• 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.
  • 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.

  • 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...

  • May16Wed

    Overcoming late corn planting

    May 16, 2018
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    Bad weather for an extended period can drastically delay planting. So, what’s a farmer to do once the optimal date for planting corn has passed? And just what does ‘optimal’ mean anyway?

  • May1Fri

    Multi-Hybrid Planting

    May 1, 2015 by Aaron Bowman Msc.
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    Precision Agriculture is currently the new buzzword in crop production, and while only in its infancy, will offer tremendous advancement opportunities in production yields and cost efficiencies. The foundation of the 'precision' aspect is site-specific Management Zones. There is an ever–increasing availability of new Precision Ag...

  • Apr9Wed

    Cold soils

    April 9, 2014
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    When it comes to 'in-field' cropping activities, nothing rivals the challenge of planting a crop that will have foundation for top-end yield potential.
  • Mar14Thu

    Getting Your Planter Ready

    March 14, 2013
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    PRIDE Seeds and Case IH partnered to put on a Planter Clinic at the Western Fair Farm Show in London, Ontario. The clinic provided expert advice to producers looking to get their corn off to the best start possible.  Matt Roberts, Territory Sales Manager with CASE IH, offers producers some tips on what to check on their corn planter before...

  • Mar24Thu

    Planter Maintenance

    March 24, 2011
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    The following are some tips for improving uniformity of seed placement.
  • Apr13Tue

    The First 48: A Seed's Life After Planting

    April 13, 2010
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    If one takes a few moments to put Spring Planting into perspective, it really is a complex exercise. There are so many factors - most revolving around field conditions and planter set-up - all of which dovetail into one another.
  • Many would consider 'early planting' of corn to land on or about April 20 to 27, depending on your area of Ontario. Most of us are aware that planting in this early time frame has both benefits and pitfalls to corn production. So, what management factors do growers need to consider to A) maximize yield potential, and B) minimize production risks...