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AGCO’s “Virtual Product Showroom” allows for enhanced looks at machinery as well as tours of its Jackson, Minn., assembly plant and visitor centre.

No farm show, no problem

Brands go digital to keep in touch with farmers

There have been many changes to our lives lately because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancellation of farm shows all across North America is just one of them. The trouble for farm machinery brands is those shows have long been an important part of their marketing efforts as places where potential buyers get up close […] Read more

About six years ago, Barb Stefanyshyn-Cote and John Cote decided to take the farm business in a whole new direction. They bought an 80-acre parcel of land near Saskatoon where they built a distillery and now grow flowers.

You never know what these farmers are up to

OYF alumni are letting no moss grow under their feet

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers (COYF) had to forego the usual flurry of hugs and handshakes at their annual awards week this year, but they still ran an informative online event in early December. There were no winners to be announced for 2020. That part of the program was just postponed to, hopefully, later in 2021 […] Read more


Ag publishing house Issues Ink sold

Farms.com buys Winnipeg media company

Online ag information company Farms.com has taken another step into Canadian print media by buying ag publishing and consulting company Issues Ink. Winnipeg-based Issues Ink publishes Germination, Spud Smart, the Alberta Seed Guide, European Seed and Seed World. Its Seed World Group division also includes Seed World Create, a consulting unit providing marketing and communications […] 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



Nutrien Ag Solutions is one of the regular Ag In Motion exhibitors that has established plots this summer at the AIM farm show site near Lanigan, Sask. These plots of canola and corn will be some of those featured during the virtual AIM show July 21 to 25.

The show must go on(line)

Ag In Motion Discovery Plus will be as close to the real thing as possible

You may not physically be in Lanigan, Sask., July 21 to 25 this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still spend at least a few hours, if not a few days, next week checking out new products and new technology at the sixth annual Ag In Motion (AIM) farm show. In keeping with COVID-19 […] Read more


Canadian Western Agribition goes virtual for 2020

A virtual Ag In Motion in July will show you how it's done

First the Farm Progress Show, then the Calgary Stampede, then Ag In Motion, and now Canadian Western Agribition for 2020 has been cancelled. Whatever is going on out there, this must be serious. I even heard rumours that Christmas 2020 is being postponed until next Easter… (well not really, but you never know.) The impact […] Read more