It’s that time of year where we transition from killing weeds to protecting our crops from diseases. Growing conditions across much of Western Canada have been good, with adequate moisture (to too much moisture!) and warm temperatures; this is excellent for the crops, but also creates a conducive environment for diseases to thrive. Scouting: As… Read More

What many are calling a very surprising turn of events, the US House of Representatives has defeated the US Farm bill.  In a 195-234 vote, the bill has not passed.  Both Republicans and Democrats voted against the bill. SEE COMMENTS ON AGWIRED We will be following up more on this story in the coming days to… Read More

I’m beginning to suspect these Peterson farm boys aren’t nearly as busy farming as they claim to be, as this latest parody video looks even more polished than the last one. All kidding aside, this latest video, based on the opening sequence of the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” is a hoot, and a fantastic and… Read More

Perhaps I should preface this list with a caveat — the best way to make perfect hay is to ensure it doesn’t get rained on. And now that we’ve all stopped belly-laughing we can get down to the business of making hay in a more realistic setting. I’ve listened to Dr. Dan Undersander, from the… Read More