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January 16 – 31: Precision agriculture has both sky-high potential and some very down-to-earth obstacles
Alexis Stockford reports from a precision agriculture workshop attended by industry reps, ag consultants and producers.
January 1 – 15: Valuable information on soybean maturity to help farmers decide which varieties to grow
Last September, Dennis Lange talked with reporter Allan Dawson about how soybean maturity ratings are made.
Dec 15-30 Hemp trials at Wayne Williment’s farm near Miami, Manitoba
Allan Dawson speaks with Alden Braul of Hemp Production Services about his hemp trials.
December 1 – 15 Ed Ford says banning glyphosate would put his farm at a competitive disadvantage
Last week the European Union failed to approve or reject the proposal for a five-year extension allowing glyphosate use
November 16 – 31 Marla Riekman took up a shovel at Crop Diagnostic School to show what’s going on with roots
Allan Dawson learns about root systems and the best tool (you likely already own) to help diagnose compaction
Nov 1 to Nov 15 Sugar beet growers hope for good harvest weather to bring in the crop
Barb Glen reports that record yields and record sugar content are possibilities for the 2017 sugar beet crop.
October 16 – 31 Combcut implement cuts out weeds while leaving crops unscathed
Allan Dawson speaks with Katherine Stanley about the Combcut, a weed control implement designed to cut weeds out of fields while leaving crops intact
Oct 1 – 15 Check your water source if you think your glyphosate is underperforming
Jeanette Gaultier discusses how hard water can affect the efficacy of glyphosate
Sept 16 – 30 The new concept of smashing nuisance rocks into little pieces rather than picking them
The rock crushing demonstration was one of the strongest attractions at this summer's Ag in Motion show
September 1 – 15th: New Research Discussed at the recent Canadian Summit on Soil Health
Next step is developing best management practices for farmers on both sides of the border to help reduce phosphorous runoff
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