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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.

  • Rootless Corn Syndrome

    June 30, 2021 Jean-François Foley
    Filed Under:
    Crop Management

    This syndrome occurs in young corn plants and is attributed to limited or simply absent development of the nodal roots. 

    Various factors are involved: 

    1. Shallow planting

    Seed MUST be sown to a MINIMUM depth of 1.5 inches to ensure that nodal roots grow 3 4 inch below the soil surface. Excessive or absent moisture will cause the death...

  • Taking Good Silage Samples

    October 26, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Crop Management, Silage
    Harvest timing:
    • It is best to chop when whole plant moisture is between 60 and 70%
    • Ensure you are harvesting each variety separately
    • Weigh each hybrid immediately after it’s been harvested
  • Sep16Wed

    Silage-specific vs Dual-purpose

    September 16, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Crop Management, Silage
    Selecting the correct hybrid for silage is one of the most important management decisions for silage programs. The following criteria help growers select the correct hybrids for maximum corn silage production....
  • 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.

  • The first ever planting of the PRIDE Seeds demo plot in Pain Court, ON has been completed under the direction of Market Development Agronomist Matt Chapple.

    The new demo plot is located on the property of PRIDE’s head office, adjacent to the new PRIDE Seeds Education Centre, which was unveiled earlier this year.


      

    The project...