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Video from the Tractor Pull at the Farm Machinery Show in Louisville - Is this the Best Farm Show to Attend?

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Mar 16, 2011
Reply by Mackenna Roth

Rising Gas Prices... Who cares! Lets go to Monster Jam!!

With all the news about the rising price of fuel and the economy, you think it would have an impact on big cars and trucks on the road!…

Started by Mackenna Roth

1 Mar 2, 2011
Reply by Joe Dales

Who uses a salford rts?

I am interested in hearing if anyone has used a rts on corn and soybean stubble.  Does it help when notilling into corn stalks?  I want to…

Started by Roadrunner

3 Feb 14, 2011
Reply by Roadrunner

Check out the Valtra ANTS video...On their 60th Anniversary...A look into the future. What do you think?

Started by OntAG Admin

1 Feb 14, 2011
Reply by Roadrunner

Vintage Tractor Photo Video: What was the first tractor you ever drove? What is your favourite memory?

Here is video of photos we put together from our trip last year to the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL.

Started by Joe Dales

2 Sep 7, 2010
Reply by Joe Dales

New 2011 John Deere 8R/8RT Series Tractors Video from John Deere

New 2011 John Deere 8R/8RT Series Tractors

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Aug 27, 2010

John Deere 9500 Straw Chopper update. Anyone done this?

I am sure most of you hve soybeans that are chest high. This year we will be putting alot of trash through the combine and Iam concerned ab…

Started by Frank Borszcz

0 Aug 18, 2010

What To Consider When Buying A Grain Cart? Opinions on this video?

Started by Joe Dales

0 Jun 19, 2010

Planting Corn: Video from the field. Alan Moore of Ayr, Ontario We will add other farmer videos here.

Click the Play button to watch the video. In this video provided by Pride, we take a trip with Alan Moore of Ayr, who is getting clos…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 May 5, 2010

Best Duct Tape on the Farm Story:

I saw this video and thought everyone could use a light bit of entertainment.

Started by Joe Dales

0 May 2, 2010

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Bibeau announces second cohort of Canadian Agricultural Youth Council

On Thursday, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, unveiled the names of the members who will form the second cohort of the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council (CAYC). The inaugural meeting of this new group of 25 young people will be held later this summer. The members of this cohort will serve 18-month terms. Representatives from Manitoba include Chantele Gouliquer and Boma N-Chris. "I was impressed by the energy and enthusiasm of the first cohort of the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council and look forward to working with this new group. Young people's perspectives on issues such as sustainable agriculture, innovation, intergenerational transfers, mental health and work-life balance allow us to shape the sector's future in their image," said Bibeau.

Ceres Global Ag Market Outlook

The Ceres Global Seeds Insight Tour included a market outlook this week. Minneapolis-based analyst Ryan Longhenry, with Ceres Global Ag, gave his outlook on the following crops:

August WASDE shows little change on U.S. acreage

The USDA released its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report Friday morning. Jon Driedger is vice-president with LeftField Commodity Research. "Very few changes on the acreage side. It looks like farmers largely got the crop in even though there was the late start. From an overall yield perspective, a little bit lower on the corn. A little bit lower than what the market was expecting. A little friendly on the corn but a little negative on the beans. They actually bumped the yield up and that came in above expectations and so from a production perspective, maybe a little bit bearish on the soybean side."

France feeling the impacts of Canada's 2021 drought through mustard shortage

The people of France are feeling the brunt of 2021's drought as mustard supplies seem to be running low in supermarkets across the nation. France is the top consumer of mustard in the world and has been a staple of french households since the middle ages. Varieties like Dijon and Reims are processed by international companies but have their seeds mostly grown in Canada, with Saskatchewan and Alberta contributing to the vast majority of that crop.

Agri-Environmental specialists look to help producers make beneficial changes to farmland

BMPs, or Beneficial Management Practices, are a variety of programs that the provincial government is encouraging to help producers. Those can include infrastructure, land management, and other processes that help producers get the most out of their land. To help with that, Agri-Environmental Specialists are available to advise farmers as to the best practices.

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