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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

“ENTER TO WIN” CONTEST WINNER

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

MARKETING YOUR CROP 101 – THE FIVE P’S

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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August 22, 2016

A CALL TO ACTION FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: AMERICA’S SOIL IS DISAPPEARING

Soil plays critical roles in food security, climate mitigation, ecosystem function, and buffering against extreme weather events.  Although it is essential for the stability of the planet, soil is disappearing at an alarming rate. In the United States, estimates are that soil on cultivated cropland is eroding at an average rate of 5.2 tons per … Continued

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August 22, 2016

DUTCH STEWARDS OF THE LAND: ROTATING ALFALFA FOR SOIL HEALTH

According to the June 2016 publication from the Canadian Public Trust Research, only 29% of Canadian public surveyed believes Producers are good Stewards of the Environment. Dutch would like to counter that perception of our Canadian Producers.  It’s in that spirit, that we would like to introduce and showcase to you one of our many producers who put … Continued

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August 19, 2016

TIRE DIFFERENCES CAN HAVE A DEEP IMPACT

How often do you check to make sure tire air pressure is appropriate for the tire type and conditions? Higher inflation can increase compaction and reduce soil productivity, as was demonstrated at the Ag in Motion show at Langham, Sask. this week. As Michelin’s Mike Pantaleo explains in this video, they dug two soil pits, filled them with … Continued

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