Bigger corn planters with on-board fertilizer deliver efficiency and cover acres quickly. All that weight, however, can produce yield-robbing pinch rows and compaction. On this episode of The Sharp Edge, we visit Jeff Cook who farms with his family at their Mapleview Farms operation, just southwest of London, Ont. Over the years, the Cooks have… Read More

Maizex Seeds has named Blake Ashton as general manager. “Blake has been integral to our success since joining the business in his role as Controller and has worked hard to understand all areas of the seed business and what is needed to ensure our growth into the future,” notes Dave Baute, founder, president, and CEO… Read More

Maizex Seeds is poised for continued growth in the Prairie Provinces with significant investment in building a product line for the future of corn production for Western Canada. Key Grain Hybrids Key Silage Hybrids MZ 1200DBR CHU: 2050 RM: 72 Product Features: Earliest VT2P launched in Canada Excellent seedling vigour for early stand establishment Impressive… Read More

Farm management and cropping practices can be complimentary to a livestock operation. Making use of all the months of the year can be quite the challenge, but Chris McLaren, of Larenwood Farms near Drumbo, Ont., has managed to do just that by integrating a cereal rye into his rotation. In this episode of The Sharp… Read More

With the theme of “Your Field, Your Farm, Our Country” driving research investment decisions, Maizex Seeds is poised for continued growth in the Prairie Provinces. “We have invested significant resources in building our product line both for Maizex seed corn and Elite brand soybeans in Western Canada,” says Stephen Denys, Brand Director with Maizex Seeds…. Read More

James Hammerton, who farms with his family at Sweaburg, Ont., is giving double crop soybeans a solid go, with the aid of a stripper header to harvest the preceding wheat. On this episode of the Sharp Edge, RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin is joined by Greg Stewart, agronomy lead with Maizex Seeds. Stewart interviews Hammerton about his… Read More

In what is sure to be a growing trend for at least the current growing season, Maizex Seeds has announced its plot tours this summer will all be held virtually. Farmers interested in attending can do so via an online platform or through the company’s website. “We have invested in the digital tools necessary to… Read More

Focused on Canada and growth by meeting the needs of farmers across the country, Maizex Seeds is building its presence through product performance and agronomic support in Maizex brand grain, silage and grazing corn and Elite brand seed soybeans. “Our goal is to develop, test, and introduce products that meet the specific needs of producers… Read More

A new distribution partnership between Maizex Seeds and BrettYoung  was announced today by the two companies. BrettYoung will now distribute the Elite Soybean brand in Western Canada starting in the 2020 production year. All Maizex and Elite soybean varieties will soon be consolidated and marketed under the Elite brand. According to a news release, Maizex… Read More

Maizex Seeds has announced it is expanding seed corn production for Canada through the purchase of the former Dow AgroSciences seed corn facility located at Blenheim, Ont. Maizex currently produces and processes seed corn in its facility located near Tilbury, Ont. This expansion follows a recently announced joint venture with Sollio Agriculture, the rebranded agriculture… Read More