YOUR GROWTH. OUR FOCUS.

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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GETTING TO THE ROOT OF DROUGHT DEFENSE

Posted on: Aug 10, 2017

How Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi improve drought tolerance in host plants While others look at stretches of hot, dry weather as a welcome opportunity to go to the lake and enjoy the sun, affected growers are busy worrying about the impact of drought on their crops and yield potential. Fortunately, you have an ally in the […]

 
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Preventing Nitrogen Loss in your Fall Applications

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017

Summer is only halfway over, yet growers are already starting to make plans for their fall fertility programs. It is well known that plants use Nitrogen most efficiently when applied as close as possible to the time of plant uptake. However, we know that regardless of how you are applying your Nitrogen – it is […]

 
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A Scientific Analysis on Pollination and Heat Stress

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017

Have you ever wondered what takes place at the reproductive stage of a plant’s life when daytime temperatures cause you to sweat while standing still? New research on peas out of the University of Saskatchewan is furthering our understanding around the effects of heat on a flower, and helps to explain the negative impacts of […]

 
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Explaining Post-Canola Rotation Growth Challenges

Posted on: Jul 5, 2017

Canola reduces biological activity in the soil. So, what can be done to help the following crop? Growers and researchers have long observed that crops following canola in a rotation tend to demonstrate reduced yield, compared to the results when seeded behind another crop. So, what is the reason behind this? It can largely be […]

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