GFM Network News

May 15 – 31: Wet spring challenges later-planted wheat

FarmTario editor John Greig talks with Chris Snip, an agronomist and crop sales specialist with AGRIS Co-operative about the wheat crop in his area of Essex County in SW Ontario. Video by John Greig.

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May 15 – 31: John Deere 7R tractor ride-along pt. 2

Scott Garvey hitches a ride in a John Deere 7R tractor with Deere marketing rep Archie Oestreich who demonstrates features in the updated CommandPro control console.Video by Scott Garvey.

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Is your winter wheat off to a good start?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Manitoba Co-operator editor Gord Gilmour speaks with agronomist Ken Gross of Ducks Unlimited Canada about winter wheat crops in Manitoba and what he looks for when assessing plants to determine if they’re off to a healthy start.

May 1 – 5: Right to Repair with Eric Wareham

Glacier FarmMedia's Spencer Myers and Eric Wareham talk about the right to repair farm equipment and how it affects North American farmers. Eric is VP of Government Affairs with the Western Equipment Dealers Association. Video by Spencer Myers.

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May 1 – 15: Connecting the grain community with Combyne

Brennan Turner of FarmLead walks us through his award-winning app 'Combyne' from the 2020 Manitoba Ag Days' Innovation Showcase that helps grain sellers and buyers connect more efficiently online. Video by Greg Berg.

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Broken chain: Protecting the workers who process Canada’s meat from COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute The COVID-19 crisis is cutting a wide swath through two Alberta communities where local economies depend on meat processing plants. Those plants employ thousands of newcomers to Canada. In this special three-part series, Canadian Cattlemen editor Lisa Guenther looks at the immediate and longer-term fallout of what life is like for the people who process the […] Read more