It is great to to see that the Peterson Bros have struck gain with another great song parody to promote the story of agriculture. In case you missed the original song parody, “I’m Farming and I Grow it” This time the brothers have focused on the hit sensation Gangnam Style by PSY. Enjoy and congrats to… Read More

With the high profile stature of celebrities has produced a world where celebrities provide expert opinion on topics they see as “good causes.”   In this case it was political satirist Bill Maher (I watch the show every week) who tackled the cause of GMO food labelling. One of the guests on the panel Reason.com and… Read More

Do you ever feel like you should of just stayed in bed?   We have all had these days.  It seems though during harvest some things tend to pile up.  In the case of @jeff_elder’s tweet, the grain has piled up.   No doubt, we have all been here.  If you cannot see the below… Read More

I laughed when I saw this tweet today from @jodymac0116 who discovered that sometimes you just get lucky. Wow lucky me! What are the chance of seeing this beside a wheat field! #needsomereadingmaterial #westcdnag twitter.com/JodiMac0116/st… — Jodi Macdonald(@JodiMac0116) June 28, 2012  

There are many communications experts that are asking farmers to share their story through the use of social media.  Sometimes the best way to get your message across is through humor. Some American farmboys decided to do just that by making a song parody.  The song, “I’m sexy and I know it,” has been converted… Read More

Most of you will have attended different plot tours through the summer. No matter which ones you attended you are very likely to of heard the same jargon, lingo and company speak at every single one. Even though all manufacturers, service providers and breeding programs are committed to research, product development and cutting edge technologies… Read More

It seems that a cowboy is judged by a couple different metrics.  He’s judged by the way he wears his cowboy hat, the brand of chew he carries, and the kind of boots he wears.  I really have none of those since I don’t wear a hat, don’t chew and never wear boots.  How would… Read More

CropWeek in Saskatoon is always a very informative week long trip. There were some definite themes and highlights that everyone could pull from the event. With the farm show and all the grower meetings happening in one city in one week, there is plenty to discuss and talk about.  Whether its the good the bad… Read More

Being involved in agriculture can be very stressful.  Sometimes you need to take a break and laugh.  To help you do this going forward we will be supplying you with some humorous agriculture based videos.  If you have some favourites that you would like us to share please us an email or comment below. In… Read More

Winter time brings the end of harvest and the beginning of the crop input selling season. With this comes flyers, trade shows, and farmer events. This selling season has produced two very cool and creative commercials or videos for canola seed. One is produced by Bayer and the other is by Canterra Seeds.  Both do… Read More

This is my first time to Crop Week in Saskatoon and I plan to return in the future. One thing that is consistent amongst farm shows is the ever present beer gardens. Now don’t get me wrong there is serious business that is done over a cold one. There is discussion about Roughriders football, who… Read More

It is sad but so true. The graph to the left not only describes what has happened to the grain markets but also mysteriously looks like a Christmas tree.  I found this picture at the blog Eds World: Grain Marketing.  As Ed describes in the blog, he is not sure if he should laugh or cry…. Read More

I stumbled across this today while I was scanning my news feeds. This video is several years old because it was taken when Tom Vilsack was the Governor of Iowa. I really hope that the new Agricultural Secretary learns some truths about Canada before he meets with Mr. Ritz in the coming year. There is… Read More

 

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