Agronomy Centre

Wildfire Smoke Affecting Corn Development

This summer has brought several challenges to farmers in western Canada—drought, hail, extreme heat, and wildfire smoke. This isn’t the first time that we have seen wildfire smoke hang in the air for extended periods of time; both 2015 and 2018 were record years for the hours of smoke recorded across Alberta. Unfortunately, 2021 might…

2021 Agronomy Summary

Maizex is delighted to bring you the 2021 Agronomy Summary. This document provides the background, results, and conclusions from the key agronomy projects that we worked on in 2021. We hope that you will find it interesting and informative and that there are a few nuggets that will be applicable to your cropping operations in…

How to Do a Yield Estimate on Corn and Soybeans | Maizex Moving

Doing a yield count is an important step to tracking the performance of your crops and practices in the interest of improving your farm's profitability each year. Learn the basics of getting an accurate estimate in this episode of Maizex Moving with our Lead Agronomist Greg Stewart and our Brand Director Steve Denys. To assist…

9 Thoughts on Nitrogen

1. Check with a best-rate recommendation It is always good to take a look at recommendations based on good data. The Ontario N Calculator can serve as a reality check when other forces may convince you that you can’t grow 200 bu/acre corn without at least 200 lbs of fertilizer N. Here is a middle…