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SeedGrowth

Overview

What is SeedGrowth?

Built on over 100 years of Bayer knowledge, resources and technology, SeedGrowth is a fully integrated solution for on-seed applications dedicated to helping you maximize your seed performance.

  • Stronger crop establishment – for crops that are better able to cope with unforeseen stresses
  • Healthier plants – protected from insect pressure and free of disease
  • Higher yield – delivering maximum plant potential and a greater return on investment

Services Products
Equipment Coatings

Services

Growers and industry partners alike can benefit from Bayer’s in-depth understanding and knowledge of seed protection. This includes technical support, testing, training and advice delivered by 10 Bayer SeedGrowth Centres worldwide, and now eight dedicated Bayer SeedGrowth representatives with expert knowledge of the Canadian landscape.

Call 1 888-263-6847 to find the rep nearest you.

On-site Advice and Support


Your farm has its own unique challenges and potential. Services in customization, testing, training, advice, technical support and troubleshooting are an integral part of getting the job done right. Bayer SeedGrowth specialists are in the field and always available to provide on-site advice and support.

Equipment


No matter which seed treatment product or crop, Bayer SeedGrowth can help you find the right equipment solution to effectively meet your needs. Whether it's new commercial applicator equipment or modifying existing equipment, Bayer can help.

Treat your seeds right


There are a lot of factors that go into making sure you get the most out of your seed treatment. How full is your auger? How warm or how cold are your seeds? This video takes the guess work out of all that so you can avoid costly mistakes and make sure you're always covered.

Storming ahead with advanced technologies


In 2014, Bayer partnered with Storm Seed Treaters to co-design the NEW STORM (Seed Treatment Optimized Rate Metering) Seed Treater, the first of its kind for computerized, self-adjusting/metered, in-yard seed treatment.

STORM Key Features

  • Electronic controls automatically compensates for differences in seed density and type
  • Ensures just-in-time treating for safe, clean, efficient and consistent application
  • Enclosed process with six access ports to facilitate ease of clean-up
  • Equipped with a Westfield TFX2 100-41 for unmatched performance and features a self-propelled heavy-duty mover kit for improved mobility in the yard

Click here to download the STORM FX or STORM PRO techsheets.


Ucan2 Seed Treater by Bayer SeedGrowth


To help growers who are looking for a simple way to apply a seed treatment, Bayer SeedGrowth has developed the Ucan2 seed treater. Designed to pair seamlessly with Bayer seed treatment packaging, the Ucan2 treater minimizes the amount of equipment and investment required to treat your seed.

Ucan2 Key Features

  • Seamlessly pairs with Bayer seed treatment packaging
  • A simple, cost effective seed treater system
  • Used for both cereals and pulses

To get started with the Ucan2 treater, check out the videos below.



Products

Bayer Seed Growth Products

Bayer SeedGrowth offers powerful seed treatment products to protect young plants from pests and diseases. Bayer’s broad range of innovative seed treatment products are designed to help ensure strong establishment, a healthy crop, and productive plants. Click for the Efficacy Comparison Chart

Raxil PRO SHIELD

Seed Treatment for cereals
Wheat/Barley/Oats
Quality protection from the most serious seed- and soil-borne diseases in cereals, including Stress Shield® technology for superior plant protection in stressed environments.
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Raxil PRO

Seed Treatment for Cereals
Wheat/Barley/Oats
Unmatched contact and systemic protection from the most serious seed and soil-borne diseases including true loose smut, and Fusarium graminearum.
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Trilex EverGol

Seed Treatment for Pulses
Beans/Chickpeas/Lentils/Peas
Combines three powerful active ingredients to deliver outstanding early-season seed and seedling disease control including increased activity on rhizoctonia and ascochyta.
Click here to learn more


EverGol Energy

Seed Treatment for Pulses
Soybeans
A new systemic and contact seed treatment fungicide designed to protect against a wide range of diseases and provide quicker emergence, healthier plants and higher yields for crops.
Click here to learn more


Prosper EverGol

Seed Treatment for Oilseeds
Canola/Mustard
Protects your crop against the most damaging diseases and insects and provides peace of mind in the establishment of your crop.
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Stress Shield

Seed Treatment Insecticide
Wheat/Barley/Oats/Soybeans/Pulses
Systemic and contact activity to protect against harmful pests and improve plant health with faster emergence, healthier root systems and a greater ability to withstand unforeseen seasonal stresses.
Click here to learn more


Coatings

Bayer SeedGrowth technology for enhancing the coverage, adhesion and colouring of seed treatment products on seeds is second to none with our broad range of film coatings. This includes highly innovative solutions such as Fluency Agent – a new seed lubricant for corn and soybeans resulting in greater efficiency and reduced risk of exposure to non-target insects, including bees.

Seed Treatment Tips

Seed Treatment Tips

Equipment cleaning tips from the pros

Canadian grain, pulse and oilseed exports have a global reputation for purity. That’s a big deal, and it all starts with taking proper care of your equipment. Our Bayer SeedGrowth experts have put together a comprehensive list of best practices for equipment prep and cleaning that’ll ensure Canada’s grain, pulse and oilseed exports remain some of the best in the world. » Download PDF

Spot seedling disease early with these tips

Anyone who grows cereals knows just how unpredictable diseases can be in the seedling stage. In the seedling state, they become easy targets for soil disease. If you didn’t apply a seed treatment, like Raxil® PRO, to your seed, you’ll have to be vigilant about root health, since root rot leads to reduced tillers, seeds per head and many other issues. Use our handy guide to assess your root health and keep your operation thriving. » Download PDF

Your 2019 Pea Leaf Weevil update is here

You may have heard about Pea Leaf Weevil (PLW) infestations spreading across the Prairies. Once the temperature rises and PLWs can start chewing on your seedling roots, your yield can take a real hit. It sounds dire, but there are proactive steps you can take to mitigate the damage they cause. Take a look at our 2019 Pea Leaf Weevil Update for a map of the average notches per plant in Alberta and advice on how to protect your field peas or faba beans. » Download PDF

Expert tips for dealing with wireworms

Wireworms can cause untold damage to cereal crops and worse of all can stay in their larvae stage in your field for three to five years. Unless you know exactly what to look for, it is easy to let a wireworm infestation quickly get out of hand. Thanks to our Bayer SeedGrowth™ team, we have the most up-to-date info on these pests. » Download PDF

Have you protected your cereal crop from seed-and soil-borne diseases?

Seed- and soil-borne diseases can diminish the yield potential of your cereal crop if you don’t treat your seeds. But with so many different treatment options and shifting disease pressure, it can be challenging to decide which product is the best fit. Make a more informed decision when choosing a seed treatment with help from our Bayer SeedGrowth™ experts. » Download PDF

Tips and tricks to minimize pea seed damage

Dry pea seeds are extremely delicate during handling and are perhaps most at risk of damage during the seed treating process. Since you shouldn’t skip this important step, our Bayer SeedGrowth™ experts have created a comprehensive list of tips and tricks to help you this treating season. » Download PDF

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