NorthStar News

Crop Planning for Soybeans

Fitting soybeans into a rotation takes a lot of planning. Here are some thoughts from the production specialist for Manitoba. By John Dietz First comes plan, then comes plant. In… Read more

Crop Production Show

Join us at the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon to hear top Saskatchewan growers share their experiences about why they grow soybeans on their farm. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 10:30… Read more

Are Farmers Going Back to Aerial Application?

By John Dietz Aerial application can be more than a quick fix. Some farmers are booking aerial application along with crop inputs. Is this establishing new opportunities? Aircraft spraying crops… Read more

The 2017 Soybean Planting Experience

By Shari Narine Going into the 2017 seeding season, it was anticipated that there were many challenges growers had to deal with, some stemming from the challenges of the 2016… Read more

Will Corn Follow Soybeans into Western Canada?

By Ron Friesen In June 2013, Monsanto Canada raised eyebrows by announcing an aggressive plan to substantially increase corn acreage in Western Canada. Titled the Canada Corn Expansion Project, the… Read more

The Great Soybean Jump

By John Dietz From early 2017, it was expected that soybeans would be a popular crop for the season. Why?  Early in 2017, it was expected that soybean would be… Read more