GFM Network News

Nutrient Management Seminar series continues

Great speakers and great information for the on-line series

Be on-line for the next seven Monday afternoons around 2 p.m. to see and hear some to the leading experts in in Western Canada talk about nutrient and soil health management topics.   The 2021 Alberta Nutrient Management Seminar Series actually started last Monday, Jan. 11with a presentation by Ross McKenzie explaining how to read […] Read more


Somebody has to win these great prizes

Final reminder… you have until midnight this Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 to get your entry in for a chance at some $34,000 in prizes in the big Christmas giveaway organized by AGvisorPro. Visit their website at to enter. AGvisorPro is the relatively new service that connects farmer subscribers with a huge network of crop, […] Read more

Good stuff coming in January 5, 2021 Grainews

Just when you thought you knew it all, along comes another issue

In these last few days before Christmas, the Grainews publishing machine is cranking out the January 5, 2021 of the magazine and actually before December ends we will be in the final stages of putting together the January 19 issue of the magazine as well. No rest for the wicked this time of year. But […] Read more

Be sure to register for Banff Pork Seminar

Provides full access to seminar resources

With the 2021 Banff Pork Seminar less than one month away, producers are urged to get registered for the virtual online event, providing full access to speaker presentations before and after the seminar. Although registration is free for the seminar that runs Jan. 5 and Jan. 7, only those who register ahead of time for […] Read more

Great gifts coming from AGvisorPRO

From drone to smoker to free services and more gifts are coming

If you haven’t already got your name in the barrel for some serious gift giving by AGvisorPRO this Christmas, you’ll want to get at it. All you need to do is either download the AGvisorPRO app, share a message on social media or make contact with one of the more than 300 crop, livestock, agronomy […] Read more

Regenerative ag series starts this Thursday

Producer panels part of the discussion of where regen ag has a fit

Just a reminder that the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA) Thursday night on-line (Zoom) series on regenerative agriculture, gets rolling this Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Manitoba time. Regenerative Agriculture is a newer production trend more livestock and crop producers are wondering about. The “if, how and where questions” about the regen ag […] Read more

Beat costs And boost yields with bale grazing

It can help reduce feeding costs and improve pasture quality

Editor’s Note: The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) posts great information on a wide range of beef production and management topics. Earlier in October they ran a two part column on the pros and cons and economics of bale grazing. So here is Part One that sorts sets the stage and then check out the […] Read more

Baled corn stalks – really?

Corn stalks are pretty low on the feed nutrition scale, but where there is a will there is a way

By Lee Hart I don’t think I have ever heard of anyone feeding baled corn stalks to cattle in winter. Grazing standing corn, yes. Turning cattle into clean up standing corn stover after cobs have been harvested, yes. But actually cutting and baling stover after the combine has gone through, that is new one to […] Read more

Thursday evenings with regenerative ag topics

Manitoba producers offer their forage and grazing conference on-line

The Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA) is inviting all to tune into their Regenerative Agriculture Conference, for free, every Thursday night through November. Starting Nov. 5 and then every Thursday afterward for two hours from 7 to 9 p.m. participants will be able to go online to connect with some excellent presentations on various […] Read more

Banff events – register for Cereal Summit and Pork Seminar

Grains meeting will be a live, in-person event, hog producers will meet virtually

Register for “live” Prairie Cereal Summit Registration is now open for this year’s Prairie Cereals Summit (PCS) to be held at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, December 9 -10, 2020. Hosted by the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, the two-day event will be held in person in full compliance with Alberta Health Services (AHS) guidelines […] Read more