The 4R’s of Fertilizing in the Fall

The 4R’s of Fertilizing in the Fall

For the Canadian Prairies and Northern Plains We’ve previously reviewed the 4Rs of nutrient management as they relate to Fall Nitrogen. This article will focus on “the others” or PK and S. With regards to “Right Time”, Phosphate (P), Potash (K) and Sulphur (S)...
Managing Fertility After a Drought

Managing Fertility After a Drought

By: Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist, Farmers Edge We are all aware of the impact of Drought on crop yields.  Drought also causes several soil processes to slow down or virtually stop. The two most pronounced effects of drought are: Reduced crop growth and...
The Scourge of the North

The Scourge of the North

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist Last time I addressed a weed that I called the “scourge of the south”. For the northern farmers, this week I will discuss “the scourge of the north,” commonly known as cleavers. Just as we saw a significant increase in the...