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Repairing precision ag tools and the digital divide

Reading Time: < 1 minute Farmers and equipment dealers look for clarity on equipment repairs vs. modifications Eric Wareham, VP of Government Affairs with the Western Equipment Dealers Association, addresses the low number of qualified farm technicians and a lacking digital infrastructure. Wareham was recently in Winnipeg at CropConnect 2020 where he presented on the ‘Right to Repair,’ which stressed […] Read more





Mar 1 to 15: Bindapt – A quick and easy-to-use grain drying solution

Adaptive Ag's system of plates and thermostats uses real-time data monitoring and cloud software to help control the amount of heat entering your grain bin while using a construction heater. Owner Steve Rogoschewsky talks about how the Bindapt system works and how it helped Manitoba farmers after a difficult 2019 harvest. Video by Greg Berg.

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Fighting falsehoods with facts in livestock production

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the age of the internet and social media, it’s not uncommon that livestock producers come under intense scrutiny from virtual strangers. During her presentation at Manitoba Ag Days in Brandon in January, Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal – a.k.a. ‘Dr. Keri: Prairie Vet’ of Discovery Channel fame – took to the stage to address this […] Read more


Salinity and soil health with Marla Riekman

Reading Time: < 1 minute Glacier FarmMedia’s Spencer Myers interviews Marla Riekman, a soil management specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, about soil health and advice for the 2020 crop year. Riekman was recently at CropConnect 2020 in Winnipeg where she gave a presentation on ways to deal with saline soils and tips for building long-term soil management strategies. Video by Spencer […] Read more



Bindapt, a quick and easy-to-use grain drying solution

Reading Time: < 1 minute Do you Bindapt? You may already own half of Adaptive Agriculture’s grain-drying system and not even know it. Using a construction heater, Adaptive Ag’s system of plates and thermostats uses real-time data monitoring and cloud software to help control the amount of heat entering your grain bin. The Saskatchewan-based company was one of several entrants […] Read more