June 15, 2017

BASF Canada - June 15, 2017 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, Food and Nutrition, Health and Safety
The trend of straight-cutting in canola has gained traction in recent years, particularly with farmers managing an increasing number of farm acres. A 2015 study from Ipsos found 74 percent of growers surveyed are interested in...

June 7, 2017

BASF Canada - June 7, 2017 - Agriculture, Environment and Nature, Seasonal
With unpredictable autumn weather, harvest timing is often a balancing act. This was clear in 2016, when early snow arrived in October and interrupted harvest. Many growers found themselves with some of the 2016 crop still out in...

June 5, 2017

BASF Canada - June 5, 2017 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, Food and Nutrition
The 2017 season is poised to be a big year for canola growers. Economists predict canola earnings to range from $11.45 to $12.15/bu, and Agri-Food and Agriculture Canada released its first seeded acre estimates for 2017, with...

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...