Bayer’s new CEO says the company’s management is evaluating whether to spin off its crop science division as part of a company-wide restructuring process. A German news outlet reported in July that Bill Anderson was considering divesting the company’s agriculture business — one of Bayer’s three divisions, along with Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Consumer Health… Read More

Thanks for tuning into Tuesdays with Lyndsey on RealAg Radio, hosted by Lyndsey Smith. On the show: Elaine Froese, Farm Family Coach, on when to walk away from the farm transition; A clip from our Profitable Practice on stripper headers with Darren Maddess; Lorne Grieger with Prairie Agriculture Machinery Institute on managing header losses in… Read More

On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: Where the heck are the AgriRecovery details?!; A clip from a recent Mind Your Farm Business with Dr. Cami Ryan with Bayer CropScience on if you are driven by fear as a motivator; Ian Boxall, Agricultural Producers Association Of Saskatchewan, on the Viterra and Bunge deal; and,… Read More

Pests, such as corn rootworm, continue to evolve and so does the technology required to control these these yield-robbing insects. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show earlier this month, Bayer Crop Science launched SmartStax Pro with RNAi technology, a new mode of action to help defend corn plants against the pest. David Kikkert, Bayer Crop Science’s… Read More

Why RNAi Technology is the next step in corn rootworm protection SmartStax® PRO is the next generation of corn rootworm defense, combining the proven effectiveness of SmartStax with industry-leading RNAi Technology, making it the strongest trait on the market against corn rootworm. SmartStax has consistently been a leading trait for insect protection and herbicide tolerance… Read More

The amount of canola acres seeded in 2022 might not only be limited by a lack of soil moisture in spring, but there’s also potential for a shortage of canola seed relative to intended acres. Based on conversations with retailers, seed companies, and farmers, this 2022 season will likely include canola seed supply challenges from… Read More

Farmers will notice a significant difference with DEKALB canola seed bags going forward. Bayer CropScience has announced it will move to number of seeds/bag versus weight, to help farmers more easily achieve target plant populations. For 2022, each bag of DEKALB canola will contain no fewer than 4.2 million seeds — enough for 10 acres… Read More

In 2020, Eric Watson broke his own world record when he harvested 258 bushels of wheat per acre on his Ashburton, New Zealand farm. It’s an astounding yield that Canadian farmers can only dream about. But are there crop management tips that farmers in this country can glean from Watson’s record-setting wheat? Bayer CropScience regional business… Read More

Bayer has announced the registration of a new product called TilMOR, a replacement for Folicur EW in its cereal fungicide portfolio. The new product is registered for use on wheat, barley, and oats, and can be applied from flag leaf to heading stages, to control leaf disease and suppress fusarium head blight. “For cereal growers,… Read More

New this year for 4-H Canada, kids will have the option to learn and develop their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills. Clubs across Canada will take part in a science experiment dubbed ‘in a box’. The kits provided to the kids contain all the components needed to build a wearable health monitor following… Read More

 

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