Agronomy

Pre-Harvest Applications and Desiccation

Pre-harvest herbicide applications have been popular in western Canadian agriculture production for years, but needs change from year to year and field to field.

Your options continue to change […]

By |August 14th, 2015|Agronomy, Blog|0 Comments
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Herbicide Carryover Considerations

The 2015 growing season is not even into harvest yet, but there is already some considerations to be thinking about on your fields for crop planning in 2016. […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Agronomy, Blog, Crop Production|0 Comments
  • Top Dressing Nitrogen

Top-dressing Nitrogen: 3 Keys to Increasing Returns

Top-dressing nitrogen (N) is becoming a more common practice across western Canada; and for good reason.  Achieving superior yields, better quality, risk management and higher nitrogen use efficiency […]

Herbicide Resistance and Data Management– Take the Next Step

Herbicide resistance is a topic that comes up at every spray stage of the growing season – pre-burn, in-crop, pre-harvest and post harvest. This is a common theme […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Agronomy, Blog, Crop Production, Field Scouting|0 Comments
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Growing Degree Days – The Under Utilized Management Tool

The seeding season is beginning to wrap up for a large number of producers across western Canada.  But wait, there’s still an important step in setting yourself up […]

By |May 21st, 2015|Agronomy, Blog, Field Scouting|0 Comments
  • Crop Scouting Tips for 2015

Tips for Successful Crop Scouting

You will often hear the statement “the best thing to put into your field is your shadow” or your “footprint”, or “boots” and the list goes on. This […]

By |May 6th, 2015|Agronomy, Blog, Field Scouting|0 Comments

8 Keys to VRT: A Guide to Choosing the Right Provider

Farmers use VRT to increase the efficiency and profitability of farming. In order to achieve this goal the first and most important step is to select the right […]

Farm meetings are vital source of information

Our Manager of Agronomy; Garth Donald, a man many of you know well has been featured on The Western Producer as part of a reoccurring column. I am […]

By |January 20th, 2014|Agriculture Industry, Agronomy, Blog, Western Producer|0 Comments

New Wheat Varieties Make a Difference for Alberta Farmers

From Alberta Wheat Commission, Feb 2013:

“The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.”

-Thomas Jefferson-

Two new winter wheat varieties […]

By |February 5th, 2013|Agronomy, Blog, Crop Production|0 Comments

Canola Shows Response to Potassium in High Potassium Soils

From Steve Larocque, Beyond Agronomy:

The addition of potassium fertilizer has long been debated in our area due to the high background levels of potassium. Research from Alberta Agriculture […]

By |July 11th, 2012|Agronomy, Blog, Crop Production|1 Comment