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  • Fungicide Application - Why, When and What

    July 8, 2021 Amanda Craven
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management

    Check out the video as Matt Chapple and Amanda Craven talk about fungicide applications in your corn crop.   Why you would do it, when you would do it, and what is being accomplished by doing it.

  • Corn Water Use - Western Canada

    July 1, 2021 Sara Meidlinger
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management

    Hot and dry conditions seem to be continuing across the Prairies this summer, it is important to understand how corn uses water throughout the season.

  • Corn Crop Growth and Development

    April 23, 2021
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Planting
    When scouting a newly planted cornfield, it is important to understand the fundamental growth habits and what the plant should look like above and below the soil surface.
  • Ear Flex

    March 29, 2021
    Filed Under:
    Corn

    Ear type is an important agronomic trait to consider when optimizing planting population.

  • Mar18Thu

    Corn Seeding: Proper Depth is Crucial

    March 18, 2021
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Silage

    And just like that, planting season is right around corner. When it comes to planting corn, it is important to get the depth right, as it is essential for proper root development, growth, and maturity. 

    In Western Canada, corn needs to be planted deeper than other crops grown (canola, flax wheat, barley, oats, etc.). Ideal planting...

  • Yield influencing factors (YIFs) are important to identify for all operations on every field. It is key to remember that YIFs are both positive and negative and should be equally considered.
  • Jun25Thu

    Soil Fertility

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management
    PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomist Neil McGregor discusses what you need to think about when it comes to nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. He also explains why it's important to test your soil every few years or so.

  • Jun25Thu

    Silage Corn: EDF VS EDP

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management
    PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomist Sara Meidlinger discusses the differences between EDF (Effective Digestible Fibre) and EDP (Effective Dual Purpose) silage hybrids. It's important to know the differences between these types of silage hybrids in terms of digestibility, palatability and harvest window.


  • Jun25Thu

    How to measure planting depth

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management, Planting
    How do you measure the true depth of seed? PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomist Drew Thompson shares a few tips.

  • Jun25Thu

    Fungicides on Corn

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management
    PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomists Drew Thompson and Matt Chapple discuss fungicides on corn, and how the genetics of various hybrids react.