April 12, 2018

BASF Canada - April 12, 2018 - Agriculture
A sharp decline in Fusarium incidence across the Prairies in 2017 is welcome news for cereal growers. But caution remains for growers who are on a short rotation or seeding into crop residue.

March 21, 2018

BASF Canada - March 21, 2018 - Has attachments - Agriculture
Growers know that protecting their crop from weeds and diseases is crucial to achieving high yields and producing quality grain. Canola growers should be mindful of managing blackleg. Research shows that for every increase in...

March 19, 2018

BASF Canada - March 19, 2018 - Agriculture
Peas are a hardy crop that can provide many agronomic benefits for Alberta growers; they can help growers establish a longer and more varied crop rotation, and in doing so, have the potential to provide a “break” in...

March 6, 2018

BASF Canada - March 6, 2018 - Agriculture, Health and Safety
The 2016 season broke all records for Sclerotinia across the Prairies, with provincial disease surveys claiming that prevalence was at 93 percent in Manitoba, 92 percent in Saskatchewan, and 80 percent in Alberta. The heavy...

February 15, 2018

BASF Canada - February 15, 2018 - Agriculture
The pulse industry in Canada is on the verge of a transformation. While pulses have been on a steady incline in seeded acres for more than a decade in Canada, most analysts believe 2018 will see a sharp 20 percent decline, mainly...

September 27, 2017

BASF Canada - September 27, 2017 - Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Health and Safety, Research and Innovation
In late August, BASF announced the expansion of its Saskatoon manufacturing facility for biological inoculants. With a reported $10 million CAD investment into the expansion project, BASF is demonstrating industry leadership by...

September 6, 2017

BASF Canada - September 6, 2017 - Agriculture, Environment and Nature, Food and Nutrition, Health and Safety, Research and Innovation
Growers know that running an efficient farming operation is crucial to maximizing profitability in today’s fast-paced farming environment. Straight combining canola is one way that growers can maximize efficiency on their...

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...