In a recent post on the Fast Company website, Comedian Nick Offerman was photographed chewing on a piece of raw meat.  I like rare steak but I am not sure I would like this meal.  I think the good thing is that even though it is meant to be funny in a series of strange… Read More

After a busy week of networking, mind mapping and proposing solutions to food insecurity at the Youth Ag Summit in Calgary, I am now preparing to leave for Australia to meet up with the Five Nations Beef Alliance. Who is that, now? Allow me to elaborate. Four of the world’s major beef producing nations –… Read More

Those farmers involved in forage seed production are likely quite familiar with a wick weeder — a unit that uses chemical-soaked rope to deliver herbicide to weeds towering above the crop. But, increasingly, wick weeders are being used in more conventional operations as well in pulse crops, where herbicide options are sometimes limited, and even… Read More

You’ve already heard a little bit about the Youth Ag Summit and my second Breakfast Television appearance (the first involving less talk, more dance). I have a little over an hour to try to drum together some of the happenings here at the summit, before we are shuffled back into presentations, sessions, breakout groups and networking…. Read More

Harvesting technology continues to evolve as manufacturers attempt to  improve the harvesting process.  Last week, Gleaner introduced the first Series 8, Transverse rotary combine.  We encourage you to listen to the interview with Kevin Bien, Gleaner to get a better understanding of the machine and its benefits.   Below are some pictures from the launch… Read More

What’s sure to be a career-shaping week for nearly 120 youth from across the world kicked off in Calgary yesterday, as the first-ever Youth Ag Summit got rolling in the city. Hosted by 4-H Canada and Bayer CropScience, the week-long event’s theme is “Feeding a Hungry Planet,” and each day delegates from 20 countries will… Read More

With harvest getting underway or very near in many parts of the prairies it is an exciting time for many farmers and industry individuals. Even though the most important information — yield — will be in your hands soon, there is still a lot of other pieces of data that you can learn from the… Read More

 

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