Production

  • Plant establishment dictates canola yield

    As the 2013 growing season comes to a close, it’s not too soon to be thinking about seeding next year’s canola. […]

  • Don’t stop now!

    ”Farm Forum” asked four leading farmers to name the technical innovation that’s made the biggest contribution to their success. We also […]

  • Keep your disease management strategy current

    It doesn’t matter where you look. The pathogens that cause crop diseases are now present to some degree in fields right […]

  • Potato seed treatment gets a fresh complexion

    For Dave Buhler, the success of his potato seed-piece treatment coverage was obvious. He was using new Titan Emesto from Bayer […]

  • Soybean growers embrace HT seed

    For more than a decade, Canadian soybean growers have had access to herbicide tolerant (HT) varieties, with their popularity growing as […]

  • Glyphosate resistance gains ground

    The battle against glyphosate resistant weeds in soybean is on, and it will take active management to keep it from becoming […]

  • Survey hopes to map wireworm populations

    “Know your enemy” is a vital battle strategy. Dr. Bob Vernon, a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), has […]

  • Wheat yields get set for take off

    Wheat growers today can achieve yields their parents never dreamed of. But what lies ahead for the next generation of grain […]

  • War on wireworms heats up

    An old gang of thieves is wreaking havoc on cereal crops across the prairies. These culprits do their work underground, robbing […]

  • Wheat breeding goes global

    With a firm focus on ensuring sustainable wheat production, Bayer CropScience has made significant investment and partnered with leading organizations around […]

  • Make canola trial data work for you

    Numbers don’t lie — nor do they always tell the whole story. With so many canola varieties to choose from, canola […]

  • How to make and use bait balls

    One way to test for the presence of wireworms in a field is with bait balls. To make them, mix oatmeal […]

  • Pulses sprout new markets

    Pulses are a dietary staple worldwide, and a lot of that has to do with their well-known nutritional benefits. Behind the […]

  • Try a test run on micronutrients

    Especially among canola growers, micronutrients generate a lot of buzz: they work great; they don’t work at all; they work sometimes. […]

  • Pulse Growers Get a Reprieve

    The past few years have been stressful for prairie pulse growers. In particular, a lot of early-season rain put disease pressure […]