There is certainly no lack of concern in the marketplace right now when it comes to the supply of crop protection products and crop inputs. Going back a couple just a few weeks and even months, we first heard about glufosinate shortages, followed by glyphosate. Most recently, glyphosate announced a signifiant issue, when a supplier… Read More

Boasting “season-long” control of some major weed pests, Bayer Crop Science has announced the registration of Corvus herbicide for corn in Eastern Canada. According to the label, Corvus is effective against waterhemp, lamb’s quarters, velvetleaf, sowthistle, yellow and green foxtail, and barnyard and crab grass. Corvus offers three ways of dealing with weeds: as a… Read More

Stacked traits are quite common in corn and increasingly more common in soybean as well, but the concept is still quite new for the balance of Western Canada’s crop mix. Managing with stacked traits adds significant flexibility, says Bayer Crop Science trait and trait launch manager, Andrew Chisholm, and making the most of that added… Read More

Bayer Crop Science Canada is launching Proline GOLD, a new product for sclerotinia control in canola. Proline GOLD offers protection against sclerotinia in canola by combining two active ingredients, prothioconazole and the new active fluopyram. The other sclerotinia product from Bayer, Proline, contains only prothioconazole. “As one of canola’s most dangerous diseases, sclerotinia can severely… Read More

Following a funding commitment, 4-H Canada has announced it will continue its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for five more years. The extension of the program is made possible through a $500,000 contribution from Bayer Crop Science. “Our partnership with Bayer is critical to building capacity around STEM for 4-H youth across Canada,”… Read More


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