Best Practices

  • Keeping Phytophthora Out

    Keeping Phytophthora Out

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  • Seed Treatments Help Make Every Seed Count

    Seed Treatments Help Make Every Seed Count

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  • Grower Insights: What You Need To Know As a Soybean Grower2:31

    Grower Insights: What You Need To Know As a Soybean Grower

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  • Manage Crop Residue for Strong Soybean Emergence

    Manage Crop Residue for Strong Soybean Emergence

    Crop residue can get in the way of a lot of things including your future soybean yield. That’s because what’s left in the field from a previous crop can significantly impact soybean emergence....

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  • Causes of Harvest Loss5:05

    Causes of Harvest Loss

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  • Shift Your Soybean Mindset

    Shift Your Soybean Mindset

    Ask a typical Manitoba grower how their soybeans yielded and you’ll likely hear a number in the mid-thirties. Most growers are perfectly fine with hitting this five-year provincial average, but...

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  • Choosing Genetics is the First Step to High Soybean Yields

    Choosing Genetics is the First Step to High Soybean Yields

    There is no perfect soybean variety – but if growers choose the best genetics for their field environment, that management decision will deliver yield. That’s a strategy that Bryce Rampton,...

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  • Grower Insights: How Do You Harvest Soybeans?1:41

    Grower Insights: How Do You Harvest Soybeans?

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  • Grower Insights: How Do You Plant Soybeans?1:27

    Grower Insights: How Do You Plant Soybeans?

    In part 3, Rod Edgar explains his success planting soybeans in Saskatchewan using the same equipment he uses for his other crops.

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  • Grower Insights: How Do Soybeans Fit Into Your Crop Rotation?1:25

    Grower Insights: How Do Soybeans Fit Into Your Crop Rotation?

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  • Grower Insights: Why He Grew Soybeans in Saskatchewan1:19

    Grower Insights: Why He Grew Soybeans in Saskatchewan

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  • Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield

    Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield

    Once soybeans progress past the vegetative growth stages is there anything growers can do to increase their yield as the crop matures? That’s a question Syngenta Agronomic Service...

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  • Critical Weed-Free Period in Soybeans

    Critical Weed-Free Period in Soybeans

    As you strive for higher soybean yields, do you need to worry about the critical weed-free period in soybeans? The answer is yes, absolutely. Once you hit the critical weed-free period, rapid,...

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  • Think Fertility When Setting High-Yield Goals

    Think Fertility When Setting High-Yield Goals

    When it comes to high-yielding soybeans, fertility is absolutely critical. I can’t say it any simpler than that. For many years, soybeans were actually revered for their ability to scavenge for...

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  • Field Notes with Mike Tollefson1:20

    Field Notes with Mike Tollefson

    Mike Tollefson, Soybean Product Selection Lead with Syngenta, shares his insights into what's driving the growth of soybean acres in Western Canada.

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  • Picket Fence Soybeans

    Picket Fence Soybeans

    Typically, the term ‘picket fence’ is reserved for assessing corn fields, but it’s time to add it to our soybean vocabulary, especially if you want to grow a 60-bushel crop here in Western...

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  • Improving Stand Establishment – How and When to Roll

    Improving Stand Establishment – How and When to Roll

    Rolling soybean fields before or after planting ensures your combine won’t be picking up stones and rocks at harvest. But that’s just part of the return when growers invest the time and...

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  • Getting More Predictable Yields in a Dry Season

    Getting More Predictable Yields in a Dry Season

    Timely rains throughout the growing season certainly make it easier to grow soybeans, but there are management practices that can help growers get more predictable yield in rain-challenged...

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  • Evaluating Stand Establishment4:41

    Evaluating Stand Establishment

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham and Agronomic Services Manager Eric Richter share tips and tricks for determining soybean stand counts using the hula hoop and row count methods.

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  • What Can You Do When Your Crop Gets Hailed?3:03

    What Can You Do When Your Crop Gets Hailed?

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham explains how time of year affects a soybean plant's ability to recover from hail damage, and how a well-timed fungicide application can help minimize

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