Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans have built-in yield potential to outperform original Roundup Ready® Soybeans, with farmers seeing more 3,4 and 5 bean pods For more beans per pod and more bushels per acre, be sure your soybeans have the trait technology that’s advancing the yield of soybean growers across Canada. Ask for the 2.
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Vibrant plants collect more sunshine. Crops thrive with Cruiser Maxx® Vibrance™. When the Vigor Trigger ® effect meets Rooting Power ™, you get enhanced crop establishment from stronger, faster-growing plants, above and below the ground. It also protects your soybeans against a broad range of insects and diseases and delivers best-in-class Rhizoctonia control.
Visit SyngentaFarm.ca or contact our Customer Resource Centre at 1-87-SYNGENTA (1-877-964-3682). Always read and follow label directions. Cruiser Maxx® VibranceTM Beans, Rooting PowerTM, Vigor Trigger ®, the Alliance Frame, the Purpose Icon and the Syngenta logo are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. © 2012 Syngenta Canada Inc.
Soybeans are resilient in wet weather and, against all odds, Duvenaudâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s emerging crop in late June appeared not bad at all.
People were nervous in terms of whether they were going to get on to fields. Some of them were switching from soybeans to something else. Then some switched back again, too.
Source: Becker Underwood
Everything’s bigger in Western Canada. Now, so are your soybean yields. Growers have made Nodulator® N/T Canada’s #1 soybean inoculant. Choose our BioStacked® liquid and BioStacked® sterile peat formulations for greater plant vigour, more root biomass and more nitrogen-fixing nodules on every plant. For in-furrow use, look to our unique Nodulator® spherical granules or new Rhizup® peat granules. In 2013, grow BIG with Nodulator® N/T.
BioStacked®, Nodulator® and Rhizup® are registered trademarks used under license by Becker Underwood Canada Ltd. The Becker Underwood logo is a trademark of Becker Underwood, Inc. and is licensed to Becker Underwood Canada Ltd.
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The tipping point for a planter purchase at around 320 acres of soybeans annually. At that point, saving 30,000 seeds per acre can start to add up and justify the cost of a planter.
If you are planting into questionable soil conditions, a planter might be able to pay back your investment pretty quickly.
TOP PERFORMANCE GROWS IN WESTERN CANADA Viterra’s Corn and Soybean seed varieties for 2014 are top performing options for growers in Western Canada.
Corn growers can count on robust genetics and the development of early germplasm for northern climates, with supplier partners DEKALB® and Pride Seed, in early maturing, higher performing hybrids, for grain, silage, and grazing corn.
Soybean growers can take advantage of the exceptionally early maturing, new Genuity® Roundup Ready® 2 Yield varieties in non-traditional soybean production areas, as well as lower risk varieties in traditional production areas. With supplier partners, DEKALB® and NorthStar Genetics Canada, growers have options for superior soybean varieties and new growers can benefit from the offer of a complete toted package of soybean seed treatment and inoculant, featuring Nodulator PRO.
For flexible payment terms and superior products; including complete packages of fertility, crop protection, seed treatment, and inoculant, speak to your Viterra retail or visit: forages.viterra.ca
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