Semi-dwarf varieties of wheat that were introduced during the Green Revolution changed farming in many parts of the world, and changed the way people could farm. Before these shorter varieties came along, if you were lucky enough to grow a big crop, it would probably lie down. New semi-dwarf varieties didn’t lodge as easily, enabling… Read More

As the time for applying a plant growth regulator (PGR) to wheat approaches, there have been many questions about whether Manipulator, a PGR introduced in Canada by Engage Agro in 2015, has been approved for exports into the US. The answer is no. “Engage Agro does not anticipate the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) in the… Read More

Guelph-based crop protection company Engage Agro is selling a minority stake in its business to a Belgian company that also sells crop protection products for specialty crops, including potatoes and vegetables. Belchim Crop Protection is paying an undisclosed amount in a deal that’s supposed to be completed in May. While the company says it will… Read More