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U of S Soils & Crops Workshop - 2018 Student Travel AwardU of S Soils & Crops Workshop - 2018 Student Travel Award - Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Each year, the Bourgault bursary is provided to a graduate student from outside of the University of Saskatchewan to attend the Soils and Crops conference and present their current research. This year's recipient was PhD student Yeukai Katanga from Trent University.
Her presentation was titled "Interseeded Cover Crops, Soil Health and Nitrogen Supply for Grain Corn in Ontario". Yeukai is pictured receiving the bursary from Scott Anderson, PAg.
 
Bourgault Agronomy Trials - 2017 ResultsBourgault Agronomy Trials - 2017 Results - Wednesday, January 24, 2018
For the third consecutive year, Bourgault Industries explored different placement options of phosphorus with canola, including extremely high rates seed placed and a split application where starter P is placed with the seed and the bulk of the P fertilizer is placed in the band with nitrogen and sulphur fertilizer.

As in 2015 and 2016, we recorded both expected and unexpected results in our trials.  The 2017 season was no different, which is documented in the 2017 Report available for download.
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Bourgault Industries Recognized with EDA Dealer’s Choice AwardBourgault Industries Recognized with EDA Dealer’s Choice Award - Thursday, August 10, 2017
Bourgault Industries has been recognized with an EDA Dealer’s Choice Award in the 2017 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey Report.
The prestigious award was presented by the Equipment Dealers Association in the Shortline category. The company was recognized for top scores in all 11 business categories, including product quality, technical support and responsiveness to dealer needs, plus a separate overall satisfaction rating from dealers.

Go to the EDA website to read the full article.
 
2017 Soils & Crops Student Travel Award2017 Soils & Crops Student Travel Award - Friday, March 17, 2017
U of S Soils & Crops Workshop - 2017 Student Travel Award
Each year, the Bourgault bursary is provided to a graduate student from outside of the University of Saskatchewan to attend the Soils and Crops conference and present their current research.
This year's recipient was Magda Rogalsky, a student at the University of Manitoba.  Her presentation was titled "Phosphorus and Zinc Fertilization Beneficial Management Practices for Corn in Manitoba: 2015-2016 Season Update". Magda is pictured receiving the bursary from Curtis deGooijer, Corporate Agronomist for Bourgault.
 
Fertilizer Placement Comparison - 2016 Trial Update - Monday, March 13, 2017
The Bourgault Agronomy team conducted large scale fertility trails for a second consecutive year near St. Brieux Saskatchewan on canola. The goal of the trials is to identify ways to safely increase phosphorus fertilizer rates in a one pass system. This included strategies producers can implement with their current equipment as well as a triple shoot configuration. As like last year, plant access to phosphorus placed in the mid-row bander showed up as an increase in overall yield. There was also a yield response to high amounts of seed placed phosphorus.  Download the full report for more details.
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2016 Soils & Crops Workshop Student Travel Award2016 Soils & Crops Workshop Student Travel Award - Monday, March 21, 2016
U of S Soils & Crops Workshop - 2016 Student Travel Award
This year, the Bourgault bursary is provided to a graduate student from outside of the University of Saskatchewan to attend the Soils and Crops conference and present their current research.
This year's recipient was Sirajum Munira, a student at the University of Manitoba.  Her presentation was titled "Glyphosate retention and phosphorus adsorption-maximum in Prairie Soils". Sirajum is pictured receiving the bursary from Curtis deGooijer, Corporate Agronomist for Bourgault.

Link to U of S list of Graduate Student Award Winners
 
Winners - Bourgault Jacket Draws - Friday, March 04, 2016
Winners of the Bourgault Jacket Draws
Congratulations to all the Bourgault jacket winners who entered the draws at the various winter farm shows.  Thanks to everyone who entered, and for stopping by the Bourgault booth this winter.
  • Alex Prins,  Alberta
  • Scott Saelhof, Saskatchewan      
  • Ernie Mozdzen, Winnipeg
  • Steve Mc Elroy, Alberta
 
Fertilizer Placement Comparison (FPC) Trial - 2015 - Monday, February 01, 2016
Phosphorus with Canola
The purpose of testing Phosphorus (P) placements is to provide producers with a safe method to apply removal rates of P in a one-pass seeding operation.
The Agronomy team at Bourgault Industries wanted to explore different placement options in canola, including high rates seed placed and a split application where starter P is placed with the seed and the bulk of the P fertilizer is placed in the band with the rest of the fertilizer.