Technology

  • Pesticide registration provides peace of mind

    Before you put money into a costly pesticide, you need to know it won’t harm those who apply it or eat […]

  • Herbicides need help

    Many growers think the road to better weed control begins with improved herbicides. But herbicides can’t work their wonders alone. Start […]

  • Follow product labels for peak herbicide performance

    The crop protection industry provides a host of effective herbicides that often result in better yields, reduced dockage, reduced soil seed […]

  • Grain bins go high volume.

    Farmers are thinking big when investing in grain storage facilities. But while big bins make economic sense, the investment seldom stops […]

  • Applied weather Information.

    Farmers across the prairies have to check several sources for the latest weather, agronomic and commodity information. Bayer CropScience is bringing […]

  • Verify wheat variety through lab test.

    The best way to know which variety of wheat you’re delivering is to know your seed before planting, says the Canadian […]

  • Grain baggers offer storage flexibility.

    Of the all the temporary grain storage options available, a bagger may be the handiest of all, at least according to […]

  • Does straight-cutting suit hybrids?

    You've done everything right with your 2008 hybrid canola. Now it's time to get it in the bin. First, though, a […]

  • In support of winter cereals.

    Two million acres of winter cereals routinely grown across the prairies is the goal of the Winter Cereal Sustainability in Action […]

  • Transmission boosts hiring options.

    The current labour shortage means farmers may have a tough time finding employees with farm equipment experience. So machinery that's as […]

  • Grain dryers add harvest flexibility.

    If you don’t have easy access to commercial grain drying services, the alternative is to dry your grain on-farm. The many […]

  • Leave fuel in your tank.

    Although fuel-economy sales pitches dominate the automotive industry — and have for some time — it was actually farm machinery manufacturers […]

  • Wheat identification goes high-tech.

    The old wheat identification system, KVD (kernel visual distinguishability), worked for years to prevent contamination of CWRS wheats by varieties and […]

  • Grain carts increase harvest efficiency.

    Combines have become the most complex and expensive machines grain growers own, so maximizing their efficiency is critical. That’s one reason […]

  • Canola crosses new frontiers.

    Market opportunities for canola are expanding. The new high-oleic canola gives Canadian growers a fighting chance to gain traction in the […]