A strong legacy component to a farming operation can often make choosing who will take over the farm a difficult decision. Renee Wiatt, family business management specialist with Purdue University’s agricultural economics department, talked succession planning with RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney, as part of Farm Management Canada’s Agricultural Excellence Conference. “Farming is a very… Read More

Change is everywhere in farming and often everything seems to be in flux, whether it’s markets, trade relationships, weather, or family relationships. Depending on the circumstances, farmers react differently to change says Heather Watson, executive director at Farm Management Canada (FMC). “Some people see that as unwelcome and unnerving; others see it as an opportunity… Read More

With the announcement of a potential fifth wave of COVID-19, the FarmTech Foundation of Alberta is postponing its 2022 conference. The decision was made after consultation with the hosting organizations Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers, and the Alberta Wheat Commission. The group says that postponing the 2022 conference will allow them to create… Read More

Putting down fertilizer or acting as a back-up seeder, the Degelman Pro-Cast precision granular applicator is designed to mount on Degelman’s Pro-Till high performance discs or Strawmaster heavy harrow units. Derek Molnar, territory manager at Degelman, says the unit will fit on the Pro-Till 30 up to the company’s Pro-Till 45 as well as the… Read More

Fendt’s Vario 300 Gen4 Series tractors are a compact, powerful, built-to-order piece of machinery. “Brand new to North America, excited, excited, excited to bring this tractor here,” said David Soliday, senior marketing manager of tractors at AGCO, at the 2021 Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois. There are four different models on offer from Fendt,… Read More

It’s time for the season finale of Ontario Diagnostic Days! The annual Ontario field crop diagnostic days held at Ridgetown, Elora, and Winchester are again virtual in 2021. On this live broadcast, University of Guelph professors Dave Hooker and Francois Tardif join host Shaun Haney to talk three hot topics that are sure to grab growers’… Read More

If grain moving is on the task list, there have been some updates to GSI’s VersaLoop Conveyor line-up, showcased at Farm Progress Show recently at Decatur, Illinois. “The first that you see right here behind me, is the drive-over hopper,” says Greg Trame, director of global product development for GSI. “This allows us to turn… Read More