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XiteBio / 21.08.2020

As harvesters rolling many of you will be planning for winter cereal crops and seeding it soon. It is also time to ask yourself: How should I treat my winter crop differently than my spring crop? In this week’s edition of Growing Possibilities, we will be examining some of the important factors to consider when growing winter cereals, especially winter wheat, including the importance of plant-available soil phosphates. Phosphate is essential for producing a healthy and high-yielding winter cereal crop, with winter cereals having a higher demand for it...

XiteBio / 14.08.2020

When thinking about seeding your pulse or soybean crop, and the multitude of crop inputs available for them, you may be asking yourself: Do I need an inoculant this year? And if I choose to use one, when and how should I be applying it? In this week’s edition of Growing Possibilities, we will be discussing why an inoculant is an essential tool to pulse and soybean growers, and when & how you apply it is important. Soybeans and Pulses have the ability to fix their required nitrogen (N)...

XiteBio / 07.08.2020

We recently crossed a major milestone here at XiteBio Technologies Inc. - Ten years as a company. What began as a small, ag-biotech company has grown into a substantial presence in the crop input market in Canada and the USA, with our eco-friendly products and biological expertise setting us apart in the world of biologicals and inoculants. We are proud to have been serving the inoculant and biological market for over a decade now and would like to take the time to look back on our journey as...

XiteBio / 31.07.2020

As the season progresses and legume crops start seed formation, pests become a bigger issue at the forefront of growers’ minds. Today we are going to discuss one of the most prevalent pests in North American legume crops: Pea Aphids, and answer the question: What can be done to stop them limiting your yields? Pea Aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum) are found throughout legume cropping regions in Canada and the northern United States, and most commonly affect field peas, although lentils and faba beans can become common targets as well. Aphids...