August 15 – 31: 2020 UTV Challenge: Part 1

GFM's Spencer Myers and Grainews' former machinery editor Scott Garvey put four of the latest UTV models through a vigorous test to see how they compare and how they would fit in on the average Canadian farm. Video by Dylan Paradis.

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August 15 – 31: Making cover crops work in Manitoba

Yvonne Lawley with the University of Manitoba goes over her AgDays 2020 presentation that looked at the types of cover crops that grow well in Manitoba and how implementing the right cover crop “cocktail” in your rotation can help improve soil health and improve yields. Video by Greg Berg.

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Managing soil health from the ground up

Reading Time: < 1 minute Soil scientist Stephen Crittenden with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada offered a presentation earlier this year on soil health. As producers are likely to face more and new extremes that challenge their crops, identifying management practices that complement the soil and water in their respective growing regions will be essential. It’s a better understanding that has […] Read more



August 1 – 15: Can-Am Defender Pro Review

Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey goes to Texas to evaluate the new Can-Am Defender Pro and Defender Max UTVs. Scott provides his impressions of the performance of both vehicles from behind the wheel during the testing days as he takes the vehicles across some very rough terrain. Video by Scott Garvey.

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August 1 – 15: Western Bean Cutworm

Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney, speaks with Matt Rundle, sales agronomist with Harriston Agromart, about Western Bean Cutworm scouting.

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VIDEO: Western Bean Cutworm

Field Talk with Matt Rundle: Ideal timing for scouting of WBC is now

Reading Time: < 1 minute On this edition of Field Talk, Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney, speaks with Matt Rundle, sales agronomist with Harriston Agromart, about Western Bean Cutworm scouting. Rundle says the ideal timing to scout this nasty pest is now. Peak moth flight, and egg masses are the best things to look for within grower’s fields. Western Bean Cutworm […] Read more



VIDEO: Fungicide in corn silage

Field Talk with Michelle Baker: For clean crop, fungicide in corn silage is ideal

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this edition of Field Talk, Farmtario reporter Jennifer Glenney speaks with agronomist Michelle Baker at Millstone Crop Service in Blyth, Ont., about considerations when using fungicides on corn destined for silage. Baker says fungicide in corn silage is beneficial in preventing harsh diseases such as Northern Corn Leaf Blight to maintain a healthy, clean, […] Read more