Berry Harvesting Innovations

Brian Foote from Oxbo shares the latest in fruit harvesting technology and what berry picking could look like in the future. From the Pacific Ag Show in Abbotsford BC. • Berry producers need to automate due to smaller labour pool and increased farm size • Oxbo makes 5 different harvesters – from smaller pull type to […] Read more


Inside the SeedMaster R&D shop

Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey takes a look at the testing and development work behind the new technologies SeedMaster has introduced for its 2017 model year drills.

Milanaise: More to organic grains than you think

Self-proclaimed “grain geek” Sophie Beauchemin shares the story of her family’s organic grain business and how passion and persistence resulted in their success. Filmed at SIAL in Montreal. • 3 people needed to make great bread: good farmer, good millar, good baker • Flour seems simple, but organic grain is very complex • Working with […] Read more

Brexit’s impact on the Canadian economy

FCC Senior Agricultural Economist Craig Klemmer on the Brexit “Leave” vote and its short and long-term consequences for the global economy, Canadian economy and agriculture. • Short-term impact on Canada through currency markets • 2014 CETA signed by Canada and EU not yet ratified • EU market important to Canada; UK largest importer of Canadian […] Read more


A look at the CombCut from Sweden

During Canada’s Farm Progress Show in June, Grainews editors spoke with Bengt Merkel about the development and abilities of the CombCut, which can selectively cut weeds out of a standing crop. This unique concept could appeal to both organic and conventional growers.


Grainews UTV Challenge

Our team of judges evaluated nine machines during the Grainews UTV Challenge and found a lot of differences among them.