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Are You At Risk?

Should GM be labeled?

Farms 24 May 2017 1:34 am

Proposed U.S. budget includes $28 billion cuts to crop insurance over 10 year..

Cuts to crop insurance programs have sparked push back from American ag organizations

Farms 23 May 2017 9:23 pm

Federal government releases new rules for livestock drug use

Health Canada updates the framework for veterinary-use antimicrobials

Farms 23 May 2017 8:03 pm

Does Equine PPID Affect Immune Responses to Vaccination?

It is hardly surprising that as many as 20% or more of the equine population consists of horses older than 20.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:48 pm

Hoof Abscesses in Horses

Yesterday your horse was perfectly sound, but today he won't touch one foot to the ground. There's no apparent injury or sign of a problem

Farms 23 May 2017 6:46 pm

Does Equine Metabolic Syndrome Affect Gut Microbes?

The horse’s digestive tract houses a unique and diverse microbial population, each species in careful balance with the others to serve sp

Farms 23 May 2017 6:45 pm

New CLAAS Dealership Now Open in Texas

In a move to further bolster its sales and service support in Texas, CLAAS of America announces a partnership with Hlavinka Equipment Co.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:42 pm

Seeding Progress And Update On Unharvested Acres

Next we get an update on seeding progress and unharvested acres.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:28 pm

Knowing Your Production Capability

This information will help you to set up your farming operation for a powerful and robust system

Farms 23 May 2017 6:28 pm

Weed Control Measures

On a previous program, Harry Brook, crop specialist at the Ag-Info Centre, discussed the importance of early season weed control.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:27 pm

SaskPower Urges Farmers To Be Cautious Around Power Lines

Saskatchewan farmers are making good progress in the fields.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:25 pm

Canada, Germany Working Closer Together In Ag Research

On Monday, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay joined Germany's Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt in P

Farms 23 May 2017 6:16 pm

Quebec-Based Company Looking To Expand Carinata Acres In Western Canada

The US Food and Drug Administration recently gave approval to Quebec-based Agrisoma Biosciences to produce a new animal feed from carinata,

Farms 23 May 2017 6:14 pm

Flea Beetles Starting To Emerge

While most canola seed is treated with an insecticide to fight flea beetles, one agronomist says it's still important to scout for the inse

Farms 23 May 2017 6:13 pm

New App To Deal With Herbicide Resistance

SavvyFarmer Launches Free APP for Farmers.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:11 pm

World Pork Expo Set for June 7 to 9 in Des Moines

Delegates from about 30 countries expected to be on hand in June in Des Moines for the 2017 edition of World Pork Expo.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:09 pm

USDA Crop Progress Report: 84% of US Corn In.

Farmers Making Average Progress at Soybeans are 53% Planted.

Farms 23 May 2017 6:08 pm

Fifth Case of PED Prompts Call for Pork Industry Stakeholders to Minimise Mov..

Manitoba Pork is encouraging pork producers and their service providers to step up their attention to biosecurity in the wake of the latest

Farms 23 May 2017 6:07 pm

Funds will be used to support the Youth Adventure Camp and Career Mania Confe..

DuPont Pioneer is pleased to announce that $5,000 has been donated to 4-H Ontario as part of its Community Investment Corporate Giving Gran

Farms 23 May 2017 5:37 pm

Local farms gearing up for 2017 Farm Crawl season

Local producers are opening their gates to educate the public about agriculture

Farms 23 May 2017 5:27 pm

Post Weaning Diarrhea in Pigs: Risk Factors and Non-Colistin-Based Control St..

Post-weaning diarrhea (PWD) is one of the most serious threats for the swine industry worldwide. It is commonly associated with the prolife

Farms 22 May 2017 8:44 pm

Canada and Germany announce closer ties in agricultural research

World demand for food is growing and research and innovation will help Canadian farmers and food processors meet that demand.

Farms 22 May 2017 8:30 pm

Weekly Outlook: Summer Pricing for Corn and Soybeans

Recent corn and soybean price declines associated with the political situation in Brazil erased the slight gains since the release of the M

Farms 22 May 2017 7:07 pm

Bill C-49 Takes Progressive Steps In Addressing Longstanding Concerns Of Far..

Canola farmers welcomed this week’s introduction of the long-awaited Transportation Modernization Act. Bill C-49, which earlier this week

Farms 22 May 2017 7:04 pm

Pulse Growers Able To Access The Market In India Temporarily

A key issue for pulse growers in Saskatchewan has been market access to India.

Farms 22 May 2017 6:55 pm

Warm Weather Key Following Herbicide Application

With spring seeding well underway, many farmers are turning their attention to spraying for weeds.

