Tag: Sponsored

Managing clubroot? Choose broad-spectrum genetic resistance

Where clubroot is a risk, are you stretching canola rotations or using a clubroot-resistant variety? Realistically, you should be doing both — and not all clubroot resistance is created equal. While industry and plant breeders should be commended for the speed at which clubroot-resistant varieties were introduced, we know now that that early, single-gene resistance… Read more »

Manage resistance by rotating modes of action

Resistance One of the many things to think about while managing herbicide resistance on your land is the rotation of modes of action. Many growers don’t realize how much Group 14 herbicide they are using. While there are many common add-ins used with glyphosate, more than half of them are from Group 14 — which,… Read more »

Join us November 8-9 for BeefTech

Join Northlands on November 8 and 9 for BeefTech presented by RealAgriculture — an interactive beef industry learning event. BeefTech is a comprehensive agriculture conference focusing on state-of-the-art practices and technology in the beef industry. Hands-on workshops and labs Technology demonstrations Technical learning sessions Agriculture experts will share knowledge on a range of topics from… Read more »

Maximize yield potential by minimizing nitrogen loss

With fall fertilizer application around the corner, how much of your nitrogen will still be there in spring when the plants need it? There are three main types of nitrogen loss, explains Jason Smith with Corteva AgriScience: volatile loss (gassing off the field as its applied), leaching (nitrates moved out of the root zone), and… Read more »

Corteva planning to expand canola seed offerings under Brevant

Corteva Agriscience — the new agriculture company formed through the merger of Dow and DuPont — has big plans for its canola portfolio under the new Brevant seeds brand. To begin, the company is moving its legacy Nexera and D-Series seed brands into the Brevant family for 2019, explains Darrin Hicks, canola product manager with… Read more »

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Register now for Straight Cutting Canola Webinar

The 2018 Straight Cutting Canola Webinar is your chance to learn about straight cutting best practices and innovations from industry experts and experienced growers. Join us on either Wednesday, July 11th OR Friday, July 13th. Whichever day you choose, please note that each webinar will kick off at 8:00 am MST. Click here to register now and… Read more »

Maximize yield potential with YaraVita Hydrophos

As a crop input, phosphorus is one of those nutrients we tend to think about early, make application decisions as we are seeding, and then all too often, do not think about again until the next growing season. In reality, our crops have a season-long need for phosphate, and this singular focus and approach to… Read more »

Fighting for margin: Chemical price transparency for Canadian farmers

The actual price of farm chemicals is often hidden from farmers using techniques like rebates, black box programs and price matching. That means Canadian farmers may be paying different prices to buy the exact same products. The lack of transparency in the ag chemicals market can add costs to an already expensive crop production essential…. Read more »

20/20 Seed Labs launches Spornado

20/20 Seed Labs is pleased to offer the Sporometrics-designed Spornado to assist with the early detection of crop disease.  Originally used in Ontario potato crops and now being rolled out across the prairies, Spornado is a passive spore catcher designed to catch both fusarium graminearum and sclerotinia spores. What can the Spornado detect? The Spornado… Read more »

Monsanto BioAg BioAdvantage Trial – 2017 results

The third year of Monsanto BioAg’s BioAdvantage Trials (BAT) wrapped up with a morning event that had co-operators, agronomists, and reps feeling optimistic for the growing season to come. The event was held in Saskatoon, the home of partner brand Novozymes’ headquarters and a hub for Western Canadian Ag. The event would update attendees on… Read more »

Quebec farm transitions through 11 generations

The road that runs along the St. Lawrence River’s north shore from Montreal to Quebec City is known as the Chemin du Roy (King’s Road). Built during the French regime, it was the colony’s very first road. In 1667, shortly before marrying a fille du roy (king’s daughter) named Élizabeth Crêtel, Nicolas Langlois acquired land… Read more »

What can young people do to start a farm transition discussion?

Three transition experts share their advice on the best way for the next generation to start the farm transition conversation. Show them you mean business Since any successful inter-generational transition must become a business transaction, I’ve found that young people who begin with a business approach tend to be taken more seriously. What’s this look… Read more »

Think transition, not succession

Despite armies of well-meaning accountants, bankers and consultants urging them to do so, many Canadian farm families don’t have a plan in place to transfer ownership between generations. It could be the word succession that’s getting in the way. This can imply an abrupt change, when the older generation is booted out to pasture and… Read more »

Here’s to the rancher: FCC salutes Canadian ag

Kent Barritt loves his family, his farm, and the Canadian agriculture industry.  Watch his family’s video and see why their fourth-generation beef operation means the world to him. “It’s a dream for me. And dreams don’t happen being lucky. They happen with a lot of passion, a lot of hard work and a lot of… Read more »