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Category: Machinery

The Silage Bale Wrapper Provides Options for Livestock Producers


October 26, 2010

Minimizing the loss of silage is very important in any livestock operation whether you are running a dairy or a feedyard. Silage can be stored in a...Read more »

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What to Consider When Buying a Liquid Manure Spreader (Honey Wagon)


October 19, 2010

The smell of a liquid manure spreader (better known as a honey wagon) is very familiar in many rural areas of Canada. Liquid manure spreaders are...Read more »

Should There Be An Age Limit on Farm Workers?


October 6, 2010

By Shaun Haney Agriculture has some untouchable topics that we are just not supposed to talk about.  One of them is dealing with aging farm...Read more »

The Silage Blade Gets a Much Needed Facelift


September 29, 2010

One of my favourite things to do at a farm show is check out some of the cool new inventions that people have come up with. Most of the time the...Read more »

Wheat School: Prepping Your Seeder For Wheat Planting


September 17, 2010

It would amaze you how many farmers don’t go through the proper initial prep on their seed drill before they go out to the field.  Just...Read more »

Canola School: Reducing Canola Left in the Field Increases Your Revenue and Lessens Volunteers- Denise Maurice, Canola Council of Canada


July 21, 2010

One thing this wet spring has taught most of the western Canadian farmers is that maybe canola growers are leaving way too much canola in the field...Read more »

Have the Correct Tires in Wet Fields to Minimize Compaction


July 8, 2010

The Western Canadian wet weather has proved many challenges but one things is certain, soil compaction is going to be a massive challenge to manage...Read more »

Versatile Goes Out On The Power Drive 2010


June 24, 2010

I am intrigued by neat and cool ideas. While at the Farm Progress Show in Regina, I encountered a really interesting simple marketing concept that...Read more »

What to Consider When Buying a Grain Cart


June 18, 2010

In the United States grain carts have been very popular for quite some time. In Canada they are really catching on and becoming more common.  As...Read more »

Canola School: Why Seeding Speed is Important


April 22, 2010

Seeding equipment continues to get larger and larger which allows for more acres to be covered in a day.  Even with the larger equipment some...Read more »

CropWeek 2010 – What is Important to You When Purchasing a Combine?


January 15, 2010

Buying a combine has become a much larger decision than in the past.  Combines are a piece of equipment that you use only in the fall but are...Read more »

CropWeek 2010 – Why Independent Opener Systems Make Sense


January 15, 2010

I have seen some of my grandfather Mehalko’s old farming photos where they were seeding with twelve foot drills.  That twelve foot drill had a...Read more »

CropWeek 2010 – Brian Ellis – The New G40 Graham Seed Treater


January 13, 2010

Treating your seed has become much more popular through the years as products become safer for the user and the environment.  No longer looked...Read more »

AgriTrade 2009: Glyphosate Damage & Peas


November 13, 2009

I was at AgriTrade in Red Deer, Alberta on Wednesday and I talked Sarah Foster from 20/20 Seed Labsabout how they are finding lower germination...Read more »

AgriTrade 2009 – Managing Soil Compaction with Tire Technology


November 13, 2009

I was at AgriTrade in Red Deer, Alberta on Wednesday and I talked to Shawn Lunn from Michelin Tire about some of the ways that tire...Read more »