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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Soy Masters Trivia: What’s Infecting These Roots?
It's trivia time! Let's test your soy knowledge. Take a look at this photo and tell us why these soybean roots are covered in creamy white dots.
Managing White Mould with Fungicides and Your Smartphone
Bryce Rampton, Product Development Agronomist, says genetics are your first line of defense against white mould in soys. The Sporecaster app & fungicides are also great tools to protect your yield.
Don’t Let Early-season Weeds Bully Your Soybeans
Get your soybean crop off to a great start by taking care of weeds that bully your seedlings and steal yield potential.
Aphids in Soybeans
Brett Graham, Syngenta Seedcare Specialist, explains that once aphids hit the action threshold, you've got time to monitor & decide if beneficial insects are at work or if an insecticide is needed.
Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact
Get tough on this pest that loves to feast on soybean roots and can devastate your stand.
Product Development Agronomist Bryce Rampton discusses weather trends in Western Canada and why soybeans are still a viable crop going forward.
Keeping Phytophthora Out
Seedcare specialist Brett Graham talks about the threat of phytophthora in Manitoba. Prevention is the best way to manage this disease.
Top 3 Problems in Manitoba: 2018 Season
Syngenta's Product Development Agronomist, Bryce Rampton, discusses the main problems that soybean growers in Manitoba faced this 2018 season, and what it meant for the yield.
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.
Early Weed Control Boosts Your Bottom Line
Some of the key factors are when to "top-up" and choosing the right herbicide based on your field's history and setup.
Getting More Predictable Yields in a Dry Season
Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham dives into different seeding practices that can help you predict yields when you can't predict the rain.
What Can You Do When Your Crop Gets Hailed?
Syngenta Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham talks about what you can do if hail hits, especially if it's after R3.5.
Seeding and Planting Dates
The growing season can prove a challenge for soybeans. Consider planting on a trend and factoring in weather and soil temperatures to maximize the yield potential of your soybean crop.
Take a Systems Approach to Your Soybean Crop