Meet Mitch Spray

May 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Mitch Spray

MEET TEAM AGRACITY MEMBER MITCH SPRAY MITCH SPRAY Business Representative What is your job title? AgraCity Business Representative What do you do with AgraCity? I work with AgraCity customers to provide them with the best products and solutions to help them manage their farming operation. Where do you live? Saskatoon, SK What is the area that you cover? I have customers throughout western Canada that I work with to help save money on crop inputs without sacrificing performance. What do you

Meet Our Agronomy Support Team

May 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Our Agronomy Support Team

Meet the AgraCity Agronomy Support Team   AgraCity has an experienced team of agronomists on staff to answer any technical or agronomy questions regarding the use of AgraCity products that you might have this year. Tyler Gullen Agronomy Manager Tyler is originally from Saskatoon, SK. and has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Tyler has over 10 years of industry experience in research and development with Syngenta and Bayer Crop Science.  

Meet Greg Urichuk

May 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Greg Urichuk

MEET TEAM AGRACITY MEMBER GREG URICHUK GREG URICHUK Alberta Sales Representative What is your job title? Business Representative Alberta. What do you do with AgraCity? I sell affordable crop input’s to growers in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Where do you live? Lloydminster, Alberta What is the territory that you cover I territory reaaches from North Battleford, Saskatchewan in the east to Camrose, Alberta in the west, south to Cutknife/Provost and to Smokey Lake/Bonnyville in the north. What do you like about working with

Tips on Effective Sprayer Tank Cleanout

April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Tips on Effective Sprayer Tank Cleanout

Tips for Effective Sprayer Tank Cleanout Herbicide application in western Canada is complex with many different factors that need to be considered. With more diverse crop rotations than previous, Most herbicides used in western Canada have many great attributes, including good performance, concentrated formulations, tank mix options, and are easy and convenient to apply. With higher concentration comes higher risk of contamination on subsequent crops if spraying equipment, including tanks, filters, booms and nozzles, are not properly cleaned out. Therefore, proper sprayer cleaning

Meet Johnny Byskal

April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Johnny Byskal

MEET TEAM AGRACITY MEMBER JOHNNY BYSKAL JOHNNY BYSKAL Northern Manitoba Representative What is your job title? I am the Northern Manitoba rep for Agracity. What do you do with AgraCity? My job with AgraCity includes sales, customer service in the territory as well as handling any performance concerns on any of Agracity’s products. Where did you grow up? I grew up on a small mixed farm near Clear Lake, Manitoba. Where do you live? I live in Rossburn, Manitoba What is

Getting the Most from Your Pre-Seed Herbicide Application

April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Getting the Most from Your Pre-Seed Herbicide Application

Getting the Most From Your Pre-seed Herbicide Application Pre-seed herbicide application is just weeks away. What factors should you consider before you start your pre-seed herbicide application this year? Do you need to do a pre-seed herbicide application? If you did a late fall post-harvest herbicide application your fields may already be clean for spring. Consider a pre-seed application this year if you see weeds emerging or you noticed late season weed growth last fall. What crops are you

Meet Mackenzie Mosher

April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Mackenzie Mosher

MEET TEAM AGRACITY MEMBER MACKENZIE MOSHER MACKENZIE MOSHER Inside Sales Representative What is your job title? Inside Sales Representative. What do you do with AgraCity? I work with customers across Canada to find crop input products that are both a great fit for their operations and have affordable prices! Where do you live? I currently live in Saskatoon, SK. What is the territory that you cover? I have customers in many provinces across Canada; Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. What

AgraCity Covid-19 Preparation

April 9th, 2020|Comments Off on AgraCity Covid-19 Preparation

AgraCity’s Actions To Reduce The Spread Of COVID-19 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is a serious public health issue. AgraCity takes the health of farm families seriously, while at the same time continuing to provide cost effective products and solutions for farmers across Canada.To support the efforts underway to slow the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus and to protect you and your family, AgraCity is taking the following steps:LOGISTICSOur warehouse and logistics team are at full capacity working staggered shifts to limit the exposure to COVID-19.PRODUCT DELIVERYAll product

Meet Stan Borowicz

April 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Stan Borowicz

MEET TEAM AGRACITY MEMBER STAN BOROWICZ STAN BOROWICZ Business Representative Peace River Region What is your job title? I am a business representative for the Peace River Region. What do you do with AgraCity? My job is to support our local producer’s businesses however possible and work with them to come up with solutions for their farms. Where do you live? I live in Fort St. John, BC What is the territory that you cover? My current territory covers the BC

Herbicide Resistance

April 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Herbicide Resistance

Herbicide resistance; how did it develop, and how can growers manage herbicide resistance? What is herbicide resistance? When we talk about herbicide resistance, we are usually referring to a situation where a weed or weeds that were once controlled by a herbicide now survives a herbicide application at normal rates and completes their life cycle. This is different than tolerance, which is the ability of a plant to survive a herbicide treatment at a normal use rate. There are many weeds

Kochia Management

March 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Kochia Management

Kochia: What Can Western Canadian Farmers Do to Manage This Problem Weed? Kochia has become a troublesome weed for growers across western Canada, and the problem seems to be getting worse.  In the article below is information on understanding kochia and suggestions on how to manage kochia long term. Kochia Biology Kochia is a member of the goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) plant family (like lambs-quarters) and is a subfamily of Amaranthae (amaranth family). Kochia was originally introduced to North America from Eurasia

Meet Tyler Gullen

March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Meet Tyler Gullen

MEET TEAM AGRACITY MEMBER TYLER GULLEN TYLER GULLEN Agronomy Manager What is your job title? I am the Agronomy Manager for AgraCity What do you do with AgraCity? I act as a technical resource for our sales staff and customers. I spend most of my days answering questions on how to use our products effectively to get the best performance out of them, and helping support our sales staff on our large portfolio of products. I also spend time researching new