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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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10 Tips to Limit and Manage Herbicide Resistance

Posted on: Oct 11, 2018

It’s been several decades since the first case of herbicide resistance was found in Western Canada, but as the years have passed, we’re seeing more and more situations where herbicides are not as effective as they used to be. Over half of the 70 million acres of farmland on the Canadian prairies now have a […]

 
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No time for small talk: Plant communications and yield.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2018

They say if you want something in life, you have to ask for it. Scientists have learned this not only applies to people, but also to plants. It turns out, plants are not the strong silent type after all. They are actually very active and effective communicators. This ability to ‘converse’ can not only help […]

 
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Four Reasons Why Fall Soil Sampling Makes Sense.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2018

For today’s business-minded growers, it is not a question of “if” you should be conducting soil sampling. Soil sampling provides the accurate data and field-specific insights necessary to guide your fertility decisions and management practices. A balanced fertility plan is essential to maximizing production. Over or under application of any specific nutrient can result in […]

 
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Phosphorus fertilizer provides on-demand buffet for plants

Posted on: Sep 12, 2018

Phosphorus is an essential part of every plant’s diet. Yet it’s lack of mobility in the soil, and challenges getting it to the roots when they need it the most can leave plants hungering for more: especially in soils that fall outside of the neutral pH range. A new category of agricultural fertilizer is making […]

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