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

As weed populations evolve and we continue to see growth in tolerance to active ingredients, the need for strategies that include multiple modes of action in burnoff applications has never been more necessary. To get the most value from pre-seed burnoff, all the products in the tank should work in synergy to provide powerful control… Read More

AgriStability covers 70% of your risk margin, but what about the 30% that’s left without coverage? That’s a coverage gap that might just be too big to ignore. You care about protecting your farm, but private insurance hasn’t seemed worth the steep investment. Yet you know that Production Cost Insurance could cover more of your… Read More

NexusBioAg is pleased to announce an exciting new series of informative meetings — Grower Learning Series. The upcoming series will feature the new NexusBioAg products; BioniQ®, TagTeam® BioniQ®, and Envita. These meetings will dive into the benefits of these new products and detail how they performed in our BioAdvantage Trials. Grower Learning Series Tuesday, January 19… Read More

Not only has the weather this spring affected farmers’ ability to get crops in the ground, but it has also created situations where ag suppliers have products that did not make it to the field for application. A common question is, how do I manage my storage of polyphosphates? Here are a few things to… Read More

We take your privacy seriously Crops aren’t the only things you’re out there producing on your farm. Season after season, you’re also producing a ton of data. Data that you can use to help you make better, more informed decisions for your operation when you use innovative digital farming products like Climate FieldView™. But, while… Read More

Bayer CropScience has launched BUTEO™ start, a new insecticide seed treatment option for canola in Western Canada targeted at early control of flea beetles. There are two main types of flea beetles: striped and crucifer, explains Andrew Chisholm, Traits and Trait Launch Manager with Bayer CropScience. The striped flea beetle is really starting to increase… Read More

Each year, canola covers about 20 million acres of Canadian farmland. Each of those acres represent countless growing decisions that an operator has made as they navigated the challenges of their region and of the season. For canola growers, there is little room for guesswork. That is why DEKALB® has a range of canola hybrids… 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

At its core, agriculture is a careful and changing science. Each season gives growers another chance at perfecting its equation of crop cultivation by harnessing new knowledge, products, and hybrids to best address the varying factors of disease pressure, weather conditions, and market demands. Navigating the equation’s yearly variables adds difficulty to the endless list… Read More

Experience the latest, most efficient system for delivering sulfur and phosphate to your crops throughout the growing season with new Smart Nutrition MAP+MST granular fertilizer. Engineered using patented Micronized Sulfur Technology (MST), Smart Nutrition MAP+MST integrates elemental sulfur directly in the manufacturing of Mono-Ammonium Phosphate (MAP) granules. This process creates a uniform distribution of MST… Read More