Farms 22 May 2017 6:54 pm

Canola Growers Feels New Transportation Bill Addresses Many Outstanding Issu..

It appears the the Transportation Modernization Act (Bill C-49), which was tabled in the House of Commons this week, addresses many of the

Farms 22 May 2017 6:51 pm

HU’s Haupert Institute Adds Animal Science

Huntington University and the Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies has announced that the animal science program has added its first

Farms 22 May 2017 2:23 pm

Keep Up With Weed Control In Horse Pastures

Most forage plants are not well suited for the grazing behavior of horses, said Dirk Philipp, forage researcher for the University of Arkan

Farms 22 May 2017 12:44 pm

Fall Calving Season May Yield Higher Returns for Southeastern Beef Producers

The vast majority of cow-calf producers in Tennessee and the Southeast using a defined calving season have long favored spring calving; how

Farms 22 May 2017 12:40 pm

NGFA Reiterates Need For STB To Develop Streamlined Rate-Challenge Procedure ..

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) this week submitted a statement to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) again calling on t

Farms 22 May 2017 12:30 pm

U.S. Agricultural Exports Have Historically Exceeded Imports, Leading To Trad..

The United States has had a surplus in agricultural trade every year since 1959. Agricultural exports have accounted for 10 to 11 percent o

Farms 22 May 2017 12:15 pm

Tritcale is Gaining Popularity with Dairy and Beef Cattle Producers

Triticale is a winter forage that is gaining in popularity in the Southeast. The name might sound unfamiliar (pronounced trit-i-kay-lee), b

Farms 22 May 2017 12:10 pm

Spring 2017 Rain And Nitrogen

The spring was going great. Corn was nearly planted across Missouri and much of the corn belt. It was a little dry, but not too bad.

Farms 22 May 2017 12:08 pm

How Much Nitrogen Is Gone?

The heavy rains of late April and early May have paused and the weather has warmed enough to allow corn and soybean planting (or replanting

Farms 22 May 2017 12:03 pm

Beef Industry Concerned There's Little to Gain in the Beef Business Through N..

Yesterday, our new US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, gave Congress formal notice of the Trump administration’s intentions to ful

Farms 22 May 2017 12:00 pm

Wheat Industry Looks For New NAFTA Opportunities, But Priority Remains Do No ..

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) urge caution as the Trump Administration officially submit

Farms 22 May 2017 11:57 am

Reducing Forage Harvest Losses

Ready, Set, Mow! First cutting alfalfa is underway in many parts of the state. Every pass across the field reduces the amount of dry matter

Farms 22 May 2017 11:55 am

Late Corn Better Than Blighted Corn

Growers whose corn crops were harmed by excessive rain in April and May likely will have enough growing days left in the season if they rep

Farms 22 May 2017 11:55 am

Control Options For Thirps In Peanuts And Cotton

Planting season is well under way, with some producers nearing completion of peanut, and cotton planting.

Farms 22 May 2017 11:52 am

Local Chapter Grants, Collegiate FFA Scholarships Illustrate AGCO Commitmen..

AGCO Corporation, a worldwide distributor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment, AGCO Finance and AGCO-affiliated dealerships across t

Farms 19 May 2017 10:04 pm

Moving Farm Equipment Safely

When it comes to moving farm equipment on public roads, a little planning can go a long way toward preventing accidents.

Farms 19 May 2017 9:55 pm

Early Season Weed Control

Early weed control has many benefits as weeds compete with crops for nutrients, water and light.

Farms 19 May 2017 9:54 pm

Crop Logistics Working Group Resumes Important Work Under Fourth Mandate

Representatives from across the grains value chain welcomed this week’s announcement by Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay that the C

Farms 19 May 2017 9:46 pm

Rail Bill Promises Long-Term Solutions For Grain Shipping In Canada

Grain Growers of Canada, the national voice of grain farmers, was pleased to see the May 16 introduction of Bill C-49, the Transportation M

Farms 19 May 2017 9:45 pm

Saskatchewan gets top grade for its ag industry

Saskatchewan producer’s own the largest farms, says the Conference Board of Canada

Farms 19 May 2017 9:44 pm

Nearly 1/3 Of Saskatchewan’s Crop Is In The Ground

Nearly a third of the provincial crop is in the ground.

Farms 19 May 2017 9:37 pm

PEDv Outbreak Continues In Southeast Manitoba

On May 18, Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer confirmed yet another case of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) in southeast Manito

Farms 19 May 2017 9:34 pm

Farmers Wrapping Up Seeding In Central Manitoba

Seeding is progressing rapidly in central Manitoba.

Farms 19 May 2017 9:30 pm