ADAMA Canada has announced it is expanding its agronomy team for the Prairies beginning in January 2023. “We’ve experienced strong growth as farmers have found we’re able to offer a reliable supply and excellent selection of quality crop protection products. We are now investing in increased technical product support for our retail partners and our… Read More

The potential loss of access to an insecticide used to manage flea beetle populations poses a challenge for canola production in Western Canada in 2023. Syngenta and ADAMA Canada have recalled insecticide products containing lambda-cyhalothrin, under the trade names Matador and Silencer, from their distribution channels in Western Canada, following a decision by the Pest… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Today’s show is bought to you by PRIDE Seeds. We will hear from: Stuart Person with MNP, on reducing financial stress on the farm; Cornie Thiessen with ADAMA Canada, on the decision to pull Silencer out of Western Canada; and, Russ Crawford on a… Read More

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) 2021 re-evaluation of the permitted uses of lambda-cyhalothrin, the active ingredient in insecticide products such as Silencer, has at least one company reconsidering offering the affected products for 2023. ADAMA Canada announced today it will consult with industry before making a final decision on its products with lambda-cyhalothrin as… Read More

When it comes to new herbicides the product pipeline is not exactly bursting with new chemistry. This trend toward fewer new crop protection chemistries has created opportunities for a company like ADAMA Canada, which focuses its research on innovating and reformulating existing products to enhance performance and make them better. In this interview, from Canada’s… Read More

In thinking of the current global logistics situation for several products, the concept of out of the frying pan and into the fire seems appropriate. First, it was the pandemic that shuttered factories and closed ports. Now, the longer-term impacts of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and other logistics challenges are continuing to weigh… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to today’s episode of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Maizex Seeds. On today’s show we will hear from: Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture on Pierre Poilievre winning the Conservative Party leadership and what it means for Canadian ag; Cornie Thiessen, general manager of Adama Canada, on the state of the crop… Read More

Producers need to adapt quickly in crucial crop year With a nationwide crop input shortage impacting producers, ADAMA Canada announced today that it has secured additional MCPA to fulfill its market obligations for the 2022 crop year. Even with the additional supply, the company expects it will only be able to close a portion of… Read More

Improving formulations reduces negative environmental and health risk by ADAMA Canada Every day, we hear from producers and the public that they want us to deliver solutions that meet environmental challenges. That’s why ADAMA Canada is excited to launch ZIVATA. Our chemists designed Zivata to be environmentally safe and sustainable, a formulation for the future…. Read More

Supply chain interruptions may result in product and seed shortages Canadian farmers are known for resiliency and perseverance through difficult circumstances. Those qualities will likely be tested in 2022, according to ADAMA Canada. The company is looking to help growers be more strategic this year to ensure a quality crop as product shortages are expected… Read More

ADAMA has announced Canadian farmers will have a second pinoxaden herbicide option for controlling grassy weeds in wheat and barley. Registered as BRAZEN, the Group 1 herbicide is safe to use on both spring wheat and barley up to flag leaf on both crops allowing for flexibility during spray season, the company says. ADAMA says… Read More

The Thank A Retailer contest has come and gone and four small towns are now $15,000 richer. ADAMA’s contest, which was open to all Canadian ag-retailers, required that communities build support online through voting. Winners for this year include: B.C./Alberta region: Olds Fertilizers and Sundre Soil Services will support the Sundre Hospital Futures Committee, which is… Read More

 

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