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Helping growers do what is best for their business operations has been Taurus’ priority since 2001. Our goal is to simplify the science and explain the benefits of introducing proven agronomic practices and products in the context of your farm operation – and to demonstrate the impact on your bottom line with defined ROI’s through research-based approaches to delivery.

Our highly-experienced team works with growers, retailers and leading edge agronomic consultants throughout Western Canada and beyond.

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THE FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESSFUL PLANT GROWTH.

Taurus provides growers with the information and insights around Fertility Best Practices involving macronutrients and micronutrients. By understanding the building blocks of a strategic and targeted fertility program, plants are healthier and growers are better positioned to increase yield potential.

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TAKING TECHNOLOGY PAST THE POINT OF NUTRITION

Taurus is at the forefront of plant enhancement technologies that work at the molecular level to turn on or turn off key genetic traits through a process known as transcription technology. This technology is being used to successfully assist plant development at various growth stages.

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HARNESSING THE SYMBIOTIC BENEFITS OF THE LIVING SOIL

Agricultural science is only beginning to scratch the surface when it comes to understanding "the living soil" and the hidden wealth of beneficial organisms available to aid plant growth. Let us help you tap into the symbiotic relationships that are available to promote healthy plant growth.

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AN INFORMED AGRONOMIC STRATEGY

Analytics are the starting point for an informed agronomic-based strategy. Taurus has built our business on educating growers which solutions will work best for their land and crops. The more we know about what is going on in your individual fields, the greater our ability to inform you on which nutrients, biological inoculants or plant enhancement technologies will have the greatest impact – and give you the best return on investment.

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A & L Labs Canada

Taurus trusts its analytic testing services to A&L Labs: one of Canada’s largest agricultural laboratories. They provide a comprehensive package of professional soil and plant testing services that form the backbone of a strategic crop management program.

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Part 3: How other nutrients affect potassium uptake in plants

Posted on: Feb 14, 2018

Agricultural Nutrient Profile: Potassium (K) Because of its essential role in plant health, it is important to have optimum levels of potassium in the soil – and that its uptake is not impeded. But did you know that an imbalance of certain soil nutrients can hinder potassium uptake in plants? A balancing act of cations […]

 
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Part 2: potassium availability in the soil

Posted on: Feb 7, 2018

Agricultural Nutrient Profile: Potassium (K) How do you determine potassium availability in the soil, and what factors can impact the uptake of K in crop production? It begins by understanding that potassium exists in the soil in one of three forms: unavailable, readily available and slowly available to plants. Unavailable potassium The vast majority of […]

 
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The role of potassium in crop production

Posted on: Jan 31, 2018

Agricultural nutrient profile: potassium (K) part 1- the role of potassium in crop production You know K is one of the essential macronutrients required for successful plant growth: but do you know the role of potassium in crop production? Make that roles, because potassium is responsible for many key plant functions. How K affects overall […]

 
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AGRICULTURAL NUTRIENT PROFILE: PHOSPHORUS- PART 3

Posted on: Jan 18, 2018

Six strategies for building phosphorus levels in the soil In our series on Phosphorus, we’ve gained a few crucial insights about this vital nutrient: P is essential to plant health, growth and yield. It plays a central role in photosynthesis, energy, protein synthesis and more. Phosphorus has very limited mobility in the soil. Plant availability […]

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