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VIDEO: What might we expect in grain markets?

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.


VIDEO: ‘Fit to Farm’ comes to Ag in Motion

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



VIDEO: A 3D view of the grain inside your bin to help prevent spoilage

Inventors' Showcase entrant at Manitoba Ag Days showcased serious technology to help spot spoilage before it occurs

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


VIDEO: Full Bin Alarm wins Farm Safety Feature at Manitoba Ag Days

Invention lets producers on the ground know when their bin is full

Sound the alarm! You no longer need to climb to the top of your grain bin to find out when it’s full. That’s the idea behind Never Spill Spout’s Full Bin Alarm, the Farm Safety product winner at this year’s Manitoba Ag Days. The system uses a sensor inside of an auger spout to alert […] Read more


VIDEO: Canada’s Agriculture Day Celebration in Ottawa

Members of the agricultural community gathered in Ottawa and in 200 events around the country to Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day on Feb. 16, 2017. In this video, Cam Choquette (student), Lane Stockbrugger (farmer) and Michael Hoffort (FCC CEO) share their experiences of the day.




VIDEO: Bringing people to the ranch (virtually)

VR headset, 3-D videos offer a real-life look of cattle on the ranch

In a bid to win over consumers, the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA) has created 3-D videos showing how cattle are raised and cared for on Garret Hill’s Saskatchewan ranch. By putting on a headset and virtual reality glasses, people can stand in the middle of Hill’s cow-herd while he explains beef production practices. Grainews Field Editor […] Read more