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A tractor book for Christmas?

The gift-giving season will soon be upon us, but don’t worry, we’re here to help. Scott Garvey is giving away two copies of Lee Klancher’s latest book, Tractor: The Heartland Innovation, Ground-Breaking Machines, Midnight Schemes, Secret Garages, and Farmyard Geniuses That Mechanized Agriculture. This new hardcover book includes stories of the inventors and entrepreneurs who[...]

Agritechnica 2019 tour is a go

Agritechnica, held every second year in Hanover, Germany, is the world’s largest farm show. In 2017, Grainews arranged a bus tour to take a group of readers to see Agritechnica and a list of other German agricultural and tourist sites. We had so much fun, we’re doing it again. This year’s trip runs from November[...]

Editor's Column: The Tractor of the Year

This November I took my first trip to Agritechnica, the farm machinery show in Germany. Both of the days I was at the show were “Preview” days — days at the beginning of the week when admission is more expensive, there are smaller crowds, and a higher share of people are wearing business suits rather[...]

See Agritechnica with Grainews

Have you been waiting for your chance to see the world’s largest farm machinery show? Grainews and Leader Tours have put together a tour to Germany just for Grainews readers. This tour includes two days at Agritechnica, and a visit to the CLAAS combine factory. There will also be a walking tour of Berlin, a[...]

Editor's column

My mother gave me a new cookbook for Christmas this year. It’s called “Good Cookin’ with the L.A.W.”
No, we haven’t been reduced to selling cookbooks to fund policing in rural Saskatchewan (yet).
L.A.W. is short for “Lacadena Area Women (and Friends).”
Since Lacadena, the west-central Saskatchewan community where I grew up, has a population of two (or[...]