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Improving Sprayer Efficiency

Farmers are spending 33% of their time in the sprayer idling, 22% in transport and only about 45% of their time actually spraying. That from Tom Wolf from Agrimetrix Research and Training, who was sh... read more..

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Soybean Growers 'Cautious' Heading Into 2019 Growing Season

Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG) held its Annual General Meeting this week in Winnipeg at the CropConnect Conference. Outgoing Chair John Preun talked about the mood heading into this growin... read more..

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Nutrien Ag Solutions Wins 4R Nutrient Stewardship Award

Nutrien Ag Solutions was recognized this week with the fifth annual 4-R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer Award, which is given out each year during the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers Confere... read more..

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First 24 Hours Of Pig Care Are Very Important

It's important to pay extra close attention to pigs during the first 24 hours of care. Dennis Stevenson with Zoetis says this can pay dividends down the road. "A lot of the studies are starting to s... read more..

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U of M Researcher Studying Edible Bean Yields

A research agronomist with the University of Manitoba is studying whether a proceeding crop can affect edible bean yields. Kristen MacMillian explained her work. "Farmers have crop rotations and cro... read more..

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Reframing The Conversation Around Antibiotics

Farmers need to reframe the conversation on the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture. That from Dr. Leah Dorman with Phibro Animal Health. "I think it's important because there is a lot of misin... read more..

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Weed Specialist Discusses Edible Beans

The province's weed specialist has some advice for edible bean growers. Tammy Jones was a guest speaker at the Edible Bean Meetings held last week in Altona and Portage la Prairie. "I think we need ... read more..

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MacAulay Announces Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program

The federal government has announced an investment of $50.3 million over five years for the new Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP). "Canada's agricultural sector is strong and... read more..

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University of Winnipeg Receives Weston Seeding Food Innovation Grant

  A University of Winnipeg research project has received a $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation Grant. The project will examine ways to train a computer to recognize and tend for prairie cro read more..

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Survey Shows Farmers Cautious About Sharing Farm Data

A new survey shows farmers are embracing new technology, but are cautious about sharing data. Farm Credit Canada (FCC) surveyed over 2,000 Canadian producers and found 25 per cent have become less co... read more..

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Hodgins Farms Receives Environmental Stewardship Award

A pasture-based livestock farm west of Brandon received this year's Manitoba Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA) presented by Manitoba Beef Producers and MNP. Lisa Hodgins and her husband Cameron ... read more..

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Celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day!

  Agriculture is taking centre stage across the country on Tuesday, February 12 in celebration of Canada's Agriculture Day. Agriculture More Than Ever Manager Debbie Bailey says the day is ab read more..

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Federal Government Invests In Bioeconomy

The federal government has announced an investment of up to $7 million to the Biomass Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The Cluster, led by the BioFuelNet Canada Network, will inclu... read more..

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CanFax Manager Optimistic About Calf Prices

The Manager of Canfax Research Services says they were surprised by last year's calf prices. Brenna Grant says they remained steady at $222 per hundred weight. "That was really encouraging to see bo... read more..

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Manitoban Receives 4-H Canada Distinguished Alumni Award

A farm business coach from Boissevain has been honoured with the first ever 4-H Canada Distinguished Alumni Award. Elaine Froese began her 4-H journey at the age of nine, when she was a member of the... read more..

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February 9 Is Food Freedom Day

  The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) has calculated that by Saturday, February 9, 2019, a Canadian household of average income will have earned enough to pay their entire year's grocer read more..

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Governments Support On-Farm Beef Verification Program

The Canadian and Manitoba governments are providing $350,000 over five years to Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) to deliver the Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) program. “Our government is pro... read more..

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KAP Passes 17 Resolutions At AGM

  Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) held its Annual General Meeting February 5-6 in Winnipeg. Here is a list of the 17 resolutions that were passed at the meeting: Maintenance of Service Ro read more..

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Manitoba Beef Producers Celebrates 40 Years

2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Manitoba Beef Producers. The group held its AGM this week in Brandon. The theme this year was 'Proud Past, Promising Future'. "I think we're very proud of our past... read more..

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Canada Will Develop A Rural Economic Development Strategy

The Federal Government set up a new ministry last month under Infrastructure Canada. Bernadette Jordan was named the Minister of Rural Economic Development. She’s from a rural riding in Nova S... read more..

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Edible Bean Growers Gather In Altona And Portage

It was another great turnout for this year's Edible Bean Meetings. Attendance in Portage on Wednesday was about 140, while roughly 125 people came out to the meeting Thursday in Altona. There were al... read more..

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African Swine Fever Continues To Spread

Those in attendance at the Manitoba Swine Seminar this week got an update on African Swine Fever. Dr. Egan Brockhoff with Prairie Swine Health Services says the disease has spread throughout China an... read more..

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StatsCan Stocks Report Doesn't Surprise Market Analyst

On Tuesday, February 5, Stats Canada released their stocks of principal field crops report. It shows at the end of 2018, total stocks of most major field crops in Canada were down from 2017, exc... read more..

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KAP Hosts AGM In Winnipeg

Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) delegates are meeting this week in Winnipeg for the farm lobby group's Annual General Meeting. During his opening statement, President Bill Campbell talked abo read more..

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Potato 'Revolution' Underway In China

A potato "revolution" is underway in China. That from Dr Peter VanderZaag, of Sunrise Potato in Ontario, who has been working in China for the past 33 years. He was the keynote speaker last week at ... read more..

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Stats Can Releases Dec Stocks Report

  As of December 31, 2018, total stocks of most major field crops in Canada were down from the same date in 2017. Total stocks for wheat, barley, soybeans, corn for grain, lentil read more..

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Governments Invest Over $1.1 Million In Farm Safety

The Canadian and Manitoba governments are investing more than $1.1 million over five years in Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) to deliver the Farm Safety Program. Manitoba Agriculture Minister R... read more..

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Free Disease Testing Available For Manitoba Canola Growers Members

  The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) is offering free disease testing for its members. Members are entitled to one free test per year for clubroot, glyphosate-resistant kochia, and read more..

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Forward Hog Contract Prices Weaken

  Forward hog contract prices have softened a little bit. Tyler Fulton is the Director of Risk Management with Hams Marketing Services. "They finished last week a bit higher, but in general th read more..

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Drought Proofing Your Feed Supply

Increasing overall pasture production is key to helping beef producers overcome drought situations. Dr. Bruce Anderson, extension forage specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, says legumes... read more..

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