AGCO Corporation has announced its AgCommand API (Application Programming Interface) is now open to approved third party developers and service providers of farming applications, including management dashboards and mobile apps. This new capability will enable AGCO customers to access their machine data through their other farm and fleet management tools, the company says. The AgCommand… Read More

Smoke from forest fires is blanketing the Prairies for the second time this growing season. This time, thick smoke from fires in British Columbia and Washington has traveled to southern Alberta where residents in this definitely-not-forested area are having to deal with extremely smokey skies. Personally, I cannot remember a time like this. It is… Read More

John Deere has announced an alliance with Soucy Track to sell and distribute products through its dealer channel. This means John Deere dealers will offer Soucy Track model S-TECH 012P configurations for the 1770NT and 1775NT planter models equipped with hydraulic drive or electric drive. “In some field conditions, this will increase flotation and optimize… Read More

With back to school around the corner, some students (and their parents) will be wondering if the course selections they’ve made will help them reach their next destination. Well, if a job is on the wish list, consider this: Workopolis says among the most common skills requested by employers are communication, customer relations, and writing…. Read More

Every farm has at least one tractor, at one old shed, an old grain silo and, definitely, at least one farm dog. In celebration of National Dog Day (follow the feed on Twitter), I thought we could take a closer look at the roles of a farm dog, from guardian and labourer, to playmate and friend. Protection… Read More