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Employee profile: Aurélie Savard - Export Clerk

June 9, 2022
Wondering who are the people working behind the scenes at Prograin? In this article, we’ll introduce you to Aurélie Savard, one of our valued employees.  Hi Aurélie.What do you do at Prograin and how long have you been working here? I currently work as the Export Clerk and have held this position since early February […]

Magnesium’s role in soybean nodulation

April 29, 2022
Magnesium (Mg), like nitrogen (N), is essential to soybean growth because it is required to produce chlorophyll, which plants need for photosynthesis. That said, the physiological mechanisms involved in nodulation that depend on magnesium still remain largely unknown.  Nonetheless, studies have highlighted both the consequences of magnesium deficiency and the benefits of receiving an optimal […]

Using a rotary hoe, spiked harrow and heavy-duty cultivator for organic soybean crops

April 29, 2022
As a soybean farmer, you can choose from different types of equipment to help you effectively weed your crops. These tools include rotary hoes, spiked harrows and heavy-duty cultivators. Let’s take a look at what they do and how to use them.  Using a rotary hoe Rotary hoes are made for weeding an entire cultivated […]

Best conditions for successful seeding

April 28, 2022
For good seeding that in-turn will produce good harvests, every effort must be made to provide the best possible conditions for our seeds. Here are four aspects that must not be overlooked: 1) Soil preparation 2) Planting date 3) Variety selection 4) Seeding depth Adequate soil preparation Soybean culture is especially sensitive to soils in […]

How early weed control impacts soybean crop yield

March 18, 2022
Controlling weeds is a big part and an important part of soybean production, as they can cause significant yield losses. An effective integrated weed management (IWM) strategy includes field scouting, crop rotation, cover crops and weed control.  When is the best time to remove weeds for optimal soybean yields? As with many things, timing is […]

Employee profile: Philippe Lemaitre, Manager of Seed Production

March 7, 2022
At Prograin, we know soybeans! We spoke with our manager of seed production so that he could tell us about his work, what he loves about his role and to find out how he sees agronomy in the not-too-distant future.  Hi Philippe. Tell us a little about yourself and your position at Prograin. I have […]

Who Are Prograin’s Foreign Subsidiaries?

January 18, 2022
Learn more about Prograin, its reach and its operations abroad.

Why should you plant soybeans into a fall rye cover crop?

January 18, 2022
There are many good reasons to use fall rye as your cover crop. In this article, we’ll go over the main benefits.

Understanding the basics of soybean closing prices

January 5, 2022
After rain comes sun, and after the harvest comes the time to sell your soybeans. As a soybean grower, you probably know everything there is to know about your seeds and which techniques yield the best crops. But do you know how your soybean crop’s cash price is established? Keep reading to learn more about […]

Employee profile: Noémi Fontaine - Sales and Marketing Coordinator

December 21, 2021
Wondering who’s working behind the scenes at Prograin? In this article, we’ll introduce you to Noémi Fontaine, one of our valued employees.  Hi Noémi. What do you do at Prograin and how long have you been working here?  I have worked for Prograin for 7 years. I was a Seed Sales Assistant for 6 years and have […]

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