This week on ‘Between The Rows’

Episode 192, Sept. 24, 2020

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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show looks to lock in land base

GFM plans to buy research land for eastern Discovery Farm

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show goes digital this week, its operator is preparing to secure its real-world footprint in southern Ontario and put that real estate to year-round work. Glacier FarmMedia and the Ontario government on Tuesday announced their intent to work toward a land deal with the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO), which […] Read more

Ernie Hardeman, Ontario's minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs makes an announcement at the site of Canada's Outdoor Farm Show Sept. 15, 2020.

Discovery Farm Woodstock to be established at COFS site

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show owner to purchase site, create farmer-led research centre

Reading Time: 2 minutes Glacier FarmMedia, parent company of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS), is purchasing 100 acres, the current site of the show, from the province. The purchase will enable the company to establish Discovery Farm Woodstock, to provide COFS with a permanent home and create a centre for applied agriculture research. The land had been owned by […] Read more

Canada’s Digital Farm Show will feature equipment and crop demonstrations along with a focus on innovations.

Digital show to deliver Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show experience to farmers

Equipment, crop demonstrations and networking will continue, but will be delivered digitally

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show has launched a new digital event to serve as a virtual meeting place for hundreds of agricultural companies and thousands of farmers. With dozens of Ontario agricultural events cancelled into the fall of 2020, Canada’s Digital Farm Show will serve as a meeting place for farmers and the sector. Why it matters: There […] Read more

Machinery demonstrations are a popular part of Canada's Outdoor Farm Show.

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show cancelled, digital event planned

Social distancing would be challenging at such a large event with COVID-19 restrictions

Reading Time: 2 minutes The largest event in Ontario agriculture will not go ahead in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, which draws tens of thousands of farmers to its Woodstock site, showcases growing crop plots, ride and drives, and live demonstrations of equipment working fields. The event was scheduled for Sept. 15 to 17. Why […] Read more


This week on ‘Between The Rows’

Episode 192, Sept. 24, 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute To hear the latest episode of Between The Rows, CLICK HERE. The show is also available to you each week through Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.  

Norbert Beaujot and the Dot autonomous power platform he developed, with a new crop planter prototype attached, at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.

Dot power platform comes to Ontario

The autonomous machine now has a planter attachment, critical to the Ontario market

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ontario farmers recently got their first look at the Canadian-designed Dot Technology Corp. autonomous power platform and several implements — including a first look at a planter prototype. The machine was part of twice-daily demonstrations at the recent Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show near Woodstock. Dot — named for president and owner Norbert Beaujot’s mother Dorothy […] Read more



Pearce: Autonomous platform makes Eastern Canada debut

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been dubbed “the future of agriculture” and for the first time, farmers in Eastern Canada had the opportunity to see the Dot A-U1 Power Platform with in-field demonstrations at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. The precision ag system, designed by Dot Technology Corp., attracted considerable attention going through its paces during the annual ag showcase, […] Read more

VIDEO: Flip and Win with Farmtario prize winners!

Reading Time: < 1 minute At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) on Sept. 12, Farmtario and Kubota awarded the grand prize of a 2019 Kubota X1120D RTV ($19,000 value) in the ‘Flip and Win’ contest. Listed below is the name of our grand prize winner and our monthly bonus prize winners. Grand prize: Kubota RTV – Chris Stubbe Monthly bonus […] Read more