December 20, 2018

Prairie Farmers at a Disadvantage on World Stage with Carbon Tax

No one likes a new tax, regardless of the purpose behind it. Building new schools, improving healthcare programs and fighting climate change are all valid pursuits, but the tactics are hotly debated and Canada’s new carbon tax is no exception.   The basics of the national carbon tax The national climate framework, defined about two … Continued

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June 27, 2018

Shipping Grain? Bill C-49 Amendments Seek To Improve Canadian Rail Service For Farmers

For the past five years, we’ve been hearing about how shortcomings in the grain transportation system have restricted the movement of Western Canadian crops. Some good news on the topic came in late May with the passage of Bill C-49, federal legislation that seeks to amend the Canada Transportation Act (CTA) through several provisions aiming … Continued

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June 12, 2018

Why We Attend Canada’s Farm Progress Show

It’s one of our most important agricultural shows of the year and also one of the largest in western Canada. Canada’s Farm Progress Show draws in exhibitors from across the prairie provinces to put on one of the largest shows in the agricultural industry, bringing together the most innovative technology and knowledgeable ag leaders. This … Continued

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October 11, 2017

Saskatchewan Farmer Loves Living Farm Legacy In Spite of Challenges

Dean Degelman’s farm in Odessa, a village in southeast Saskatchewan, has been in his family for six generations. And in today’s increasingly challenging climate for small farm businesses in Canada, he feels extremely lucky to have had the opportunity to become part of the family farm operations approximately 20 years ago. “Even when I started, … Continued

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January 27, 2017


Dutch Industries is pleased to announce that the winner of the “Enter to Win” contest is John Mandel. John farms in the Acadia Valley area of Alberta and takes home the grand prize of $10,000 of Dutch Openers product. Congratulations John, we look forward to providing you with your next set of Dutch Openers. We … Continued

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December 16, 2016


With today’s global markets and open commodity trading, there has been a shift in the way producers can market and sell their crops. Savvy producers are savvy business people, with a good understanding of marketing. A good marketing strategy takes planning, preparation and an understanding of available marketing tools. There are five levers of marketing … Continued

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