Technology

  • New fungicide improves disease protection.

    Thanks to a new fungicide from Bayer CropScience, wheat growers will have another option for combating fusarium head blight (FHB) in […]

  • Go big or go fast?

    Should you go just a little faster to stretch the performance of your sprayer? And if it's possible to speed up, […]

  • Fieldwork goes hands off.

    Technology is a beautiful thing. Especially if it saves you time and money, and lowers operator stress. That's exactly what GPS […]

  • Canola genome explained.

    The genome is built from DNA that carries, for example, the genetic information necessary for a canola seed to grow, flower, […]

  • Personalize your weather report.

    With a new baler in his shed, Doyle Wiebe was looking for the right time to bring it into the field. […]

  • IPCPs fill demand for special wheats.

    Marketing non-registered varieties of hard red spring wheat is possible, and often profitable, through arrangements such as Identity Preserved Contract Program […]

  • Producers line up to buy condo storage.

    Hauling grain directly from combine to terminal is a potential money-saver. But even when that’s possible, producers have to settle for […]

  • The making of a canola hybrid.

    Amazing things happen when you plant hybrid canola seed. Because today's hybrids are far more vigorous than old-style open-pollinated canola, the […]

  • Partnership makes better canola oil.

    As the marketplace moves away from edible oils containing trans fats, demand has increased for alternatives that are healthier, stable and […]

  • Air-induced nozzles offer versatility.

    Regardless of whether you run a self-propelled sprayer or pull-type, you still have to pick the correct nozzles for the job […]

  • GPS goes universal.

    The Global Positioning System (GPS) owned by the U.S. Department of Defense is made up of 24 satellites that circle the […]

  • Canola traits growers want.

    But with canola now vying with wheat as Canada’s most valuable field crop, and demand for canola seed anticipated to grow […]

  • An education in weather.

    When bad weather moves into a prairie community, it can come fast and furious. A particularly intense thunderstorm that crossed southern […]

  • KVD gives way quietly to declarations.

    Things were simpler for western red spring wheat growers before August, 2008. That’s when Canada’s traditional method of visually identifying wheat […]

  • Put grain carts to work in the spring.

    As western grain growers integrate grain carts into their harvest operations and see efficiency gains, some think that’s only the tip […]