Agronomy Centre

In addition to extensive research in product development and selection, Maizex focuses on agronomy research and information that is meant to increase your on-farm profit potential and support the goal of maximizing the genetic potential in the seed you plant. This area of our website provides detailed articles and information in areas that can make a difference on your farm.  

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Agronomy Videos

Nov 21, 2022
Category: Agronomy

#AgroMinute Check out our social media channels for all of our short, timely, and informative videos from our #AgroMinute series. All the videos are archived here. In our inaugural #AgroMinute, @stevedenys and @henryprinzen talk about #nitrogen efficiency. #Plant23 #TruePerformance #agronomy #CanadianGrownCanadianOwned— Maizex Seeds (@Maizex) March 24, 2023 The Sharp Edge Check out our latest…

Maizex Seeds announces one brand

Jun 17, 2024
Categories: Agronomy, News, Press Releases
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(Tilbury, ON, June 17, 2024) Maizex Seeds has announced its exclusive forage and cereal varieties will now be marketed under the Maizex brand, following a similar rebranding of its soybeans line last year. This move solidifies Maizex as one of Canada’s pre-eminent seed companies and brings with it the retirement of the Elite Seeds brand….

The Sharp Edge returns for Season 5

Apr 5, 2024
Category: Agronomy

Bern Tobin of RealAgriculture and Henry Prinzen, Market Development Agronomist for Maizex, visit Simcoe, Ontario, farmer Kyle Sowden on the season debut of The Sharp Edge to discuss his on-farm sulphur trials in 2023. Read more on and check out the video below….

2023 Agronomy Summary now available

Jan 23, 2024
Categories: Agronomy, News

Our summary of the agronomy research our team conducted in 2023 is now available in digital format. Click here to view and download your copy. Early hard copies will be available at our in-person agronomy meetings being held throughout Ontario this winter. To request a hard copy be mailed directly to you, please email….

Drone Seeding Cover Crops into Soybeans

Nov 10, 2023
Category: Agronomy

The latest episode of our Sharp Edge series with RealAgriculture brings hosts Bern Tobin and Henry Prinzen to the Hammerton farm in Sweaburg, Ontario, where they are experimenting with seeding a cover crop into soybeans using drone technology. Read more about it here and be sure to watch the video!…

Maizex Identity Preserved Soybean Strategy Announced for Ontario

Oct 27, 2023
Categories: News, Press Releases
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Maizex Seeds will be an integral part of the new SojaCan Identity Preserved (IP) soybean alliance, together with Beechwood Agri Services, VDB Grains, and Grains Quebec. This closed-loop IP soybean system will provide your customers with a new access point for IP premiums when planting unique identity preserved soybean varieties sold by Maizex Seeds. “We…

Grading Your 2023 Silage Crop

Category: Agronomy

Now that the 2023 corn silage harvest is complete, you should take some time to evaluate the crop you produced and the feed you will be feeding from it for the next year. It is always good to review the season and what you learned in order to make notes to help plan for next…

The Cadillac of sprayer tenders on the Sharp Edge

Oct 5, 2023
Category: Agronomy

A new episode from our series with RealAgriculture is now available. Host Bernard Tobin and Maizex agronomist Adam Parker have a look at a particularly impressive sprayer tender trailer at Shawridge Farms in Arthur, Ontario. Watch below and read more at …

The Hometown Roots Family Contest

Sep 15, 2023
Categories: Agronomy, News

Maizex Seeds is joining forces with Lallemand Plant Care, makers of LALFIX PROYIELD LIQIUD Soybean inoculant, to launch the Hometown Roots Family Contest for farmers in Ontario and the Maritimes. Two winning farmers will receive $5,000 each toward the charity or local organization of their choice to help support and better their communities*. “We are…

The Sharp Edge: High-tech Scuffling

Aug 22, 2023
Category: Agronomy

Episode 3 of Season 4 of the Sharp Edge finds host Bern Tobin of RealAgriculture and Maizex agronomist Henry Prinzen visiting with organic farmer Brandon Jantzi near Baden, Ontario. Watch below and read more at….

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