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VIDEO: The Forgotten R in 4R Nutrient Management

VIDEO: The Forgotten R in 4R Nutrient Management

Glacier FarmMedia GrowPro and Grainews present a webinar on managing nitrogen rates for better efficiency, featuring speaker Dr. Mario Tenuta, host Laura Rance-Unger, vice president of content for Glacier FarmMedia and moderator Kari Belanger, editor of Grainews. Many farmers are modifying nitrogen timing, placement and product. But if they are not varying their rate, they […] Read more

VIDEO: Xarvio aims to shoot weeds by camera, then a targeted herbicide application

VIDEO: Xarvio aims to shoot weeds by camera, then a targeted herbicide application

Technology wins innovation award in Plant and Soil Science category at Ag in Motion 2019

Brent Nicol of Xarvio Digital Farming Solutions describes how its scouting app uses photo-recognition to identify early-stage weeds, diseases and measure leaf damage using images taken with your smartphone. Xarvio is currently working with technology-maker Bosch to develop ‘Smart Sprayer’ technology that will allow operators to spray individual weeds on-the-go with a targeted herbicide application. […] Read more



VIDEO: Kirovets K-744 tractor turns heads

VIDEO: Kirovets K-744 tractor turns heads

Less-complicated tech approach aims to offer more value

Amongst the many machinery offerings on display at Manitoba Ag Days last month, the MTZ-Kirovets K-744, a Mercedes-Benz powered, 435 hp tractor seemed to get its fair share of attention from attendees. In this video, Arie Prilik, vice president of MTZ Equipment, takes Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey on a walk-around of the K-744 to […] Read more






VIDEO: A case of many CASEs

VIDEO: A case of many CASEs

Cheaper by the dozen? Manitoba farmer operates a fleet of vintage 90 Series CASE tractors

Last October, machinery editor Scott Garvey took a drive out to Lavenham in southern Manitoba to see for himself one local farmer’s approach to farm machinery – a collection of twelve 90 Series CASE tractors. But these are only a part of a fleet of 26 tractors in total on Larry Rodgers’ farm that he […] Read more