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Before bags are processed by recyclers, they must be cleaned 
and rolled.

Grain bag recycling in Western Canada

Grain bags can be a great temporary storage solution, if you can deal with the empties

Large plastic grain bags are continuing to grow in popularity across Western Canada. They are convenient, easy to use and can store massive amounts of grain. Many farmers are converting exclusively to using grain bags instead of bins. But as the bags are emptied as grain is moved throughout the winter and spring, the question […] Read more

Data from Ceres Imaging can help farmers make in-season decisions.

New tech: Simplifying complex issues on the farm

New technologies are coming our way faster than ever. These 2 solutions use planes and ducks

Although huge strides have been made with technology in the agricultural industry with field mapping, GPS and even autonomous implements, other areas of farming have gone unchanged for far too long. With an increase in ag-focused Silicon Valley-style start-up companies popping up in Western Canada and the U.S. new technologies are finding their way onto […] Read more

Tyson and Kristin Swan have a two-year old son, and twins on the way.

Meet your farming neighbours: Tyson and Kristin Swan

Meet Tyson and Kristin Swan and their two-year old son in west-central Saskatchewan

Every farm has its own story. No two farms (or farmers) are exactly alike. Everyone got started in a different way, and every farm has a different combination of family and hired staff who make the decisions and keep things running. But, in general, even after you consider all of the details, farmers are more […] Read more