Unfortunately for Canadian retailers, tractor sales continue to be in the red this year. According to the latest flash report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturing (AEM), total farm tractor sales are down by 4.4 per cent for the year-to-date ending in September. To break it down further, two-wheel drive tractors with 40- to 100-horsepower… Read More

Nuseed has announced Roger Rotariu as its new lead for marketing of North America. Rotariu is no stranger to agriculture having spent the past 25-plus-years working with companies such as Cargill and Bayer CropScience in various positions. Prior to taking on this new role, he was with Nufarm, Nuseed’s parent company, as the western Canadian… Read More

A part of France-based Groupe Roullier, TIMAC AGRO has announced new operations and a research facility in eastern Ontario. TIMAC AGRO will offer plant and animal nutrition products and establish a research and demonstration site in Leeds-Grenville County. Ryan Brophy will be in charge of coordinating Eastern Ontario activities and to partner with Western Canada-based… Read More

Soybeans growers will have greater opportunities to plant Enlist E3 soybeans next spring as more seed companies offer the technology in their seed guides for 2020. The Enlist E3 soybean stacked trait provides tolerance to the new 2,4-D choline active in Enlist Duo herbicide, glyphosate, and glufosinate (Liberty) herbicides. Corteva Agriscience offered a limited supply… Read More

For a short time, A&W will be offering bison burgers exclusively in Saskatchewan. The company explains after a successful trial in its Manitoba locations during the spring, the burgers will be brought to the prairie province until supplies last. The product itself is from Canadian Rangeland Bison & Elk located near Lacombe, Alta. “Saskatchewan is… Read More

New imaging technology promises to give grain growers the ability to detect the moisture content of every bushel stored in a bin along with where it’s located. Grain Systems (GSI) director of grain dealer sales Jeff Cravens says the company’s new GrainVis technology would deliver significant benefits by helping growers proactively address potential quality issues,… Read More