Despite the range in drought conditions this summer, soybean crops in Manitoba performed relatively well versus other crops. Late summer rains enabled a fair number of soybean fields to produce respectable and sometimes even exceptional yields, says Tyler Russell, Western Canadian Manager for NorthStar Genetics. Soybeans can withstand a fair amount of heat. A lot… Read more

We want to share a past article that some of you may have missed. The topic is still very relevant and hopefully useful in understanding how the corn you feed your cattle affects their nutrition.   By Ron Friesen Do you want to know how well grazing corn is working for your cattle? Check their… Read more

When it comes to using foliar fungicides on soybeans, there is always a debate on whether or not they provide a return on investment. Growers often want a “rockstar” variety that has high yield potential. However, there can sometimes be a trade-off with rockstar varieties, as they may not possess defensive traits and the variety… Read more

Every year, growers are looking for an edge to help push their soybean varieties and corn hybrids to reach their maximum yield potential. Plant tissue testing can be a useful tool to help you reach your yield goals.

NorthStar Genetics is on the Move to Domain NorthStar Genetics is excited to move to Domain, Manitoba. Currently located in an office complex in St. Norbert, NorthStar Genetics is pleased to announce the purchase of the former Co-op site which became available when Co-op moved to a new location in Domain. “As a locally owned… Read more

Let’s push for BIGGER soybean YIELDS! We live and breath soybeans in Western Canada. This year we will learn more about how to maximize the yield on your farm. 12 growers from MB and SK will become YIELD CHALLENGERs. Yield challengers will intensely manage 40 acres of soybeans to push for bigger yields, to challenge… Read more

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