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Soybeans around the world: a brief look at western Canadian soybean exports

March 14, 2019
In the last few years, soybean popularity has increased drastically worldwide, and Prograin has been at the forefront of quality food grade soybean production and exportation, taking the lead in the North American market for conventional and organic soybean production and export. While many people are aware that Canada imports and exports food, they often […]

What happens to soybeans when frost occurs at the R6 stage?

March 14, 2019
Frost can affect soybean crops, depending on their stage of growth. The extent of the damage—either major or minor—will also vary with the length of time at which they are exposed to frost. In this article, our team briefly explains the effect of frost on soybeans at a specific growth stage: R6.  The impact of […]

Should I Roll My Soybeans?

March 14, 2019
Land rolling is a practice that evens out the field and prepares it for harvesting in the fall. A roller is used to push rocks into the soil and break up dirt clods or root balls, and to smooth the seed bed. Soybean rolling is usually done either before or after seeding, but in this blog, our […]

Early planted soybeans: some tips to find your way around

March 14, 2019
Planting soybeans ultra-early—from mid-April to the first days of May—carries some risks. However, this practice, which allows growers to extend the planting window to take advantage of good soil and weather conditions during this period can produce more than positive results when accompanied by proper precautions. In this article, our team shares some tips for […]

Is there an ideal planting depth for soybeans?

March 14, 2019
The issue of seed planting depth comes up every year with different information circulating in the industry. But does the depth at which you plant soybean seeds actually affect the yield?  Absolutely! Naturally, seed depth is important, especially since soybean seeds are more sensitive when sown too deeply. This is why it’s important to make […]