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VIDEO: e-QuipTV: “Big Roy” 2, the restoration continues

Soon-to-be-completed restoration will see the big Versatile returned to the Manitoba Agricultural Museum in Austin

Grainews returns to Versatile’s R&D shop in Winnipeg to check in on Big Roy’s progress, and we talk to Adam Reid, Versatile’s marketing manager, about what else the company has in store for its 50th anniversary celebrations. Video editing by Greg Berg.


La Petite Bretonne: Baking with Big Technology

La Petite Bretonne, a successful baked goods company, shares their journey to success – and points to automation as one of the keys Video highlights: •La Petite Bretonne, a successful producer of French baking treats, has been in business for over 50 years •Because La Petite Bretonne’s products are more widely recognized in Europe, they […] Read more

Canadian innovations at Agritechnica 2015

Canadian farm equipment innovations were strongly represented at Agritechnica, the world’s largest farm equipment show. Video highlights: •An increasing number of Canadian companies display their products at Agritechnica, an international farm show in Germany •An easy way to keep concise records •Most of the Canadian participants come from Manitoba and Saskatchewan • One Canadian company […] Read more

A 2015 Look at Global Trade

Hear FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais explain the new opportunities in developed and emerging markets. He’ll also talk about the economic factors driving the competitiveness of the agriculture and agri-food system globally and what it means for Canada.

Agritechnica 2015 overview

Agritechnica is the world’s largest farm equipment show held in Hanover, Germany. Take a video tour and check out ag innovations from around the world. Video highlights: •The world’s largest farm equipment show, Agritechnica, is held every two years in Hanover, Germany •Agritechnica features over 2,900 exhibitors from 52 countries and boasts an attendance of […] Read more

Managing Your Seasonal Workers Like a Pro

Seasonal workers are a valuable part of the Canadian farm economy. Learn how to create a workplace they’ll want to return to year after year. Video highlights: •Seasonal workers make a valuable contribution to Canadian agriculture so it’s important to treat them well •Help your seasonal workers feel like part of the team by sharing […] Read more

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e-QuipTV: “Big Roy” 2, the restoration continues

Grainews returns to Versatile’s R&D shop in Winnipeg to check in on Big Roy’s progress, and we talk to Adam Reid, Versatile’s marketing manager, about what else the company has in store for its 50th anniversary celebrations. Video editing by Greg Berg.

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MacDon shows new mower conditioners

Grainews took a look at the features offered on the brand’s two new R1 Series models during the Manitoba Ag Days show in Brandon. Video editing by Greg Berg

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VIDEO: Director of License to Farm shares thoughts on agriculture

Film encourages farmers to join discussions around food

On January 14th, SaskCanola launched License to Farm in Saskatoon. The 30-minute film aims to encourage farmers to join discussions around food production. Grainews reporter Lisa Guenther caught up with director Alexei Berteig to chat about the film and what Berteig took away from the experience.


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VIDEO: Driverless tractors and open-source software

Reimer Robotics takes first prize in Manitoba Ag Days Inventors' Showcase

Matthew Reimer was as surprised as anyone when he was awarded first prize for his driverless tractor system at Manitoba Ag Days in Brandon on Jan. 20, but his invention is worthy of the title. The Inventors’ Showcase winner, and president of Reimer Robotics, has built a system to move tractors – driverless no less, with […] Read more