• A Beekeeper’s Perspective

    KEVIN NIXON is the president of Nixon Honey, a honey and pollinati on operati on just east of Innisfail, AB. Kevin […]

  • Canola outlook bright, but delivery woes linger

    Despite a winter-long downtrend in canola futures, early indications still point to increased acres for the oilseed crop this spring. “Speculators […]

  • Stay cool in face of railway log-jam

    An interesting thing happened in early 2014. The mainstream media began covering congestion in the grain transportation system. Agricultural issues, particularly […]

  • GMO food labelling could mislead consumers

    By Jennifer Barber Being aware of what you eat is a good thing — a wholesome and balanced diet is an […]

  • A year to remember

    The 2013 harvest set new high-yield benchmarks for major prairie crops. And the credit goes not only to good luck but good management too

  • Plan now, pay less tax later

    Grain in the bin equals money in the bank. But so does a strategic tax plan, which is why tax specialists […]

  • Summer Student Program a win-win for students, Bayer

    Every summer, Bayer CropSc ience hires approximately 160 students to help carry the huge summer workload that is a natural part […]

  • ICE Canada canola futures weak, but haven’t bottomed yet

    By Terryn Shiells, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Dec. 18 – Nearby ICE Futures Canada canola contracts have lost more than […]

  • Start succession planning sooner rather than later

    MOST FARMERS HAVE HEARD the term “succession planning” but don’t know exactly what it means or how they should apply it […]

  • When every hour counts

    Mike Kalisvaart owns and operates Kalco Farms, an 8,000-acre spread near Gibbons, AB. He’s also the Alberta/NWT regional winner of the […]

  • Farm Forum Survey Winner

    Thanks to everyone who took the time to fill out our Farm Forum reader survey. We value your feedback and opinions […]

  • Kletke Farms – a model of successful community collaboration

    Success! It can be measured in many ways. The dictionary describes success as a “favourable outcome; accomplishment of what was aimed […]

  • Contributing to the Happiness of Farmers

    Hiroyuki Hadano, employee of Bayer CropScience in Japan, already knew as a child that he wanted to support farmers in their […]

  • Bayer’s “Sponge Bob”

    Bayer employee David Lin from Taiwan is convinced that science can be fun and really interesting. That is why it is […]

  • Bayer’s Oldest Sales Rep

    At 73 years old, he has no intention of retiring, because Bayer employee Paddy Franklin loves the work and the people […]