Doug Fotheringham discusses how to manage dry conditions, including zero till soybeans, how weather impacts fertility management, high nitrates and iron deficiency chlorosis (IDC).
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Inoculant Key to Soybean Success
Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham discusses inoculants and how Western Canada soybean growers might be thinking about them after a dry season.
Flagging Fields for Higher Yields
Bryce Rampton discusses the importance and how to properly perform a flag test in your soybean crop.
Keeping Phytophthora Out
Seedcare specialist Brett Graham talks about the threat of phytophthora in Manitoba. Prevention is the best way to manage this disease.
Seed Treatments Help Make Every Seed Count
We need to manage soybeans with the same expectations as our corn crop. If 20 to 30 percent of soybean seed isn't emerging, it's time to look at environment and management.
Grower Insights: What You Need To Know As a Soybean Grower
In this episode of the 7-part Grower Insights series, Rod Edgar shares what he has learned about this high potential crop.
Manage Crop Residue for Strong Soybean Emergence
Crop residue can impact future soybean yield, impacting both germination and emergence. While there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach, there are 3 things to keep in mind.
Causes of Harvest Loss
Agronomist Bryce Rampton suggests we think about harvest even at planting. By getting out to harvest in a timely fashion and assessing overall loss, you can boost yields.
Shift Your Soybean Mindset
A high yield crop doesn't start with better seed or upgraded equipment – it starts with growers expecting more. Many are skeptical that their efforts will pay off. Eric Richter challenges that idea.
Choosing Genetics is the First Step to High Soybean Yields
Identifying the genetic strengths and weaknesses of your soybean varieties will set you up for a more successful crop and a higher yield.
Grower Insights: What's Your Soybean Weed Control Strategy?
In this episode of the Grower Insights series, successful Saskatchewan grower, Rod Edgar, shares weed control best practices he's developed over the years.
Grower Insights: How Do You Harvest Soybeans?
In part 4 of our 7-part Grower Insights series, we interview Saskatchewan grower, Rod Edgar, about his techniques for harvesting soybeans.
Grower Insights: How Do You Plant Soybeans?
In part 3 of this 7-part Grower Insights series, successful Saskatchewan grower, Rod Edgar, shares planting tips from his 5 years of experience growing soybeans.
Grower Insights: How Do Soybeans Fit Into Your Crop Rotation?
In part 2 of this 7-part Grower Insights series, successful Saskatchewan grower, Rod Edgar, shares his experience fitting soybeans into the rotation.
Grower Insights: Why He Grew Soybeans in Saskatchewan
Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield
Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham goes through the management opportunities to influence pod fill and yield throughout the season.
Critical Weed-Free Period in Soybeans
As you get into the growing season, make sure you have a solid plan in place to keep your soybeans weed-free until V3 to maximize your soybean yield potential.
Think Fertility When Setting High-Yield Goals
Growers really do have the capability to intensively manage fertility and help reach that 70-bushel goal. When it comes to high-yielding soybeans, fertility is absolutely critical.
Field Notes with Mike Tollefson
Mike Tollefson, Soybean Product Selection Lead with Syngenta, talks about why he thinks soybeans have taken off in Western Canada.
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 Canada.
Improving Stand Establishment – How and When to Roll