Biso’s new header line-up offers operators a fast transition between crops and a ground-following system that reduces losses, and is excellent for short crop harvesting, laid grain, and matted cereals. 3D Varioflex headers, available in two options — 3D Varioflex•Air and 3D Varioflex•Air•i — use force sensors to measure ground contact pressure, and an automatic… Read More

Terry Betker has worked with farmers to establish peer groups for more than a decade. Traditionally, farmers engage with their peers to share management ideas in informal settings  — everywhere from industry meetings to the local coffee shop — but formal peer groups are not common in Canadian agriculture, says Betker, president of Winnipeg-based Backswath… Read More

Dairy calves experience many challenges in early life, and producers need to be diligent in the hours and days after birth to ensure calf health and reduce mortality. Overall, research shows that eight percent of calves die within 48 hours of birth — this includes those born dead or those that die within the first… Read More

Case IH has a new guidance system for the company’s model year 2020 Magnum tractors, focusing on connectivity, support, and comfort. AFS Connect enables operators to view current field operations, fleet information and agronomic data, as well as share select data with third parties from a tablet or computer anywhere. The technology’s remote service tool… Read More

The western Canadian canola market is an attractive one with about 20 million acres of seed put in the ground each year. But while the acres are plentiful, it’s still a very competitive market. Nuseed, a division of Nufarm, wagers that its approach is the right one in bringing a new commercial commodity canola business… Read More

For 20 years, Len Davies has been helping Canadian farm families develop and implement farm succession plans. Over two decades, Davies and his Ontario-based Davies Legacy Planning Group have helped 600 farm families navigate the succession process. Farm Management Canada acknowledged Davies’ efforts by awarding him the 2019 Wilson Loree Award at its recent Agricultural… Read More