New IP Producer Guideline Booklet

Our IP soybean growers represent one of the most critical partnerships in our business. Our Producer Guideline booklet is sent out every year to provide our IP growers with a reference tool to ensure Sevita’s production quality standards are clear and to outline the best agricultural practices. We also provide some helpful tips from experienced […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Soybeans|Comments Off on New IP Producer Guideline Booklet

2017 Permitted Crop Protection Products

With the 2017 planting season underway, we at PROSeeds Sevita International wanted to ensure that we provide you, our growers, with the information you need to have a successful season growing food-grade Identity Preserved (IP) soybeans for our international customers. As we do every year, we have released our Permitted Crop Protection Products list for […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Soybeans|Comments Off on 2017 Permitted Crop Protection Products

Should You Plant in Wet Conditions? Weighing the Risks

It has been a wet spring in many farming areas. While it dried up (and warmed up) a bit this week – giving growers a small window of opportunity for planting – there is more rain to come this weekend in much of Eastern Canada. And so, many growers are continuing to experience wet or […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Corn, Soybeans|Comments Off on Should You Plant in Wet Conditions? Weighing the Risks

The Crop Rotation, Tillage and Cover Crop Trifecta – How they impact soil health, yield and economic return

As spring planting time approaches, many farmers are discussing and debating the pros and cons of various crop rotations, and the impact that fall tillage systems and winter cover crops may have. Balancing these 3 elements, among many others, will have an effect on soil erosion, soil nutrients and overall health, inputs, yield, and of […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Corn, Soybeans|Comments Off on The Crop Rotation, Tillage and Cover Crop Trifecta – How they impact soil health, yield and economic return

Fast Facts on Corn & Soybean Domestic Uses and Exports

As we mentioned in our last post, one of the key activities for wintertime is planning for next year. Now, everyone knows that you can’t plan for everything – but one of the key elements to factor into your planting decisions is the global market for your crops. How much is expected to be planted, […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Corn, Soybeans|Comments Off on Fast Facts on Corn & Soybean Domestic Uses and Exports

9 Things Crop Farmers Need to Do Over the Winter

Winter will soon draw to a close – although with all the snow we have in Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes right now, it’s hard to imagine that the end is in sight. But at some point, the thaw will come, so here’s a reminder of all the tasks that need to be done over […]

By |February 16th, 2017|Corn, Soybeans|Comments Off on 9 Things Crop Farmers Need to Do Over the Winter

Tractor Tools for 2017 & beyond: Tech

While some farmers are still a little leery of technology, or perhaps skeptical of its value for the money, more and more are turning to modern tech tools to streamline operations on their farms. In the process, they are discovering that even basic advancements like auto-steering, section control and GPS-optimized yield maps offer a good […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Corn, Soybeans, Youth|Comments Off on Tractor Tools for 2017 & beyond: Tech

Tractor Tools for 2017 & Beyond: Tillage

Happy New Year!  Whether you’re easing your way back into your regular routines, hitting the ground running, or even making the leap into new farming techniques, we want to help you kick off the new year with some thoughts on the latest tractor tools available for your farm. From tillage to tech, there is an […]

By |January 4th, 2017|Corn, Soybeans|Comments Off on Tractor Tools for 2017 & Beyond: Tillage

Farming Trends and Tech to Watch in 2017

As we wrap up 2016 – a challenging year of drought conditions for some and flooding for others – it is natural to look ahead and ponder what may be different next year. While nothing beats the solid planning and application of hands-on experience that you bring to your farm, there are some advanced strategies, […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Soybeans, Youth|Comments Off on Farming Trends and Tech to Watch in 2017

Neonics controversy continues – ban may spread nation-wide

There were stunned faces and raised eyebrows in the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) annual meeting earlier this week, as Ontario Environment Minister Glen Murray stood before the crowd and apologized to farmers. As Canada’s largest voluntary farm organization and leading advocate for Ontario farmers, the OFA group gathered at this meeting have not found Murray […]

By |November 25th, 2016|Corn, Soybeans|Comments Off on Neonics controversy continues – ban may spread nation-wide