FieldTalk

Tar Spot

Tar spot of corn is a foliar disease common to areas of Latin America, where it is considered the most important disease of corn. The first reported occurrences of tar spot in the United States were confirmed in Illinois and Indiana in 2015. The disease has spread quickly and has since been found in SW Ontario in 2020. Certain growing seasons

Early July Overview

During the 2021 growing season we will be documenting the performance of many of our hybrids throughout each stage of growth.  Watch as our agronomists detail the state and progress of each hybrid. Here is the first series from early July. CORN SOYBEANS

PRIDE G-Series

The PRIDE Seeds product line is derived for a global breeding and testing program designed to develop and select best-in-class corn hybrids. Matching best-in-class genetics with farm-best trait and treatment technologies optimizes and mitigates many of the risks associated with crop production. TRAITS THAT DELIVER For high yield potential,
It is sometimes difficult to control certain weeds, even with glyphosate. What can explain the low effectiveness of glyphosate?  Often the cause is too late application. Two problematic weeds at this level are lambsquarters and velvetleaf.          REASON: These 2 weeds have a high calcium content, which may
As seen during visits in June 2021. This insect was reported in eastern Quebec last year and was detected in several new areas this spring, including Nicolet.  The adult moth was able to lay its eggs last fall, and the mild winter may have contributed to the survival of the eggs.  Young larvae attack the foliage of several plants
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