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Agriculture This Week - The buzz on robot bees

Agriculture This Week - The buzz on robot bees

By pure happenstance a post came across my social media feed last week regarding mechanical bees.
Agriculture This Week - Talking about mental health a positive thing

Agriculture This Week - Talking about mental health a positive thing

It is interesting how it can take just the right push to get people talking about an important issue, one that there had been little discussion about for far too long.

A mission trip to South America

South America is a long way from my farm near Reston, Manitoba. I left home on November 11 as the farmer representative on the South American leg of the 2018 Canadian wheat new crop missions.
Winter walk

Winter walk

As winter descended upon Saskatchewan area cattle producers began moving their cattle from summer pasture as was the case with this group of Herefords on the move at Sorefoot Creek Farm near Willowbrook.
Agriculture officials meet in Mexico

Agriculture officials meet in Mexico

The Tri-National Accord is an annual meeting of officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States. The 27th annual meeting of the Tri-National Agricultural Accord took place in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico from October 16 to 18, 2018.
Ranch rodeo

Ranch rodeo

Saturday afternoon at Harvest Showdown was the ranch rodeo, with teams applying the skills they use on the farm to a variety of competitions, including a barrel race (pictured above) and cattle sorting.
Cattle on display

Cattle on display

The Cornerstone Credit Union Commercial Cattle Show and FCC Breeders’ Alley were part of the cattle side of Grain Millers Harvest Showdown in the city last week.
Heavy load

Heavy load

The Sask-Tel Horse-Power Showcase at Grain Millers Harvest Showdown in Yorkton was held Wednesday and Thursday evening including a number of equine-related events. Among those was Dave’s Diesel Heavy Horse Pills.
Repeat winner for Clydesdale Cup

Repeat winner for Clydesdale Cup

On the heels of multiple wins at the World Clydesdale Show in Madison, WI., in October, Linda Banga captured her second Clydesdale Breeders Cup at this year’s Grain Millers Harvest Showdown in Yorkton.
The future of farming

The future of farming

The future of agriculture is sitting in school right now, and Grain Millers Harvest Showdown had school tours giving kids the chance to learn all about farming, including using VR and learning how someone can test the quality of Canola.