Tag: Philip Shaw

Farmer Rapid Fire: #plant17 update across Canada for May 4

Planting and seeding (depending on your geography) is sort of underway across the country. The harvest of 2016 still lingers in some areas of northern and central Alberta and Saskatchewan. With rain hammering much of Ontario this week, planters getting going in Manitoba. Saskatchewan has more than its fair share of moisture, and around a… Read more »

The Noisy World of Agvocacy: Tangible Benefit Is Key

By Philip Shaw, @agridome, PhilipShaw.ca I am not an “Advocate”. If you don’t know what that means, you are not alone. Over the last few years as social media has grown larger, many people in the agricultural industry have launched themselves into the digital world by advocating for agriculture online. It’s great stuff if you… Read more »

Talking to Farmers – Ontario Planting Update for May 13, 2011

Its the race against the calendar. ¬†Ontario farmers are pushing to try and complete planting before they have to re-consider their heat unit selection. ¬†From twitter I have been picking up that many of the farmers are planting close to around the clock which is very taxing on the mind and body but the reality… Read more »