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Glacier’s outdoor ag shows preparing digital event lineup

Each show to host multiple online events during 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The company hosting Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show and its western counterpart, Ag in Motion, plans to use the online platforms it set up in 2020 to instead host multiple smaller online events this year. Both outdoor ag shows hosted by Winnipeg-based Glacier FarmMedia — the owner of this website — went online in 2020 due […] Read more

Pandemic planning: Write it down, add it up

Pandemic planning: Write it down, add it up

It's the big lesson of 2020. A business plan is practically guaranteed to up your game, make you more money, and keep you happier and healthier. So what are you doing this winter?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The number gap is stark. In fact, it’s hard to think where you’d find one that’s wider: 88 per cent of farmers who have a written business plan say their plan has so many benefits (both to the farm and to themselves as farmers) that it more than pays for itself. Yet only 21 per […] Read more


A soybean plot in a demonstration field at a past Ag in Motion.  Photo: Lisa Guenther

Ag in Motion outdoor farm show going online instead for 2020

Showrunners plan free 'Ag in Motion Discovery Plus' online event

Reading Time: 2 minutes Glacier FarmMedia’s summer farm show Ag in Motion is coming in from the outdoors to operate in cyberspace for 2020. The event — which was due to run July 21-23 at the Glacier FarmMedia Discovery Farm on Highway 16 west of Langham, Sask., about 40 km northwest of Saskatoon — has been rebranded for 2020 […] Read more

Ag in Motion attendees take in the popular demonstration area at Ag in Motion 2019.  Photo: Greg Berg

Ag in Motion continues to grow in fifth anniversary year

Reading Time: 3 minutes In its fifth anniversary year, Ag in Motion welcomed 30,474 attendees through the gates and featured 552 exhibitors. Wednesday, July 17 was the biggest day on record for the show in its five-year history, with attendance reaching 12,660. “The show just continues to grow,” says Show Director Rob O’Connor. “We’re up to 552 exhibitors – […] Read more



VIDEO: Get in (the sprayer seat) and drive

VIDEO: Get in (the sprayer seat) and drive

Ag in Motion 2018: Sprayer Ride & Drive

Reading Time: < 1 minute The ‘Ride & Drive’ is a popular field demonstration at Ag in Motion, and 2018 was no different. This year, farmers, spray applicators and machinery dealers alike had the chance to make side-by-side comparisons of new sprayer models from New Holland, Apache, RoGator and Case IH. Spencer Myers of AgDealer.com gives you a quick rundown […] Read more


VIDEO: Prairie crop tour harvest forecast

VIDEO: Prairie crop tour harvest forecast

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lisa Guenther, field editor with Country Guide, talks with Bruce Burnett of Glacier FarmMedia at last month’s Ag in Motion, about the recent crop tour he took across the Prairies and which areas he saw most impacted by drought and which provinces are most likely to kick off harvest 2018.



VIDEO: Bringing the Ag in Motion farm project to life

VIDEO: Bringing the Ag in Motion farm project to life

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lisa Guenther, field editor with Country Guide, talks with Dan Kuchma of Glacier FarmMedia about the Ag in Motion farm project, an area of land dedicated to testing new machinery, the latest crop inputs and some of the partnerships involved that helped make the project a reality.

Brett Kissel performed July 17 at Ag in Motion as part of the Field of STARS fundraising event. (FarmBoy Productions photo by Bruce Sargent)

Ag in Motion sets single-day record

Reading Time: 2 minutes Glacier FarmMedia’s outdoor farm show Ag in Motion has wrapped its 2018 edition and booked a single-day record for attendance. The show, held July 17-19 near Langham, Sask., northwest of Saskatoon, reported three-day attendance of 30,355, including record attendance of 11,425 on the Wednesday. That single-day gate included more attendees than the three-day total for […] Read more