At the Manitoba Agronomists Conference in December, Roy Arnott and Anastasia Kubinec of Manitoba Agriculture gave a joint presentation titled Agronomics & economics — crop management decisions need both! The full presentation is available on the Manitoba Agriculture website, but here are a few snapshots. Crop rotation can pay The above charts by Anastasia Kubinec […] Read more
Aprovia Aprovia fungicide is a new alternative for the control of verticillium wilt. Aprovia contains the fungicide Solatenol, a SDHI (succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor) fungicide from FRAC Group 7. It is registered for in-furrow application to suppress verticillium wilt, silver scurf and rhizoctonia (black scurf, and stem and stolon canker). syngenta.ca Aprovia Top Aprovia Top fungicide […] Read more
Members of the agricultural community gathered in Ottawa and in 200 events around the country to Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day on Feb. 16, 2017. In this video, Cam Choquette (student), Lane Stockbrugger (farmer) and Michael Hoffort (FCC CEO) share their experiences of the day.
A farm-based beer maker is offering a unique agri-tourism destination that will show attendees the historical ingredients that were used to make beer. Neepawa’s Farmery Estate Brewery, run by brothers Chris and Lawrence Warwaruk, are showcasing the malt barley varieties ranging from a century ago to modern times on their operation, which also produces other […] Read more
Forum BASF’s Forum was expected to be registered in January 2016, says Scott Hodgins, manager for BASF Canada in Mississauga, Ont. Forum is composed of an active ingredient already used in the fungicide Zampro SC — dimethomorph, from the chemical Group 45. Forum’s mode of action makes it a highly systemic fungicide for the control […] Read more
Edmonton’s EXPO Centre at Northlands is the place to be for producers and the public during Alberta FarmTech 2016, running from Jan. 26 to Jan. 28. Want up-to-the-minute information on what’s going on at FarmTech? Check out our live blog page here! FarmTech features more than 50 sessions and a world class lineup of speakers providing […] Read more
The city of Brandon rolls out the welcome mat for producers and the public for this year’s Manitoba Ag Days, running Tuesday, Jan. 19 to Thursday, Jan. 21. Visit the Ag Days 2016 live blog page here! For three days, a wide variety of speakers and some of the latest in agricultural equipment and technology will […] Read more
Mike and Amy Cronin’s management skills, sound core-business values and team of trusted employees have helped build a successful international hog operation that has not only survived, but grew in often volatile market conditions. “I think it’s pretty humbling, actually,” says Amy Cronin on the couple’s win as Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer. “It could have been any one […] Read more
A product rep from New Leader, which demonstrated one of their dry fertilizer spreaders, showed onlookers how the spread patterns of new machines are much more consistent than what the previous generation of spreaders was capable of.
Farmers and agribusinesses in Western Canada are seeing the latest agricultural technology in action at Ag In Motion, Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Set up on 320 acres 15 minutes northwest of Saskatoon, Sask., Ag in Motion features live demonstrations of field equipment, crops and services. Ag in Motion runs from July 21 to July […] Read more