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5 Ways to Build Resiliency in Plants to Beat Stress

Posted on: Apr 11, 2019

It’s May long weekend and you’re 60% finished seeding. You roll out of bed with a smile on your face, feeling great as you walk to the bedroom window. You flip the blinds open to look outside… and to your horror, there are six inches of snow on the ground – despite the weather report calling […]

 
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TAURUS ADDS AGRONOMIC MARKETING & BUSINESS MANAGER TO NORTHERN ALBERTA

Posted on: Mar 11, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Wayne Rolston has joined our team as an Agronomic Marketing and Business Manager for Northern Alberta, based out of Camrose.  Craig Davidson, president of Taurus Agricultural Marketing comments, “Our business is built on trust and integrity around agronomy and fertility, with a passion to create positive, sustainable change […]

 
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Sulphur – the Ultimate Role Player

Posted on: Feb 7, 2019

On every hockey team, you have your top line – the stars who get all of the glory and attention (not to mention, command the big bucks). Just as important are the role players. Those who quietly do their job out of the spotlight, and to less fanfare. Often their contributions to the team’s success […]

 
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8 Achievable Agronomic Goals for 2019

Posted on: Jan 8, 2019

With the New Year upon us, we are all starting with a fresh slate. As is common at this juncture, many of us are asking what we could do differently this year. The team at Taurus would like to share 8 Achievable Agronomic Goals for 2019. We hope they contribute to your prosperity – and […]

 
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Mike Dolinski Joins Taurus as Director of Science & Innovation

Posted on: Nov 28, 2018

 NOVEMBER 28, 2018 We are extremely excited to announce the addition of Mike Dolinski to our Taurus Team as our Director of Science & Innovation. Mike comes our way with a long history and passion for changing the way we think about the production of agriculture and has spent countless hours educating through his […]

 
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PRESS RELEASE: Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. Announces Strategic Financial Investment from Taurus Agricultural Marketing Inc.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2018

Partnership endorses Ostara’s sustainable crop nutrition movement. VANCOUVER and CALGARY, CANADA – November 13, 2018 – Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. (Ostara) announces strategic financial investment from Taurus Agricultural Marketing, Inc. (Taurus) endorsing Ostara as a leader in the sustainable crop nutrition movement. The investment follows the recent signing of a long-term exclusive distribution agreement […]

 
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Phosphate fertilizer prevents tie up in high and low pH soils

Posted on: Nov 15, 2018

Phosphorus is essential to the survival of every living organism on our planet. Yet Phosphorus is a major challenge for North American cities – and for Canadian growers – for two vastly different reasons. For cities, it is a nuisance mineral that must be removed from the wastewater treatment, or risk causing algae blooms when […]

 
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Lowering fertilizer salts to prevent seed burn

Posted on: Oct 24, 2018

Please hold the salt! You’re sitting on the examination table in the doctor’s office. Your physician comes into the room, looks at your chart, and says with a small frown, “Your blood pressure is high. You need to cut down on your salt intake.” Excessive salt isn’t just a concern for us humans. It can […]

 
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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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PRESS RELEASE: Taurus and SUL4R-PLUS LLC form long term distribution agreement

Posted on: Sep 5, 2018

TAURUS AND SUL4R-PLUS®, LLC FORM DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT TO BRING THE SUL4R-PLUS® FAMILY OF FERTILITY PRODUCTS TO CANADA Taurus is pleased to announce the signing of a long-term distribution agreement with SUL4R-PLUS®, LLC, a provider of innovative fertilizer products for the agricultural market. Taurus and SUL4R-PLUS will develop, market, and distribute the SUL4R-PLUS® family of fertility products […]

 
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PRESS RELEASE: TAURUS AND OSTARA PARTNER TO BRING CANADIAN GROWERS CRYSTAL GREEN® PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER

Posted on: Aug 13, 2018

A Message from Craig Davidson-President Taurus Agricultural Marketing It is with great pleasure that Taurus Agricultural Marketing Inc., announces the finalization of a long-term exclusive distribution agreement with Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc., for the sale and agronomic support of Crystal Green® and forthcoming technologies into Western Canada and Ontario. Taurus has been fortunate to […]

 
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What if the Future of Agriculture is Here Now?

Posted on: Aug 2, 2018

Taurus’ Ag In Motion plots showcased a new way of thinking. We’ve all heard that old saying, “The proof is in the pudding.” For Taurus and those who had an opportunity to visit us at the 2018 Ag In Motion show, the proof is in the plots. This year’s show provided us with an opportunity […]

 
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What if Advanced Fertilizers Could Increase Your Efficiencies?

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018

These days, there is a great deal of talk around ways growers can farm more efficiently. After all, who doesn’t want to be more efficient! The idea of “efficiency” can be interpreted in a number of different ways. For example, you can improve cost efficiency in an effort to get greater value and return on […]

 
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What if What You Don’t See in Your Field is as Important as What You Do See?

Posted on: Jun 28, 2018

One of Taurus’ big focuses when it comes to advanced farming practices has been on expanding our knowledge about the complex relationships that take place between plants and organisms in the living soil. This is considered by many to be the next frontier in crop science – and a way to improve sustainability on the […]

 
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What if You Could Put Progressive Agronomy to the Test?

Posted on: Jun 14, 2018

Demonstrating agricultural products and practices in real-world conditions is the reason the Ag In Motion Expo (AIM) was created. Hosted in Saskatoon, this event allows progressive growers to see the latest innovations through live field and crop plot demonstrations. The 2018 Show runs from July 17th to 19th. Taurus is participating for the second straight […]

 
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Biostimulants and Plant Hormones

Posted on: May 31, 2018

Growers are no stranger to crop inputs, such as fertilizers and crop protection products. However, there is another, less widely known category of inputs that is gaining popularity on performance-driven farming operations. Agricultural biostimulants are organically or synthetically derived inputs that stimulate natural processes within a plant. They aid in plant nutrient uptake, nutrient efficiency […]

 
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How Foliar Nutrients Minimize Seen and Unseen Herbicide Stress

Posted on: May 16, 2018

In an effort to reduce competition and maximize yield in your fields, you rely on an ever-growing list of selective pre and post-emergent herbicides. These products are formulated with active ingredients designed to kill weeds, without causing visible damage to the crop. But did you know that even though your plants may not show physical […]

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