Thinking of buying a large truck for your farm anytime soon? Depending on how much use the truck will likely get, your budget and a host of other factors, there’s a lot of trucks on the market to choose from. In part one of his five-part series, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey takes a look […] Read more
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
At Ag in Motion this past summer, Farmers Edge presented a ‘Smart Farming Panel’ consisting of five farmers to discuss technology solutions in agriculture and how data helps them be more efficient with day-to-day decision making. Seen here are Saskatchewan farmers Trevor Scherman and Laura Reiter who share their thoughts on satellite imagery and weather […] Read more
After her presentation ‘The Changing Face of Women in Agriculture’ at Ag in Motion this past July, we caught up with Ginelle Pidwerbesky of Women in Ag to learn more about what the group does, some of the unique challenges facing women in the agricultural industry, and how through outreach and advocacy Women in Ag […] Read more
Using a high speed fan that separates premium from lesser quality grains, the GCS Grain Cleaner on display at Ag in Motion 2018 is designed to remove diseased grains – such as fusarium – making it easier for producers to market their crop. The GCS line offers six models ranging in capacity from 200 bushels […] Read more
Did you miss a visit to Ag in Motion this year? Then you didn’t see the field demos of the land-levelling equipment in action during the event. In this video, Spencer Myers of AgDealer.com gives you a quick look at how these machines take non-productive land and make a soft soil bed you can plant […] Read more
Lisa Guenther, Grainews field editor, spoke with Mike Jubinville of Glacier FarmMedia at last month’s Ag in Motion about some of the negative factors impacting grain markets – such as weather and trade disputes – and what producers can hope to expect in the months ahead as they head into harvest.
Certified athletic therapist, kinesiologist and Grainews columnist, Kathlyn Hossack, came to Ag in Motion this year offering free assessments and to talk with farmers about how they can avoid farm-related injuries. At the show, which ran July 17-19, Hossack also spoke about the “culture of toughness” in the farm community and how injuries not only […] Read more
Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey heads out into a few fields in the Interlake north of Winnipeg to find out how seeding is progressing for farmers in the area and what they’re seeing in terms of soil moisture. Video editing by Greg Berg.
Have you ever been sitting at home wondering what’s going on with the moisture content inside your grain bin? Well, wonder no more. Using spectral imaging technology – similar to that of an MRI or CT scan – GrainViz creates a 3D moisture map of the grain inside your bin that you can view via […] Read more