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Mind Your Ps and Ks

By Ron Friesen About a decade ago, when soybeans were being introduced into Manitoba, one of the main selling points was that soybeans were low-input because they fixed their own… Read more

The Best Corn Crop You Can Grow

By Andrea Hilderman Each season, growers often try new varieties, new management practices, or entirely new crops. In the last number of years, corn and soybeans have seen quite big… Read more

The Best Soybean Crop You Can Grow

By Geoff Geddes A fast start may not be everything, but it sure beats the alternative. That’s especially true for new soybean farmers, as the more you know in a… Read more

Why Book Seed Early?

Booking soybean seed early is a part of the growing cycle that is sometimes overlooked. Most growers will agree that planning is an essential part of farm success, but even… Read more

The Benefits of Growing Soybeans

By Ron Friesen Now that soybeans have become an established crop in Manitoba, how do they fit into the rotation? That’s the question growers need to ask themselves as they… Read more

Soybean Success

Soybeans are gaining interest across Western Canada, and there are many reasons for it. Varieties that work in shorter seasons, varieties that can withstand a multitude of growing conditions and… Read more

Adding Corn to a Prairie Rotation

Written by Ron Friesen Adding corn to a Prairie crop rotation can produce positive economic benefits. There are certain factors that growers need to carefully consider before doing so, industry… Read more

Soybean Marketing Tips

By Bruce Barker Where do you spend your time – marketing or agronomy? The June 2018 soybean market was a perfect example of how soybean growers can profit from timely… Read more