A state-of-the-art grain export terminal at the Port of Vancouver has become the latest component of G3’s growing network, and officially opened this week. “G3 began with the vision of building a more efficient path from farmers’ fields to global markets,” says president and CEO of G3, Don Chapman. “We are very proud to see… Read More

All the “knee-high by the first (or fourth) of July” photos have been posted on social media, with the crop looking nice from above, but what’s going on below the canopy? Now is the time to check weed populations and assess herbicide performance, says Jeanette Gaultier, senior technical services specialist with BASF, joining us for… Read More

The newly-formed Manitoba Crop Alliance has received its formal designation from the Manitoba government and announced its management team, clearing the path for the multi-commodity organization to begin operating and collecting levies beginning on August 1, 2020. The group, formed through the amalgamation of five provincial commodity associations, has received approval under The Agricultural Producers’… Read More

2020 has already been a challenging year, and we’re only just now approaching July. While there are plenty of reasons to be down about the year, many areas of Alberta that have endured three years of drought had finally been gifted good moisture, plenty of timely rain, and good heat. Unfortunately, another part of farming… Read More

With no rodeos scheduled through the summer months due to COVID-19, many involved in the rodeo circuit are concerned as to how they can qualify for the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR). To answer this question, the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA), has decided to postpone until 2021. Jeff Robson, with the CPRA, says it was… Read More

CN Rail will spend approximately $305 million across Alberta in 2020, including the construction of more double track on CN’s mainline. Included in the plan is a maintenance program that will focus on the replacement of rail and ties, as well as maintenance work on level crossings, bridges, culverts, signal systems, and other track infrastructure…. Read More

Bourgault has unveiled its 9000 series air seeder units, and early in-field use from this spring resulted in positive purchaser feedback. There are five new 9000 series models says Robert Fagnou, marketing specialist with Bourgault Industries: the 9650, 9950, and the 91300 Trailing models, as well as the 9650 and 9950 Leading models. The main… Read More

The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA), Westerner Park, and the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce have postponed this year’s Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR47) until 2021. The organizations say that with the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 related health guidelines and the cancellation of many qualifying rodeos this summer, “the standard of excellence and quality of… Read More