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Know your grasshopper stages before deciding to spray

You’ve got grasshoppers in your fields, but before you fill up your sprayer to help limit the damage – and their appetites – do you know what growth stage you’re looking at? In this video, John Gavloski, entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture, offers his experience on staging grasshoppers and why their third to fourth juvenile stage […] Read more



How to treat grasshoppers that have made the jump to your fields

If you’re seeing plenty of grasshoppers in your fields, you’re likely far from alone. John Gavloski, entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture, said at the Crop Diagnostic School on July 9 that populations have been on the increase for about three years. So, what action should you take if you see these hungry pests eating your crop? […] Read more




eQuipTV: ASV rolls out new compact track loader

Grainews goes to skid steer and compact track loader manufacturer ASV’s proving grounds in Minnesota to put its newest model to the test in some difficult conditions where machinery editor Scott Garvey talks with Buck Storlie, the company’s product line manager, about some of the unique features used across the brand’s full product line. Video […] Read more


eQuipTV: Tractor Trekking ingenuity

When Grainews was at the Mennonite Heritage Village Tractor Trek in early June, one tractor participating in the event caught our eye. A clever modification allowed one tractor to nearly double its road speed by routing power from the PTO to an old truck axle on a trailer. The trailer axle could then push the […] Read more