Agriculture

Published on Thu, 02/18/2016 by BASF Canada

BASF announces AgCelence benefits now available in pulse seed treatments

BASF announces AgCelence benefits now available in pulse seed treatments

The right seed treatment is important to protect seeds against soil-borne diseases and adverse soil conditions. That’s why BASF has introduced Insure Pulse, the first pulse seed treatment with the added benefits of AgCelence.

Published on Wed, 02/17/2016 by BASF Canada

Evolution of fungicides in Eastern Canada

Evolution of fungicides in Eastern Canada

Fungicide use in Eastern Canada has picked up momentum over the past several years. Ten years ago, fungicides were not used often, if at all, and were mainly a weather-dependent disease control strategy. Fungicides were often an afterthought and many growers would selectively incorporate a fungicide based on the weather that year. As time went on and disease pressure evolved, fungicide use increased and growers began to see more consistent disease control, standability and plant health. Today, fungicides have evolved to offer more than just disease control.

Published on Wed, 02/03/2016 by BASF Canada

Fusarium control in seed treatments

Fusarium control in seed treatments

Feature Article

Growers in Western Canada know an integrated approach to managing Fusarium Graminearum includes using clean, disease-free seed, seeding varieties less susceptible to disease, testing for germination and vigour, and incorporating a broad-spectrum fungicide seed treatment. Fusarium Graminearum has had a major economic impact and growers should be aware of the ways to manage it.

Published on Thu, 02/04/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

Event Information

03/14/2016 @ 09:00
03/16/2016
Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

 

                                             MEDIA ADVISORY

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

Published on Thu, 01/21/2016 by BASF Canada

BASF Innovation Promotes International Year of Pulses

BASF Innovation Promotes International Year of Pulses

Pulses may be small, but they are mighty and have captured worldwide attention. So much so, that The United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. The year will showcase the importance of pulse crops, from a powerhouse of nutrition for human consumption, to a leading candidate in crop rotation.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Winnipeg MB, le 17 décembre 2015 :  L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) est heureuse d’annoncer les partenariats avec la Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), l’Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) et SaskCanola pour contribuer à la construction et l’opération d’une unité de démonstration mobile pour l’immobilisation dans le grain dans les trois Provinces des Prairies.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Winnipeg, MB December 17, 2015:  The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce partnerships with Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) and SaskCanola to help build and operate a mobile grain entrapment demonstration unit in the three Prairie Provinces.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by BASF Canada

Clearfield Growers Support Crop Innovation Through Clearfield Commitment for Lentils

Clearfield Growers Support Crop Innovation Through Clearfield Commitment for Lentils

Growers across western Canada should know that when they purchase their seed for the upcoming growing season, their investment supports important research and development into new seed varieties to help feed our ever-growing global population.

Published on Thu, 11/26/2015 by BASF Canada

Fungicide resistance: Learning from other countries

Fungicide resistance: Learning from other countries

For decades, Canadian farmers have heard about the threat of herbicide resistance, and in some cases have adapted their farm practices to manage it first-hand. We hear far less about fungicide resistance.

Fungicide resistance has been found in other parts of the world, especially in Northern Europe. In Europe, the most important cereal diseases are Septoria tritici blotch (Septoria) of wheat, rusts and powdery mildew. Septoria has developed widespread resistance cases to the strobilurin fungicides, resulting in a significant shift to the triazoles.

Published on Tue, 11/24/2015 by BASF Canada

Wheat: Protecting your investment

Wheat: Protecting your investment

Canada is the world’s sixth largest producer of wheat, and one of the largest exporters. With wheat being one of Canada’s major crops, maximizing those wheat acres is a priority for growers.

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