Syngenta has announced a new soil health mapping service called Interra Scan. The service, which offers precision soil analysis to help growers and agronomists with crop nutrition and soil health decisions, will be initially available to continental and Eastern European growers. Interra Scan has a key Canadian connection — the soil scan begins with Tavistock,… Read More

Kinze Manufacturing is making an entrance into the high speed planting market with their 3665 True Speed Planter. On display at the Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa, the planter hopes to grab the attention of farmers for the upcoming growing season. Eric Broadbent, senior director of sales at Kinze, says although they are breaking… Read More

Using best management practices (BMPs) with fertilizer management is all about making sure the nutrient is available to the plant while minimizing movement out or off the field, via air, water, or soil movement. To tackle what a fall-focused BMP might look like for phosphorus and nitrogen, host of The Agronomists, Lyndsey Smith, is joined… Read More

Farmers who are looking for replacement tires for sprayers now have a streamlined option with Titan’s new Ultimate Flex Technology (UFT) tire. The new tire can be a replacement for three different kinds of sprayer tires including conventional, increased flexion (IF) and very high flexion (VF), according to the company. Travis Lamb, field technician for… Read More

Ontario Agriculture Minister Lisa Thompson has announced up to $2 million over two years for an initiative the province is calling the “Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge.” The province says the funding will support “made-in-Ontario solutions to increase the availability of fertilizer options, alternatives and technology, ensuring farmers have the tools they need so… Read More

With the arrival of autumn officially this week, and the first report cards rolling in on the 2022 growing season (that’s yield x price, by the way), it’s time to talk about first thoughts on winners and losers of acres for ’23. While the big crops — wheat and canola in the west and corn… Read More

As the calendar pushes into late September, food-grade soybean growers are readying combines for harvest. In this video, Natalie Hazeleger, Sevita International’s national quality assurance manager, shares harvest tips to help growers meet the quality needs of food-grade soybean markets. Maintaining a clean sample is not difficult, but it does require attention to detail. Prior… Read More

Among the numerous pieces of machinery on display at this years’ Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa, was the new tedder from Massey Ferguson, which they tout as the best on the market. The new 1310x tedder was built for those who need something with a little more oomph and pick-up — literally — than… Read More

 

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