Not if we have anything to say about it. Rain or shine, disease or weeds, every canola season boils down to a single number: yield. Throughout a growing season, many management practices are applied to help increase the yield potential of your crop. But this potential only translates to yield after it’s harvested. For canola… Read More

Welcoming to Episode 2 of the Canola PODcast, sponsored by InVigor® hybrid canola from BASF. This podcast series features a number of different guests and experts to discuss what tools InVigor hybrid canola and BASF can offer growers to have a successful season. This second episode is focused on disease management strategies for blackleg and… Read More

BASF Canada has committed $250,000 to the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) to help establish a research chair position focusing on pollinator health and biodiversity. The $50,000 per year contribution, over five years (2021-2025), will go towards the creation of a permanent, tenured veterinary research chair, with a focus on pollinator… Read More

Does it pay to invest in weed control in a dry year? When soil moisture is scarce, one way to help conserve it is to prevent weeds – they can rob the precious resource from emerging and growing plants. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, we travel to the BASF research and development site… Read More

Welcome to the very first episode of the Canola PODcast sponsored by InVigor® hybrid canola from BASF! This episode is called “Shake it, rattle it, roll it” and features Canadian InVigor Lead Blaine Woycheshin, and long-time InVigor grower Nicolea Dow. Why are we calling this episode “Shake it, rattle it, roll it”? Well, as Woycheshin explains, it… Read More

Proper staging is critical when applying in-crop herbicides in corn, but there are multiple ways to measure corn’s growth stages, and herbicide labels don’t always use the same method. Agronomists often use the “leaf collar” — or V-stage — method to describe growth stages, while others use plant height. However, herbicide labels often refer to… Read More

BASF has announced a new brand for its hybrid wheat lines, called Ideltis. Officially launched June 7, the company says its hybrid wheat is intended to provide farmers with “higher and more stable performance in yield and quality.” “Ideltis stands for our commitment to hybrid wheat and the transition of the wheat crop system in the… Read More

There have been many stories told about fungicide resistance—some fact and some fiction. Our panel of experts will set the record straight during the Myths + Facts on Fungicide Resistance Webinar. That way you can get a solid understanding of the differences between herbicide and fungicide resistance, what we have learned from other situations and… Read More

BASF Agricultural Solutions has committed $100,000 towards updates to the crop breeding facility at the Crop Development Centre (CDC) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) at Saskatoon. The updates will reduce cycle time and increase early generation selection on new crop varieties, including pulses. This funding is announced in conjunction with the 25-year anniversary of… Read More