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TAURUS AGRONOMIC BITES- Flowering Crops, Pollination and Bees- A Sustainability Conversation

Posted on: Jun 2, 2020

We have a special guest panelist joining us for our third episode of Taurus Agronomic Bites! Our Taurus experts and special guest panelist, Kreg Alde of Broken Tine Orchard/ Alde Farms, take part in a live discussion around flowering crops, pollination and yield potential.  Listen to Kreg’s experience and successes with attracting more bees, increasing […]

 
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Frost Considerations in Young Crops [2 min watch]

Posted on: May 22, 2020

Mike Dolinski, Director of Science & Innovation shares with us how to tell if the growing point has been affected and other key points to consider if you see frost on your crops. Have questions? Ask one of the team!

 
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TAURUS AGRONOMIC BITES- Early Season Plant Health- What Will 2020 Bring Us?

Posted on: May 4, 2020

We are very excited to bring you our second episode of Taurus Agronomic Bites! For our second episode 4 of our Taurus experts shared with you discussions around Early Season Plant Health, the concerns, solutions and what 2020 will bring us. Some of the topics covered: What is plant stress Dealing with plant stressors Environmental […]

 
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THE ESSENTIAL ROLE OF MOLYBDENUM

Posted on: Apr 30, 2020

For a “Minor” Element Molybdenum Has Big Impact For All Crops To make sure the health of your plants and your yields are maximized in 2020, let’s do a quick refresher on molybdenum (Mo or abbreviated as “Moly”). In a plant, Mo’s role is to transform nitrogen to amino acids.  In legumes it enables nitrogen […]

 
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GROWTH STAGING CANOLA

Posted on: Apr 29, 2020

Join Mike Dolinski as he delves into the world of canola and staging using his microscopic pictures as a learning tool. Topics covered: Nutrient considerations and damage Roots Staging: Germination, vegetative growth, pollination, reproduction Club root- infection/ photos/ where to now Have questions? Connect with one of our reps.

 
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PEAS: GETTING TO KNOW US

Posted on: Apr 23, 2020

Continuing on in our crop staging series Mike Dolinski and Adam Smith will join forces to bring you a new webinar with never before seen microscopic imagery of pea growth. Guaranteed not to be the same old agronomic info you’ve seen before. Mike and Adam focus in detail on seed nutrient quality, germination and seedling […]

 
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Taurus Agronomic Bites-Nitrogen Management: Understanding Your Options

Posted on: Apr 9, 2020

Want to learn more about Nitrogen?  Our team of Taurus experts dive into a conversation around Nitrogen management and the challenges that Western Canada will face this spring. The in’s and outs of nitrogen management, ways to mitigate N loss scenarios like a wet fall and wet spring; alternative options for application with late seeding; […]

 
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Taurus Agronomy Week 2

Posted on: Apr 1, 2020

Another great week of free agronomy! Recorded and live webinars for your enjoyment. If you missed any of these great resources now’s your chance to relax and enjoy what we have collected here. Find Taurus Agronomy Week 1 here The more we understand about plants and how they work, the better we will be at […]

 
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Taurus Agronomy Week 1

Posted on: Mar 29, 2020

A great week of free agronomy! Recorded and live webinars ripe for the viewing. If you missed these great resources now’s your chance to relax and enjoy what we have collected here. Find Taurus Agronomy Week 2 here No two seeds are alike… Join Mike Dolinski as he explains to us why that is and […]

 
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Active AgriScience Inc. moves Manufacturing to Saskatoon, SK. for the upcoming 2020 Cropping Season.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2020

Taurus is pleased to bring in the New Year with the announcement that Active AgriScience Inc. is in the process of moving their manufacturing facility from Abbotsford, B.C. to Saskatoon, SK. for the upcoming 2020 cropping season.  “This is a move that has been under consideration for some time”, explains Craig Davidson, President of Taurus […]

 
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Premier Tech and AgResource form distribution alliance on the AGTIV® line of inoculants in Canada

