May 16, 2017

BASF Canada - May 16, 2017 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, Food and Nutrition
Use multiple modes of action to protect pulses from white mould and address weed resistance Pulse acres are growing rapidly in Western Canada, and with tighter rotations comes a need for growers to protect their crops from such...
BASF Canada - May 16, 2017 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, Food and Nutrition
Rotate crop inputs for resistance management and higher profit potential Canola is an economic driver in Western Canada. It contributes $26.7 billion to the Canadian economy each year, and growing crush capacities are providing...

May 4, 2017

BASF Canada - May 4, 2017 - General
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, 50 percent of today’s global population consumes cereals. With a growing population, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization predicts that by the year 2030...

May 3, 2017

BASF Canada - May 3, 2017 - General
During the past few growing seasons, corn growers have been talking about the growing presence of northern corn leaf blight in their fields. In the past, resistant hybrids helped limit yield losses. However, the disease has...

April 28, 2017

BASF Canada - April 28, 2017 - General
With changing weed spectrums and herbicide resistance on the rise, following best practices for weed management and herbicide stewardship is key to producing a successful soybean crop. There are three opportunities to achieve a...

April 27, 2017

BASF Canada - April 27, 2017 - General
Sclerotinia is one of the most devastating diseases in Western Canada. Unfortunately, 2016 was a record-breaking year for sclerotinia. According to surveys from provincial agriculture ministries, the disease’s prevalence...

April 20, 2017

BASF Canada - April 20, 2017 - General
Weed resistance is increasing in Canada, and the growing population of resistant weeds is affecting crop quality and yield potential. Using several herbicides with multiple modes of effective action are essential in combatting...
BASF Canada - April 20, 2017 - General
It takes more than one person to run a successful farm operation. Arnie Mandel understands this well. As the farm manager of a modern hutterite colony in Fox Valley, Saskatchewan, Mandel reports to the colony to inform everyone...

April 13, 2017

BASF Canada - April 13, 2017 - Has attachments - General
Fusarium is on the rise across the prairies, and is raising concern about cereal crop quality. However, growers can gain confidence in the quality of their grain by getting it tested and developing a crop protection strategy for...

April 11, 2017

BASF Canada - April 11, 2017 - General
Cereals are more than just rotational crops Many growers have long considered cereals as a rotational crop; cereals have been a part of many growers’ rotational plans, helping control weeds that become established in fields...