Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) has been busy since they first expanded into Canada in 2018. From crop protection products, to genetics, grower relations, and feed and animal health, FBN has continued to add to its lineup, and one of the areas they are especially focused on is expanding its canola breeding program for Western Canada…. Read More

Agriculture is an industry engrained across Canada and there are many similarities to the needs of Canadian farmers and farmers from other countries. Newly-acclaimed president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), Keith Currie, discusses what the CFA’s current priorities are and how international collaboration has influenced the work he is doing on behalf of… Read More

Kubota Standard L Series tractors have been a top-selling compact tractor in North America for more than a decade. In 2022, the tractor manufacturer introduced an updated Lo2 Series with a 33 and 39 hp configuration option. For 2023, Kubota will now move the entire L Series tractor family forward with the launch of two… Read More

There are many reasons to adjust tire pressure, whether it be to reduce compaction, be gentler on crops, or increase the lifespan of the tire itself. Michelin’s central tire inflation system does all of the above, through two-line technology, versus the more common one-line technology seen across the market. Sean Higgins, of Michelin, was at… Read More

Corn acres are growing in Canada, and AgReliant Genetics — sold under PRIDE Seeds in Canada — is anticipating even more growth for 2023. On the global scale, corn acres in Canada are quite low, so how does a country like Canada with such a low amount of corn acres get the research dollars that… Read More

We know the Green Party of Canada is very concerned about the climate — that’s not a surprise. Historically, despite farmer’s being good stewards of the land, this doesn’t necessarily mean agriculture and the Green Party of Canada are always aligned when it comes to policy. Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada,… Read More

There is growing caution among analysts on where markets will land at and after harvest 2023, as some inflation pressures ease and prices drop. Input prices have pulled back, too, but for those who may still need to price product, the clock is ticking. Kevin McNew, vice president of research and chief economist for Farmers… Read More

Anxiety levels have been increasing across the board, as producers have their eyes on the commodity markets. Many people are feeling less assured the markets are on stable ground. Tyler Schau, of, says we’ve had a pretty good three-year run, and if we follow the cliché, all good things must come to an end… Read More

There are benefits to both dry and liquid fertilizer, depending on the operation and fertility program. This is why Fendt decided to create more options for the Momentum planter, making it much more feasible to switch between dry and liquid fertilizers. It’s not a matter of convincing producers to go one way or the other,… Read More

When it comes to cybersecurity, often times the mentality can be “it happens to the big guys, it won’t happen to me.” The unfortunate reality is that cyberattacks are a growing industry, and in order to protect yourself and your company, you have to understand the risks and how to be less of a target…. Read More

Mitas is determined to drive the next generation of self-propelled sprayers with its HC 1000 narrow rim option (NRO) tires. The tire brand rolled out the radial flotation tire at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky, last month. In this interview, Trelleborg marketing manager Chris Neidert says the tire is built to handle up… Read More

When it comes to autonomy in agriculture, it can be a bit overwhelming when we go straight to imagining machinery driving itself with no supervision. This is why Case IH’s messaging at Commodity Classic at Orlando, Florida, is to focus on the small things, in order to make autonomy a realistic goal. The first step,… Read More

Quebec farmer Mike Verdonck started strip tilling in 2000, and since then, has found Soil Warrior’s strip tiller is the best for their soil conditions. Verdonck was on hand at Commodity Classic at Orlando, Florida, to talk about his experiences with the implement. He operates in a heavy clay zone in Quebec, which as any… Read More

Back in 1923,  good horses were the main source of horsepower on farms across North America. But that year would mark a remarkable change in farm power with the introduction of the iconic Farmall, an all-purpose tractor that would help revolutionize the agriculture industry. In 2023, Case IH has kicked off a year-long celebration to… Read More

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released its February numbers, and although they are showing a mixed bag in both the U.S. Canada, combine sales have spiked. And not just by a small increase either — a whopping 247 per cent year-over-year increase in Canada, and a 165 per cent bump in the U.S…. Read More


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