Category: Latest from SVF

December 4, 2018
Jet Blue Ice Fighter

“JETBLUE™ Ice Fighter is taking the fight to snow and ice, made from the latest in runway de-icing technology used at major commercial airports and military bases in North America. JETBLUE™’s unique formulation allows for faster and longer lasting ice melting capability, while sparing your vehicles & property the corrosion and toxicity found when using […]

April 30, 2018
Pea Leef Weevil

The Pea Leaf Weevil is steadily moving North through Alberta. They overwinter in shelterbelts, ditches, and perennial legumes. When temperatures reach above 17°C they begin to migrate, flying from field to field. Source: Alberta Agriculture The larvae feed on nodules, impeding Nitrogen fixation. The adult Weevils will chew directly on pea, faba, and/or soybean leaves. […]

April 19, 2018
Lawn Seed

With the ever-varying Spring weather, it may be hard to determine when is the best time to seed or overseed your lawn. Here at SVF, we work hand-in-hand with Pickseed to give you the best products to produce the best results. There are, however, many techniques that you can also use to help you achieve […]

April 18, 2018
HeadStart Seed Treatment

Thinking of seed treating or applying a nutrient seed dressing this spring? If so, Sturgeon Valley Fertilizers has a broad range of products to offer plus an on-farm custom treating service called HeadStart. Talk with one of our agronomists to find out more. Our new Storm Pro treater provides accurate and speedy application as your […]

August 6, 2014
Preharvest Spraying

Preharvest spraying is done either for perennial weed control or to desiccate the crop prior to harvest. Glyphosate products are primarily used for perennial weed control and the timing of the application is very important. Some excellent tips on the spray timing of glyphosate products can be found at: www.roundup.ca/preharvest . Preharvest glyphosate application may […]

June 21, 2013
Disease Scouting

Disease Host Crop Scouting Control   Blackleg Canola Pepper-like spots on canola leaves, stems and pods. Premature ripening (dying) plants Unlike sclerotinia, there are no black ‘sclerotia’ bodies. Use disease free seed, and resistant varieties. Working infected stubble (incorporating) will help. Seed canola every fourth year.   Blackspot Canola Small, round, black spots on the […]

June 1, 2013
What is plant disease?

Plant disease is becoming a common issue because of short crop rotations and high yielding crops. Plants just like animals can get bacterial, viral and fungal diseases.  Disease can happen in the leaf, stem, or even the root.  Disease starts in the weakest or the most exposed part of the plant. When plants are infected, […]

August 1, 2012
Online Access To Your Account

Please call or stop in either location to get set up. All we’ll need is your email address and password of your choice. It only takes a minute and you’ll have online access to your account information WHENEVER you need it. What you can do in Grower Central: View and print past transactions and activity […]