AGRIS MiField Technology Site

 

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Every grower, every farm, and every field is different.

No one knows more about crop growth and development – and how to optimize yield – than AGRIS Co-operative. With MiField™, the AGRIS Co-operative agronomy team helps farmers drive toward optimal profitability. MiField by AGRIS is focused on working with growers to assist them in better understanding their cropping practices and to deliver knowledge and data with recommendations that help them be more profitable, per acre, on their field.

Visit our MiField Technology Site

Located at Highway 40 (Communication Road) and Maynard Line, just south-east of Chatham, Ontario. 

Give your local AGRIS Crop Specialist a call and meet them at the technology site. Always remember to practice physical distancing (2 metres or 6 feet apart), and stay safe and healthy everyone.

Scroll further down on this webpage to view the different technologies you can find at the MiField Technology Site. Our Crop Specialists have taken the time to spend with you to explain some of what you can find at the site.

  • Soybeans
  • Corn
  • Wheat
  • IP soybeans
  • Bayer technologies
  • Bio-stimulants
  • Sulphur
  • Much more

For a personalized tour, contact your local AGRIS Co-op location.

Soybeans

Fungicide seed treatment Apron XL

Apron XL fungicide seed treatment is what Scott Vandehogen is featuring today at the AGRIS MiField Technology Site. Scott also looks at new chemistry as a fungicide seed treatment from Syngenta, scheduled to be released for the 2022 growing season. Download PDF.

Soybean seed treatment Fortenza vs CruiserMaxx

Fortenza vs CruiserMaxx soybean seed treatment is what Mike Veenema will talk about today. Mike is a crop specialist at AGRIS Co-op in Chatham and is a certified crop advisor (CCA-ON) with a 4R NMS designation. Download PDF

Sudden Death Syndrome seed treatments

Scott Vandehogen, seed manager at AGRIS Co-op talks about three seed treatments for SDS in soybeans: Ilevo, Clariva + Mertect, and Saltro. Download PDF

Does using an inoculant pay? Amanda Craven discusses the benefits.

Amanda Craven is the Crop Sales Specialist at AGRIS Co-op in Tupperville. Amanda discusses inoculant use in soybeans and the benefits and value it brings to your soybean portfolio. Download PDF

July 24, 2020 | Scott Vandehogen - Seed Manager

"WOW, what a difference one month makes", says Scott Vandehogen, seed manager for AGRIS and Wanstead Co-ops. Scott explains about our DecisionFarm.ca dashboard. He also updates us on how the soybeans are looking.

June 24, 2020 | Scott Vandehogen, Seed Manager

Scott Vandehogen, Seed Manager for AGRIS Co-op. Scott explains the different technologies used in the MiField Technology Site. In this video Scott says we're presenting looking forward to show you five different sudden death syndrome (SDS) seed treatments, insecticides, fungicides, three different inoculants, foliar nutrient mixes with manganese and zinc, sulphur applied pre-emerge, etc. Lots to see here. 24-days since planted.

Corn

Seed planting depth for corn with Mike Veenema

View the devastating affects of planting corn too shallow as Mike Veenema explains. Mike is the crop specialist with AGRIS Co-operative at the Chatham location. Download PDF

Corn starter vs no corn starter

Darren Clark is a crop specialist with AGRIS Co-op at the Muirkirk location. Darren talks about the differences of using a corn starter vs not using a corn starter.

Technology partner at the site: Bayer Crop Science with Bill Lester

Bill Lester who is the territory sales manager with Bayer Crop Science discusses the benefits of Stratego Pro and Proline fungicides. Bill also talks about a new insecticide seed treatment for under ground pests coming soon.

July 24, 2020 | Scott Vandehogen, Seed Manager

Scott demonstrates, again, how much one month makes. Scott talks about AGRIS' DecisionFarm.ca dashboard that has growth stages, precipitation, history, fields, Crop Heat Units, Spraycast, etc. to help our growers manage their operation using advanced digital technology.

Call your local AGRIS Crop Sales Specialist for a private tour at MiField Technology Site today.

June 24, 2020 | Scott Vandehogen, Seed Manager

AGRIS MiField Technology Site. June 24, 2020, Scott Vandehogen, Seed Manager. Technology used includes DecisionFarm data used for growth stages, GDD, moisture, field maps, maturity and crop growth stages, etc. In the corn area we have 16 trials. The first three is a Bayer showcase area where fungicide will be sprayed. We'll also look at seed treatments, nitrogen stabilizers, seed planting depth trials, etc.

Wheat

July 21, 2020 | Scott Vandehogen, Seed Manager

Wheat harvest day at the AGRIS MiField Technology Site located at Highway 40 (Communication Road) and Maynard Line, just southeast of Chatham, Ontario. Call your local AGRIS Co-op Crop Sales Specialist today and meet up at the site for a tour.

Technologies at the site

AGRIS Mn5 on soybeans, and MnZn on corn and wheat

Tyler Sabelli, Crop Specialist, AGRIS Co-op in Leamington

Tyler Sabelli, crop sales specialist at AGRIS Co-operative in Leamington talks about a foliar-applied micronutrient package called AGRIS Mn5 on soybeans and AGRIS MnZn on corn and wheat.

Sulphur on corn, soybean and wheat crops

Darren Clark, Crop Sales Specialist, Muirkirk

Darren talks about the effects of adding sulphur to your corn, soybean and wheat crops.

Nitrogen stabilizers

eNtrench and Tribune product focus

Cory Cowan talks about nitrogen stabilizer products, eNtrench and Tribune. Cory is a crop sales specialist with AGRIS in Chatham. Download PDF.

Bio-stimulants

Dale Cowan, Agronomy Strategy Manager and Senior Agronomist, AGRIS Co-op

Plant health enhancers used to alleviate abiotic stresses in plants is what Dale Cowan is speaking about, especially with today's climate changes. Dale Cowan, (CCA-ON 4R NMS) is the agronomy strategy manager and senior agronomist with AGRIS Co-operative.

Seed treatment from FMC

FMC seed treatment products in soybeans: Avodigen

Dale Cowan talks about a biological seed treatment, Avodigen from FMC.