Smart Nutrition MAP+MST® is the latest, most efficient system for delivering sulfur and phosphate to meet your crop’s needs and maximize production. As with any new technology, we understand you probably have lots of questions—and we’re here to answer them. From transporting to blending, we’re digging into the top four myths about the fertilizer characteristics… Read More

Welcome to the very first episode of the Canola PODcast sponsored by InVigor® hybrid canola from BASF! This episode is called “Shake it, rattle it, roll it” and features Canadian InVigor Lead Blaine Woycheshin, and long-time InVigor grower Nicolea Dow. Why are we calling this episode “Shake it, rattle it, roll it”? Well, as Woycheshin explains, it… Read More

When you invest hard-earned dollars into farm technologies, like variable rate technology (VRT), you want to see that value returned to your pockets. But the ways that value shows up are many, and not always so plain to see. When using VRT, return on investment (ROI) measurement is often a quantitative, numbers-driven conversation that requires… Read More

Regardless of industry, inventory management plays a critical role in your business’ success. Inventory management is used to monitor how goods move through the supply chain, meet customer demand, and generate revenue. In farming, accurate inventory management can elevate an operation from producer to strategic partner. Growers who accurately and consistently capture the quantity, quality,… Read More

How does the old saying go, “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander”? While that might hold true for certain aspects of farm life, when it comes to crop protection products nothing could be farther from the truth. The truth is, whether your operation spans 1,200 acres or 12,000, when it comes… Read More

Operations are growing and with that comes an exceedingly large amount of area to monitor for efficiency. Getting a complete picture of your fields can give you clear insights into each acre, making scouting more targeted and effective. Satellite imagery and remote sensing technology are part of a continuous improvement plan for crop production —… Read More

WinField United Canada has built a strong reputation for helping independent Canadian ag retailers bring ideas and innovation to farmers across the country, and is a known leader in crop protection surfactants — including game-changing adjuvants. Darren McColm, Agronomy Lead for Eastern Canada with WinField United, says that it’s key to understand the role of each… Read More

Validate your management practices and discover opportunities for improvement Knowledge is power, especially with all the information precision agronomy has to offer. The most successful plans – from crop rotation to soil zone management, crop nutrients and fertilizer strategy – leverage that knowledge to continuously improve economic and environmental sustainability on your farm. One of… Read More

Across Eastern Canada, growers have faced an uphill battle managing pest pressures in corn. Insects like Western bean cutworm have increased in population, year after year, spreading to more regions across Ontario and Quebec. These pests damage corn ears and leave the crop vulnerable to mold and other diseases. But growers have a tool to… Read More

Security systems, insurance and data analytics are used globally to bring comfort to users across a variety of industries. Agriculture is no different. AGI SureTrack® offers a bin management system that delivers peace of mind through real time data, monitoring and automation. Essentially, AGI SureTrack offers smart storage. What sets AGI SureTrack apart is its… Read More

Beyond boosting yields, the application of spring starter materials provides advantages of early crop growth, drier grain at harvest-time and less phosphorus runoff. “With spring planting underway, producers can profit from a more complete understanding of the usefulness of starter fertilizers,” says Dr. Robert Mullen, Director of Agronomy at eKonomics. Early Crop Growth Starter fertilizers play a key role… Read More

Nutrient Management: A balancing act Agriculture continues to demand more from farmers all the time. Producing higher yields per acre while taking better care of the land and environment means progressive farmers are constantly looking for new ways to take on the world. The technology and innovation you count on may be complex, but when… Read More

Farmers Business Network® made a big announcement on September 15, 2020: FBN® membership is now free* to family farmers in five Canadian provinces where it currently does business: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Farmers who sign up for a free FBN membership will enjoy access to a select range of ever-expanding products and… Read More