agronomist Eric Richter urges growers to take a holistic view of soybean production. It’s something referred to as… Read more »

BioAdvantage Trials – Delivering you the data that matters

The adage “knowledge is power” is true for growers that are responsible for making decisions on seed applied solutions that impact crop health and ultimately, yield. Recognizing the need for reliable product performance information, Monsanto BioAg recently developed the interactive BioAdvantage Trial (BAT) Data Map to provide growers and retailers the data they need to… Read more »

Bio-Cycle Solutions: The next generation of sustainable soil amendments

Who we are At Bio-Cycle Solutions, we know agriculture must be sustainable, so we are driving sustainability through innovative fertility products. We believe innovation must lead the way in becoming a fully sustainable industry, so we are creating fertility solutions for long-term productivity and profitability. For over a decade, our method of managing compostable waste… Read more »

Western Roots – Zajic Farms

Western Financial Group recognizes the value that farmers have in our everyday lives and the impact they have in their local communities.  They want to share more about what farmers do for each and every one of us and share their unique and personal stories. For their first video profile, they present Ryan and Kathy… Read more »

Take control over marketing your commodity

A cash advance from Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) gives farmers more control to market their crops and livestock when the time and price is best. With a cash advance, farmers can access up to $400,000 in cash flow to pay necessary expenses such as inputs or capital purchases, while gaining more control to execute… Read more »

Join us November 8-9 for BeefTech

Join Northlands on November 8 and 9 for BeefTech presented by realagriculture — an interactive beef industry learning event. BeefTech is a comprehensive agriculture conference focusing on state-of-the-art practices and technology in the beef industry. Hands-on workshops and labs Technology demonstrations Technical learning sessions Agriculture experts will share knowledge on a range of topics from… Read more »

Episode 5: The Straight Cutting Experience from BASF

Making straight-cutting choices a little more clear cut. The harvest season is quickly approaching and with it comes an abundance of straight-cutting choices—which varieties are best, what header to use and which fields to desiccate. Listen as Shawn Senko, agronomist for the Canola Council of Canada, discusses what growers should be considering this fall. Be… Read more »

Episode 4 – The Straight Cutting Experience from BASF

Uniform crop. Straight forward harvest. Chris Zemlak is planning to straight cut over half his canola acres this year. But if he had it his way, he would be straight cutting all of them. “There’s something fun about straight cutting canola with a 40-foot header, at 5 miles an hour and putting 40 to 50… Read more »