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Great ideas for lifting hogs recognized

Two different lift systems reduce stress for people and animals

The 2016 F. X. Aherne award for Innovative Pork Production is being shared by two winners. Sam Gelowitz of the Prairie Swine Centre in Saskatoon, Sask. received the award for an innovative carcass-removal cart, while Steve’s Livestock Transport of Manitoba received the prize for a new hydraulic lift deck trailer. The awards were presented at […] Read more


Lower Water Rates Can Work

Most spraying technologies performed similarly at low and high water rates when appropriate nozzles were used at recommended pressures and heights. Some sprayers and aerial applications have been using less than five gallons per acre, even though the crop protection industry generally believes high water rates provide the proper coverage and penetration needed for optimum […] Read more