Agronomy Den Insights

Canola Genetics Explained

Nov 03, 2021

Are you ready for a new edition of the Agronomy Den Newsletter? This month ACEs, Kerry Gerein, takes us through the many different choices for canola varieties and how you can make the best choice for your farm.

SoilConnect: Starting From The Ground Up

Oct 05, 2021

In our sixth edition of the Agronomy Den Newsletter, Brayden Connor, Ag Innovation Lead (East) takes us along for some ground truthing. Learn about the SoilConnect program and how it can be beneficial on your farm!

Preharvest Glyphosate Applications

Sep 01, 2021

Preharvest herbicide application is the practice of applying herbicide, either glyphosate or a desiccant type product, to a physiologically mature crop in order to accelerate the dry down process. Agronomy Lead, Candice Harris focuses on the use of glyphosate as a preharvest tool. 

Insect Pressure in G-Mac's Country

Aug 05, 2021

Join Manager of Agronomy, Jeremy German, as he walks through insect pressure that we have faced in the 2021 season and what that can mean for your operations going forward.

Using SprayConnect for Site-Specific Fungicide Applications

Jul 06, 2021

Manager of Ag Innovation, Bryden Templeton, takes a deeper dive into disease management on your farm to discuss how digital technology can further optimize fungicide applications. 

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The Reality of Herbicide Resistance

Jun 03, 2021

Dealing with herbicide resistance can be an incredibly daunting task that is, unfortunately, a reality for some growers in Saskatchewan. Agronomy Lead, Brandi Buhr, takes us through the realities of what herbicide resistance can mean on your farm as well as preventative actions that you can take to mitigate risk in the future.

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A New Service From G-Mac's AgTeam: CrOptics

May 11, 2021

Welcome to the first edition of the newly revamped monthly Agronomy Den Newsletter! We have adapted the quarterly Agronomy Den publication in order to bring you more timely information in a more convenient package. In this first article, Manager of Agronomy, Jeremy German, takes a closer look at our new Agronomy servive platform, CrOptics. When you sign up for CrOptics, you are signing up for a team of experts on your farm all season long. Read more to see how CrOptics can benefit your operations. 

Field Verification: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

Sep 04, 2019

It is human nature to ask questions, but the agriculture community in particular is certainly not short on curiosity. Farmers have a long history of looking to the soil and sky to infer what impact they have on their crops and this is a tradition that continues today.

Harvest, The Many Decisions that get Left in the Dust

Sep 04, 2019

The mindset around harvest is often ‘get it in the bin’. This tends to accompany overlooked decisions such as combine speed of travel, direction of cutting, or recording data to analyze different trials performed throughout the growing season. Many think ‘I don’t want to slow down my operation in harvest since we never know when the next rain is coming’. This is all important information that is already being recorded in our combines, we just need to properly use this information to make informed decisions. 

Proper Storage: Protecting the Value of Your Harvested Grain

Sep 04, 2019

You may have heard a time or two this harvest that “the safest place for the crop is in the bin”. Although the bin is generally safer than the field, just because grain has been stored does not mean that it should be “out of sight and out of mind”.

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