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On the 4R Nutrient Management Tour

Manitoba Agriculture’s John Heard, applicator operator Rod Owen and Adam McKnight of Bud McKnight Seeds discussed in-crop nitrogen application in Carman, Man. farmer Tyler Russell’s cornfield June 28 during the 4R nutrient stewardship tour.


4-Hers assemble for global gathering

For the first event of its kind to be held in Canada, 4-H delegates from around the world are in Ottawa July 11-14 attending the 2017 Global 4-H Summit. Topics will range from leadership to sustainable agriculture, science, health and environmentalism. Follow Manitoba Co-operator reporter Alexis Stockford on Twitter for quick updates from the summit.


Managing through mentorship

Keynote speaker Krista Scaldwell, a 4-H alumnus and vice-president for insurance firm Great-West Life, gives advice on mentorship to delegates from 35 countries during the Global 4-H Summit in Ottawa, July 11-14. Follow Manitoba Co-operator reporter Alexis Stockford on Twitter for quick updates from the summit.


Avoiding drift when spraying dicamba on Xtend soybeans

Tips to avoid drift when applying dicamba to Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans were part of the 2017 Crop Diagnostic School at the University of Manitoba’s Carman research station on July 5. Terry Buss, Manitoba Agriculture’s Farm Production Extension Specialist for Pulses, spoke with Manitoba Co-operator reporter Allan Dawson about what steps producers should take […] Read more


Community Conversations May Lead to Your Next Big Idea

Regular meetings with others from your community can help you grow your business. Find out how you can start one in your area. •Forming a meeting group with like-minded business people is a simple but effective approach to professional development •Farm visits are a great way to learn how others are integrating new technology and […] Read more



CanolaPALOOZA comes to Manitoba

Canolapalooza made its second annual stop in Manitoba at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada grounds in Portage la Prairie on June 21. Hear what Manitoba Co-operator reporter Alexis Stockford had to say about the event and what you can expect to see in an upcoming issue of the Co-operator.