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This Harvest Season, Hit Back Hard at Disease

In boxing, the “one-two combo” consists of two common punches — a jab (thrown with the lead hand) followed by the cross (thrown with...

The Most Frequently Asked Questions I Get as a SeedGrowth Specialist

If you’re an Internet user, as most of us now are, you’re familiar with the concept of a FAQ: that is, “a list of...

Why I Use the F Word When Talking Cereal Seed Treatments

The F word in this article may not be what you’re thinking….I regularly talk to growers about seed treatments, and the word I use...

Don’t Let Pea Leaf Weevil Dine on Your Dime

In my previous column I explained why pea leaf weevil is a concern in Alberta and Saskatchewan and may soon make its way into...

Pea Leaf Weevil and the Danger of the “Move Factor”

One of the pests that defined the 2018 growing season was the pea leaf weevil.Why? Because this is a story that has it all:...

4 Things Agronomists have in Common with Sherlock Holmes

When a grower comes to me with a problem, I feel a little like Sherlock Holmes. I’m essentially faced with a puzzle to solve....

Here’s the Secret to Finding Flea Beetles

There’s a secret to finding flea beetles. I didn’t exactly “discover” it — you might say I’ve learned it by experience over the years.Growers...

Use These 3 Tips for Better On-Farm Seed Treating

It’s hard to believe, but spring is officially here and that means seed treating season is upon us. This time of year we inevitably...
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