Posted on: Nov 20, 2019

Taurus is pleased to announce that Premier Tech will be working with AgResource for the upcoming 2020 season to handle and distribute the full line of AGTIV® inoculants to the Western Canadian marketplace, including Ontario.  “This is an exciting alliance for us in Western Canada,” explains Craig Davidson, President of Taurus Agricultural Marketing Inc.  “We […]

 
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TAURUS AGRICULTURAL MARKETING INC. ENHANCES UPPER MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

Posted on: Nov 12, 2019

As our sales team and geography continues to expand, we are very pleased to announce that Roddy McNinch and Claude Sander will be taking on larger roles within the company to enhance the upper management structure and help guide Taurus closer to our long term goals. Roddy will take on the role of Vice President-Sales […]

 
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TAURUS ADDS AGRONOMIC MARKETING & BUSINESS MANAGER TO SOUTHERN ALBERTA & MONTANA

Posted on: Oct 21, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Darren Smith has joined our team as an Agronomic Marketing and Business Manager for Southern Alberta and Montana, based out of Coaldale Alberta.  Darren grew up in Manitoba where he worked on neighboring dairy farms in his youth.  After getting married, Darren and family moved west to Alberta […]

 
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WHAT CAN WATER DRIVEN YIELD POTENTIAL DO FOR YOUR CROPS? [5 MIN WATCH]

Posted on: Jul 14, 2019

Craig Davidson talks with Wendy Schatz Leeds of Sharpe’s Crop Services about the Crop Intelligence app by South Country and the benefits to growers utilizing these tools. Taurus is fortunate this year to have soil moisture probes linked to weather stations in our Ag In Motion plot, delivering real time analytics on the Water Driven […]

 
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COME SEE US AT AG IN MOTION!

Posted on: Jul 13, 2019

SPEAKING SCHEDULE Join Mike Dolinski Tuesday or Wednesday, 10 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. each day for some great agronomy and a good time!  Mike takes the complex and brings it to a level of understanding that is easy to digest and entertaining to listen to! Mike will: describe what happens in plants when they come […]

 
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Divide and Conquer

Posted on: Jun 11, 2019

Split Nitrogen Applications: More than Just a Nitrogen Management Tool In recent years, a growing number of agronomists have started recommending that producers not apply all of their nitrogen at seeding. Instead, they suggest a split nitrogen application, where a portion of nitrogen is withheld and applied when the crop is ready for it (typically […]

 
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What Happens When a Plant is Under Stress? [2 min watch]

Posted on: Jun 10, 2019

Mike Dolinski shares with us what happens to a plant under stress and what to do about it. Related Content: Countering Abiotic Stress- Including Herbicide stress | A look at Plant Stress and their Coping Strategies | Biostimulants and Hormones | Can Crops be Protected from Abiotic Stress at the Genetic Level? | How Foliar […]

 
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Countering Abiotic Stress – Including Herbicide Stress

Posted on: May 23, 2019

In our last blog, based on a presentation by plant physiology specialist, Mike Dolinski we learned how a chain of tiny chemical reactions in plants can cause damage when abiotic stress occurs. At the same time, we revealed how plants can use their own chemical processes to counter the effects of stress. Today, we look […]

 
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TAURUS ADDS AGRONOMIC MARKETING & BUSINESS MANAGER TO REGINA/ EASTERN SK

Posted on: May 22, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Curtis Russell has joined our team as our Agronomic Marketing and Business Manager based out of the Regina, SK area, explains Craig Davidson, President of Taurus Ag Marketing Inc.  Our business is built on trust and integrity around agronomy and fertility with a passion to create positive, sustainable […]

 
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A Look at Plant Stress and Their Coping Strategies

Posted on: May 8, 2019

As growers, you see the field-level impact that drought, hot or cool temperatures, hail, and excessive moisture have on your plants: you see symptoms such as burnt leaf tips, wilting, delayed development or even death. What you can’t easily see is how the effects of stress are preventing normal plant function at the cellular level.  […]

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