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December 1, 2014

DOES YOUR HOLIDAY PURCHASE GUIDE INCLUDE FARM EQUIPMENT OR SEED OPENERS?

We are officially in the midst of the chaos and hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the snow is falling, the store windows are lit up with singing dancing Santas, and people are swarming the city centers to find those gifts that are just right for their loved ones. For producers, this season too, … Continued

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November 21, 2014

FIRST CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD LAKER VESSEL EN ROUTE TO CANADA

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORGINALLY POSTED ON AGCANANDA.COM. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE. The grain company formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board expects to have its first of two laker vessels in Canadian waters by the end of the year. CWB announced Monday it took delivery of the first vessel, an Equinox-class boat dubbed the Marquis, … Continued

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November 12, 2014

CANADIAN WHEAT BOARD PASSES ON FARMERS OF NORTH AMERICA’S PROPOSAL

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORGINALLY POSTED ON AGCANANDA.COM. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE. Ag input buying group Farmers of North America (FNA) says its proposal to buy the grain firm formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board has been rebuffed. Saskatoon-based FNA said Monday its proposal — which called for CWB’s assets to become part of an … Continued

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November 1, 2014

IS YOUR GRAIN SAFE THIS WINTER?

Things have finally wound down with harvest, producers are just now getting the chance to clean and perform maintenance on their farm equipment, and they are taking a big sigh of relief knowing that their crop is sitting safely in their bins. Or are they? Sadly, a farmer’s work is never done; once the crop … Continued

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August 29, 2014

TIME-SAVING TIPS TO GET YOUR SEEDER READY FOR PLANTING

Every farmer knows that great maintenance is essential to save time and money. However, not every grower realizes just how much difference a few simple tweaks can make at planting time. Spend the off-season making minor adjustments and repairs – you’ll save time on the field, and you may even be able to boost your … Continued

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June 6, 2014

CHOOSING THE RIGHT FERTILIZER PLACEMENT METHOD

When applying nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers to your crops, there are several approaches you can take. Phosphorus doesn’t leach out of the soil, and it isn’t typically harmful to seeds or seedlings, making it the easier of the two fertilizers to apply. Nitrogen dissipates into the atmosphere quickly, and it is also easily washed away … Continued

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