You never know when insects are going to hit your fields, eating your crop right out from under you. But you need to be ready. Insect pests like grasshoppers, bertha armyworms, diamondback moth and cutworms can cause significant damage to yield and quality. Whether they are a problem depends a lot on weather and other… Read More

Whether you’re a first-time lentil grower or an experienced farmer, using a complete-solution herbicide is key to maximizing yield. India has dropped in-bound tariffs on lentils which means lentil acres could be more profitable this year. Lentils, however, are not the easiest crop to grow. One of the key problems for growers is a lack… Read More

The research and experience in the field is unequivocal: The right pre-seed burnoff is critical to guarding yield potential. Lack of moisture was a big challenge in 2021. Among other things, a pre-seed burnoff takes out weeds before they can rob the crop of soil moisture and nutrients. Research also suggests that plants detect neighbouring… Read More

As weed populations evolve and we continue to see growth in tolerance to active ingredients, the need for strategies that include multiple modes of action in burnoff applications has never been more necessary. To get the most value from pre-seed burnoff, all the products in the tank should work in synergy to provide powerful control… Read More

A glyphosate add-in can help maximize early-season weed removal and manage resistance. Sending glyphosate out alone for your spring burnoff is something that might end up costing you dearly down the road. According to weed scientists, continuously using a herbicide with a single mode of action accelerates herbicide resistance.  Hitting the same weeds at the… Read More

How can farmers achieve more of what matters most and stay ahead of the curve? Successfully operating within a demanding food production system is “driven by how we handle ourselves in complexity,” says Kelly Dobson, a Fairfax, Man., farmer and also president of LeaderShift Inc, a company which supports personal and professional development for business… Read More

FMC Canada is setting down new roots in Ontario and building its presence across the Canadian crop protection landscape. Two years after closing a deal to acquire a portion of DuPont’s crop protection business when that company merged with Dow AgroSciences to form Corteva, FMC has opened new corporate headquarters in Mississauga, Ont. In this… Read More

When you’re talking about weed control for field peas, chickpeas and soybeans, grower experience and a growing body of research have this to say: the earlier, the better. This is particularly true for field peas and chickpeas. With limited in-crop weed control options for these two crops, an effective pre-emergent application provides vital early-season weed… Read More

 

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