NorthStar News

How Soybeans Fit into Your 2022 Rotation

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… Read more

CORN DOESN’T LIE

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… Read more

Benefits of Plant Tissue Testing in Soybeans and Corn

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.

Soybean YIELD Challenge

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… Read more

10 Things to Consider to Increase Your Soybean Yields – Part 2 of 2

As shared in Part 1 of our two-part article, the genetic potential within a seed is not realized within a growing season due mainly to abiotic stresses (temperature, wind, sunlight, flood, drought, salt, minerals, etc). Helping reduce stress can have a positive impact on soybean yields.

Corn Doesn’t Lie

Do you want to know how well grazing corn is working for your cattle? Check their manure.
If the manure is largely free of yellow corn particles, it means the kernels are soft and highly digestible. If the manure contains a lot of yellow fragments, the kernels are hard and more difficult to digest.