From hitch pin to closing wheels, Kinze plans to introduce a new 5670 pivot fold, split-row model planter for the 2025 planting season. “It’s kind of the next member of our 5000 series family,” says Kinze product specialist Brad Niensteadt. In this report from Commodity Classic in Houston, Texas, he tells RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin that… Read More

What do you do if you’re a woman working in agriculture and you can’t find comfortable work clothes? How about starting your own clothing line? That’s what independent agronomist Michelle Durnin did in 2021 when she launched Durnin Farm & Ranch Wear to design and sell women’s workwear. At the Canadian Dairy XPO in Stratford,… Read More

The topic of soil compaction often arises when talking about the heaviest of farm machinery — four-wheel drive tractors, grain carts/buggies, and manure spreaders — but sprayers should also be at the forefront when it comes to trying to minimize compaction. After all, with some sprayer tanks now exceeding 2,000 gallons and booms extending upwards… Read More

If there’s one thing freshly-planted soybeans don’t like, it’s a cold drink of water. Soybeans are quite resilient to early season weather and cool soil, but a cold rain in the first 12-hours after planting can spell death to newly-planted soybeans. How does corn fare? Well, not much better, says RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist Peter “Wheat… Read More

Calendar dates can be thrown out when it comes to scouting for weeds and early nitrogen application in Ontario, as growing degree accumulation is well ahead of normal. As part of this week’s edition of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson discusses the implications of crops being ahead of schedule, the confirmation of glyphosate-resistant lamb’s… Read More

Glyphosate resistance has been confirmed in lamb’s-quarters in Quebec. The finding, which comes from the CÉROM grain research centre, is the first confirmation of glyphosate resistance in the annual weed anywhere in the world. University of Guelph research scientist Dr. Peter Sikkema shared the news with those attending the Ag Business Breakfast Meeting at Ridgetown,… Read More

 

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