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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AGRICULTURAL NUTRIENT PROFILE: PHOSPHORUS

Posted on: Dec 13, 2017

Part 1: The Importance of Phosphorus to Crops Phosphorus (P) takes its rightful place alongside Nitrogen and Potassium among the three primary macronutrients essential to successful plant growth. Without Phosphorus, photosynthesis could not occur. Phosphorus plays a key role in complex energy transformations that are necessary to all life, as a main ingredient in ATP […]

 
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POWER FOR YOUR FLOWER

Posted on: Nov 30, 2017

HASKAP GROWER SEEKS TO INCREASE POLLINATION AND FRUIT SET IN UNIQUE NEW BERRY CROP. An emerging berry crop developed through a breeding program at the University of Saskatchewan is turning heads and may have the potential to challenge blueberries in many retail food and nutraceutical applications. A collective of growers in Alberta is helping to […]

 
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SOIL BIOLOGY 101: LEARNING OUR SOIL-PART 3

Posted on: Nov 22, 2017

Three Part Harmony: Understanding Tripartite Association. In the first two parts of this series, we looked at the symbiotic relationships agricultural plants establish with certain bacteria and fungi in the soil. When we talk about symbiosis, we are usually describing a mutually beneficial relationship between two living organisms. However, in the case of a tripartite […]

 
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SOIL BIOLOGY 101: Learning Our Soil-Part 2

Posted on: Nov 8, 2017

How rhizobium bacteria enhance nitrogen fixation in the pulse and soybean rotation. In the human body, there are bad bacteria that make us sick and cause infections, and good bacteria that are crucial to the digestive process. There are also good and bad bacteria within the soil, which can help or hinder certain plants. Peas, […]

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