NorthStar News

Soybeans in June: An Emerging Issue

By Geoff Geddes When you know what to look for, it’s that much easier to find it. So, when you’re walking the fields this June, it’s wise to keep some… Read more

Seeding Soybeans 201

By Ron Friesen The cost of seed treatment for soybeans adds up quickly, depending on what you buy. Stand-alone fungicide seed treatment costs $6 to $7 an acre. Fungicide and… Read more

Better Beds Mean Better Beans

By Geoff Geddes Whether you’re a baby or a soybean, how you start in life has an impact on how you finish. While soybeans may be slightly less demanding than… Read more

Certified Seed versus Bin-Run

By John Dietz Bin-run soybean seed has one clear advantage compared to certified seed. It’s cheap. However, you don’t know what you are getting and often you get what you… Read more

Why Grow Soybeans?

Soybeans are a great agronomic decision. Soybeans are great in any crop rotation. They don’t follow the same disease cycles as other pulses (peas, lentils, chickpeas), or as oilseed crops… Read more

Seed Treatments

By Ron Friesen Sources: Agronomist from an NSG Dealer If you’re a soybean grower using seed treatment in hopes of getting higher yields, you may be disappointed. But that shouldn’t… Read more

2017 Results

By Cheryl Manness Source: Stats Canada, Published December 6, 2017 (Cansim Table 001-0017) A year ago, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada’s projections for 2017 were that soybeans, a worldwide favourite crop,… Read more