Best Practices

  • Fine-Tuning Stand Counts4:39

    Fine-Tuning Stand Counts

    Ethan Moore of Moore Farms, talks about his 2018 season, and what he has learned to carry on into the 2019 season.

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  • Think Fertility When Setting High-Yield Goals

    Think Fertility When Setting High-Yield Goals

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  • Intensifying Management Doesn’t Cost More

    Intensifying Management Doesn’t Cost More

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  • Grower Spotlight: Essex County Grower Hits 75 Bushels

    Grower Spotlight: Essex County Grower Hits 75 Bushels

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  • Closing Gaps With Higher Emergence

    Closing Gaps With Higher Emergence

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  • Picket Fence Soybeans

    Picket Fence Soybeans

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  • You Can Grow 70-Bushel Soybeans

    You Can Grow 70-Bushel Soybeans

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  • Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Whether you’re a veteran soybean grower or relatively new to the crop, an inoculant is one of the key ingredients to your success. It provides beneficial soil bacteria (rhizobia) that encourages...

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  • Control the Controllable for Higher Yield

    Control the Controllable for Higher Yield

    By: Marijke Vanderlaan, Agronomic Sales Representative This fall, many growers harvested 70-bushel soybeans. Much of the success is attributed to Mother Nature who delivered timely rains to...

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  • NK® Soybean Variety Trial in Drumbo, Ontario1:57

    NK® Soybean Variety Trial in Drumbo, Ontario

    Agronomic Sales Representative Marijke Van Andel shares insights from a trial site in Drumbo, Ontario, where new varieties are put to the test on a range of soil types.

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  • Crop Canopy Index3:40

    Crop Canopy Index

    Agronomic Sales Manager Eric Richter explains canopy index and the different components that are calculated together to get the proper canopy index rating.

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  • Playing Detective Puts More Bushels in Your Bin

    Playing Detective Puts More Bushels in Your Bin

    As the soybean crop comes off across Ontario many growers are seeing bin-busting results despite the challenging start to the season. “It's amazing how well the crops turned around,” says Shawn...

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  • Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield

    Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield

    Once soybeans progress past the vegetative growth stages is there anything growers can do to increase their yield as the crop matures? That’s a question Syngenta Agronomic Service...

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  • Get the Most Out of a Crop Tour

    Get the Most Out of a Crop Tour

    ‘Tis the season for crop tours. It’s exciting to check out trials and innovations, but time away from your farm can also be a strain on your productivity. Our Syngenta reps put their heads...

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  • Managing Sudden Death Syndrome2:24

    Managing Sudden Death Syndrome

    Agronomic Sales Representative Shawn Brenneman explains how to spot the symptoms of sudden death syndrome and control the disease in your soybean fields.

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  • Manage Risk and Increase Yields with Fungicides

    Manage Risk and Increase Yields with Fungicides

    Applying soybean fungicides in-crop has proven to be an effective defense against yield-robbing diseases like white mould. Syngenta’s Agronomic Service Manager Eric Richter believes fungicides...

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  • Canopy Index Will Help Maximize Yield

    Canopy Index Will Help Maximize Yield

    As you walk soybean fields this spring and summer pay close attention to canopy management. The two key things to focus on are canopy closure and vegetative growth. If you have too little or...

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  • Controlling Disease in-Crop4:10

    Controlling Disease in-Crop

    Agronomic Services Manager Eric Richter shares how genetics, cultural practices, seed and seed treatment, and fungicide applications can help producers manage disease in their soybeans.

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  • Do Planters or Drills Fit Your Farm Best?

    Do Planters or Drills Fit Your Farm Best?

    What equipment should I use to plant my soybeans – a row unit planter or a drill? That’s a question Eric Richter, Agronomic Seeds Manager, often gets when talking with growers. He says there...

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  • Managing ‘Beans on Beans’

    Managing ‘Beans on Beans’

    Every year in Ontario, about 20% of soybeans are planted on acres where growers harvested soybeans the previous fall. This practice of planting ‘beans on beans’ creates significant challenges...

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