Early Season

  • 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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  • Closing Gaps with Higher Emergence

    Closing Gaps with Higher Emergence

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  • Field Selection1:44

    Field Selection

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  • Top 3 Problems in Manitoba: 2018 Season4:02

    Top 3 Problems in Manitoba: 2018 Season

    Bryce Rampton talks about the top 3 problems he saw in Manitoba this season.

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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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  • 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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  • Stand Count Basics3:53

    Stand Count Basics

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham offers tips and tricks to calculate the number of plants in your soybean stand.

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  • Seeding and Planting Dates2:26

    Seeding and Planting Dates

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham urges soybean producers to factor calendar dates, soil temperatures and weather forecasts into their decisions about seeding and planting dates. He s

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  • Importance of Field Selection and Proper Land Preparation1:37

    Importance of Field Selection and Proper Land Preparation

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham shares tips for consideration when selecting where to plant a soybean crop. Think about fertility background, soluble salt and calcium carbonate leve

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  • Fertility Management in Soybeans2:19

    Fertility Management in Soybeans

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham stresses the importance of fertility management throughout the growing season.

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  • Air Seeders vs. Planters – Which Should You Use?2:54

    Air Seeders vs. Planters – Which Should You Use?

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham weighs the pros and cons of air seeding versus planting a soybean crop. Whichever option you choose, seed quality is key.

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  • Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Whether you’re a veteran soybean grower or relatively new to the crop, an inoculant is one of the key ingredients to your success. It provides beneficial soil bacteria (rhizobia) that encourages...

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  • You Can Grow 60-Bushel Soybeans

    You Can Grow 60-Bushel Soybeans

    Do you have a yield target for your soybean crop? In Manitoba, for example, Doug Fotheringham, (Syngenta Agronomist) says the five-year average runs around 37 bushels per acre, but some growers...

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