Sclerotinia is predictably unpredictable. Always lurking but not always a problem, so making the call to protect canola flowers can be a tough one in dry years. To talk sclerotinia (also known as white mould of soybean and dry beans) prevention and management, special guest host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Jeanette Gaultier of BASF,… Read More

One of Canada’s largest rural internet service providers has announced it’s biggest acquisition to date. New Brunswick-based Xplornet Communications has entered an agreement to purchase Manitoba-based NetSet Communications. “We are delighted to welcome NetSet customers to Xplornet,” said Allison Lenehan, president and CEO of Xplornet, in an Oct. 23 statement. “We believe our customers share… Read More

AGCO has introduced a classification system for square balers and is inviting other baler manufacturers to use the standards. Similar to the classification system for combines based on their capacity, the eight baler classes are defined by plunger weight, which, according to the company, is the most measurable factor impacting density. “Bale density is a… Read More

The public caught their first glimpse of Case IH’s new 2140 Early Riser at the Farm Progress Show in Illinois last month. The new pivot-fold planter succeeds the 1245, offering 400 gallons of liquid fertilizer capacity, 80 bushels of seed capacity, and split-row configuration options. “The 2140 Early Riser is two planters in one efficient… Read More

 

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