Looking for the right tire pressure to match load and speed for your tractor? With the new Michelin Pressure Calculator mobile app you can follow an easy three-step process to ensure you have the best tire pressure for road travel and soil protection. A key feature of the app is an industry-first, built-in camera to… Read More

In this episode of the Beef Market Update, Gateway Livestock’s Anne Wasko joins Shaun Haney in-studio for an update on the extreme volatility in the beef market since September. The duo talk about the changing market, sluggish U.S. exports, diminishing Canadian feeder cattle exports (down 67% since July) and the aggressive inventory expansion efforts of… Read More

When it comes to long term weather outlooks, water temperatures in the Pacific Ocean are often used to predict what’s to come. For grain markets weighed down by large global supplies, the main Pacific indicators are showing no sign of an imminent weather issue reducing grain production, says a meteorologist who spoke at the Cereals North America market outlook conference… Read More

The agriculture industry is pretty bogged down with acronyms, let’s face it. That’s why, every once in a while, we like to do an interview that focuses on what, exactly, these acronyms mean. This week, we’re talking AFAC, or Alberta Farm Animal Care. “We are a multi-species livestock welfare organization,” explains Kristen McDonald, marketing and membership… Read More

Farmers and farm groups need to be involved in planning policies to address climate change, says the head of Keystone Agricultural Producers — Manitoba’s general farm group. The new federal government has made reducing national greenhouse gas emissions a priority, committing to the creation of a pan-Canadian framework for combatting climate change and to meeting… Read More

If you’ve ever traveled in Europe, you’ve likely experienced two-way roads narrower than a single lane in North America. It’s no wonder vehicles are generally smaller, drivers are better-versed in high-speed manoeuvring and transport regulations are taken very seriously. In the agriculture industry, the emphasis on meeting such transport guidelines has bred all kinds of innovation,… Read More