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A Leg up on the Competition

Jeff Melchior No matter what point you are at in life, chances are, somewhere along the way you had a mentor. Be it a parent,...

A Quick Guide to Choosing Your Ag School

By Jeff Melchior Today’s agriculture school is not your dad’s agriculture school. Although fundamental skills such as agronomy and equipment operation are still the bread-and-butter...

What is Delta T and why is it Important for Spraying?

By Tom Wolf Delta T, also known as “wet bulb depression,” is an atmospheric moisture parameter whose use in spraying has made its way to...

Dry Down

By Alexis Kienlen Grain dryers are becoming increasingly useful in Prairie farming and more farmers are snapping them up. Scott Keller, who farms in New...

Consider Low-Stress Weaning This Fall

By Karin Schmid It’s easy to see why weaning is stressful on calves: sudden deprivation of milk and social contact with mothers, being handled for...

Grain Market Analysis: The Struggle of Quality and Quantity

As winter closes in, and with harvest now behind us, markets should generally stabilize some as buyers focus on trying to establish the quality...

Tried and True

Some dilemmas, such as choosing a Porsche, Mercedes or BMW, are nice to have. The farming equivalent might be wheat, canola and oats, as...

Tiny and Mighty

A perpetual thorn in farmers’ sides, pests and diseases require much time, energy and money to control. At large-scale industrial operations and small family...

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