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  • Jul23Fri

    Early July Overview

    July 23, 2021

    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

  • Jul22Thu

    PRIDE G-Series

    July 22, 2021

    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, get...

  • EN Soybeans - What does it mean?

    July 8, 2021 Matt Chapple

    Enlist Soybeans, what does that really mean?  Watch this video with Matt Chapple and Amanda Craven as they talk about PRIDE EN Soybeans. 

  • 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.

  • Glyphosate & Ammonium Sulphate

    July 2, 2021 Jean-François Foley

    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...

  • Glyphosate & Sulfate D'Ammonium

    July 2, 2021 Jean-François Foley

    On a parfois de la difficulté à contrôler certaines mauvaises herbes, même avec le glyphosate. Qu’est-ce qui peut expliquer une faible efficacité du glyphosate? 

    Souvent la cause est une application à un stade trop avancé des mauvaises herbes. Deux mauvaises herbes problématiques...

  • 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.

  • Darksided Cutworm

    June 30, 2021 Jean-François Foley

    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...

  • 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...

  • Syndrome Du Maïs Sans Racine

    June 29, 2021 Jean-François Foley

    Ce syndrome se produit chez les jeunes plants de maïs et est attribué à un développement limité ou tout simplement absent des racines nodales. 

               

    Différents facteurs sont en cause : 

    • Semis trop en surface o La semence DOIT être semée...