August 17, 2017 Kris Cherewyk
It’s an exciting time on the prairies as harvest is getting underway. The satisfaction of bringing in a year’s worth of planning and hard work is one of the biggest reasons growers love what they do. For some producers, it also means the beginning of the 2018 crop year with the planting of winter wheat. Our agronomy discussions earlier this year have talked about the various ways that Seed Hawk technology can improve the performance of wheat over the course of the growing season such as even maturity. It is therefore important to discuss the various seeding tips that pertain to winter wheat specifically.
The ideal seeding dates for winter wheat are between September 1st and 15th depending on conditions. Winter wheat growth at greater than the three-leaf stage provides ideal crown development for re-growth in the spring. However, if the plants have grown too much… Read More »
May 24, 2017 Kris Cherewyk
According to the Canola Council of Canada, Canola is a crop that contributes approximately $26.7 billion to the Canadian economy every year. Biotechnology companies have made great strides in producing varieties with characteristics such as disease resistance, early maturity and reduced pod… Read More »
April 19, 2017 Chris Churko
The ultimate goal of crop production is to get the highest yield possible while preserving the best grade attainable. Producers deploy fertility programs, chemical strategies, and other technology and management decisions to achieve this. However, when it comes to maximizing the… Read More »
April 2, 2017 Kris Cherewyk
As we turn the page on the calendar into April, I’d like to take this opportunity to discuss an important step before seeding cereals this spring.
Cleaning Bin-Run Seed
Many producers continue to use their own seed grown the previous year for planting – a practice commonly referred to as… Read More »
February 22, 2017 Brittnye Kroeker
Seed treatments are a great tool to help protect your seed from seed- and soil-borne diseases to give your crop the best possible start. Here are some useful tips to help you get the most from your seed treatment this spring.
Check equipment options
Many types of seed… Read More »