Pulses offer recipe for excitement at Special Crops Convention

There was record attendance at this year’s Pulse and Special Crops Convention in Toronto July 6-8 with more than 500 attendees from more than 24 countries. Manitoba Co-operator reporter Allan Dawson was there and interviewed Gordon Bacon, President of Pulse Canada and CEO the Canadian Special Crops Association, about the event and the excitement around […] Read more


Citadelle: Much more than maple syrup

Respect for producers, creative product lines and understanding customer needs are just a few ways Citadelle stay innovative and successful.                                      – Started as maple syrup cooperative but expanded to cranberry and honey •Building good relationships with cooperative families key to success •Company obtained domestic fair trade certification •Maple Delight retail stores allow Citadelle to test […] Read more

Projections for 2016-17: cash receipts, equipment sales and farm health

What will farm cash receipts and equipment sales look like for 2016-17? J.P. Gervais shares projections and insights on farm health from the report: FCC Ag Economics: Projecting 2016-17 Farm Receipts and Equipment Sales.   •Overall, farm cash receipts main driver of decision to purchase new farm equipment •2016 equipment sales predicted to be slower […] Read more



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In the field with the Krone Premos 5000

Grainews travels to Hungary and goes into the field with Krone’s revolutionary pelleting machine, and machinery editor Scott Garvey gives viewers a detailed demonstration of how the Premos 5000 turns hay and straw directly into pellets. Video editing by Greg Berg

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‘Strategic tillage’ and Lemken’s Karat 12

Laurent Letzter, sales and marketing director for Lemken in Canada, talks about the Karat 12 with Grainews‘ Scott Garvey and how farmers can use the tool for strategic tillage. Video editing by Greg Berg

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In the field with Lemken’s new tillage equipment

Lemken organized a field day in Hungary in June to show off the new models it introduced last November at Agritechnica in Germany. Grainews was there, and we also spoke to the company’s export manger about which machines will make their way to Canadian dealers. Video editing by Greg Berg