Category: Video

Corn School: Fungicide application timing on a variable corn crop

By: Bernard Tobin

June 21, 2018

Ontario corn growers will have plenty of variables to consider as they plan fungicide applications in the weeks ahead. An extended five-week planting...Read more »

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Corn School: Time to trap western bean cutworm

By: Bernard Tobin

June 15, 2018

Adult western bean cutworm moths lay eggs on corn leaves during peak flight in July.

Have you set your western bean cutworm (WBC) traps yet? Setting traps is the most effective means of determining whether the yield-robbing pest...Read more »

Peterson Farm Bros. rock out with “Tractorstuck”

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 4, 2018

(Peterson Farm Bros, YouTube)

The Peterson Farm Brothers are back with their latest parody video that features two things many farmers appreciate: the classic riffs of AC/DC’s...Read more »

New Holland introducing crop density prediction to combine automation

By: Realag Machinery Insider

June 2, 2018

Photo via CNH Industrial.

Combine manufacturers are trying to make one of the most intimidating jobs on the farm — driving and setting the machine — easier and more...Read more »

Canola School: Can your fans keep up with large bin size?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

May 24, 2018

The average size of a new grain bin in Western Canada has grown dramatically in recent years. 1,650 bushel flat-bottom bins, while still needed in...Read more »

Beef School, Ep 9: A flexible approach to year-round grazing

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 23, 2018

Photo by Debra Murphy, 2018

Year-round grazing may mean different things to different people, but to Doug Wray, it essentially means providing ‘locally grown’ sustenance to...Read more »

Vaderstad introduces small seed kit for Tempo planters

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 22, 2018

(Photo courtesy Väderstad)

Tempting as owning new machinery may be, for many producers, the decision is made easy when a machine that offers limited functionality. It’s...Read more »

GPS beacon tracks equipment activity, and maps where bales are dropped

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 14, 2018

Using technology from a sensor made by Fliegl, Austrian farm machinery company Pöttinger has debuted a GPS beacon designed to track the...Read more »

Canola School: Fertilizer toxicity may cause seedling death in dry conditions

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

May 11, 2018

Not only do dry soil conditions hamper seed germination, they also raise the risk of fertilizer toxicity for seedlings after they germinate,...Read more »

TechTour: Culti Cam system offers automatic cultivator positioning in row crops

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 10, 2018

Photo via Claas

In another move towards automation, Claas has unveiled a system for automatic steering of cultivators in row crops. The Culti Cam uses a...Read more »

Soybean School: Understanding the total yield cost of bin-run seed

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

May 2, 2018

There are certainly unknowns and risks that come with planting bin-run soybean seed versus certified seed, but one significant piece of information...Read more »

TechTour: Automatically adjusting spread patterns for wind, terrain, and fertilizer type

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 1, 2018

Photo via Amazone (Copyright: Sven Kleinewoerdemann).

Spreading fertilizer can feel like a bit of a guessing game when it comes to knowing just how wide of a spray pattern is produced. Coverage depends...Read more »

Waterbed design aims to keep cows comfy and cool

By: Bernard Tobin

April 26, 2018

Better cow comfort can deliver a host of benefits for both the animal and the milk tank. Improving overall cow health, increasing cow longevity, and...Read more »

Consumer confidence towards biotech improving, says CropLife Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 23, 2018

Consumer confidence in government regulations around biotechnology is improving, according to CropLife Canada polling in the country. “We’re...Read more »

Canola School: Fumigation in the fight against clubroot

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

April 22, 2018

Photo: Debra Murphy, 2014

When a field is confirmed infected with clubroot, it’s recommended that producers implement (or continue) strict sanitation protocols, crop...Read more »