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.
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

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?

Multi-Hybrid Planting

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

Cold soils

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.
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
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