Quick change metering cassettes provide a range for seed or fertilizer from 1.4 to 357 pounds per acre. The large diameter cassettes keep the peripheral speed of the seed low to reduce damage.  |  Ron Lyseng photo

Speed offsets size in new disc drill

Growers place more importance on precision than size when seeding high-value crops that require precise placement

LANGHAM, Sask. — Speed and seed placement are more important than size when selecting a disc drill. Amazone attended this summer’s Ag In Motion farm show to promote that idea, debuting its new Cirrus 4003 drill. The German-built drills are available as one hopper or two hopper units with a capacity of 102 bushels, says […] Read more

Morris introduced its new Quantum drill at Ag In Motion, billing it as a seeding machine with a possible double-duty future as a cultivator.  The morning demo featured the cultivator component.  The afternoon demo featured the drill component.  |  Ron Lyseng photo

Driller and tiller: seeder has heavy-duty ideas

LANGHAM, Sask. — The new dual purpose Morris Quantum was demonstrated at this summer’s Ag In Motion farm show as both a seed drill and an experimental cultivator. In the 11 a.m. cultivation demonstration on each day of the show, an experimental version of the Quantum did a pass outfitted with 16-inch sweeps and a […] Read more

Mark Kuehn of Trimble explains how farmers can use a Soil Information System to get soil and topographic information that can be used for future decision-making.  |  Barb Glen photo

Mapping soil beneath the surface has benefits

LANGHAM, Sask. — The session at the Ag in Motion farm show near Saskatoon was titled “Uncover the secrets below your soil’s surface.” Mark Kuehn, project manager with Trimble’s Ag Business Solutions sector, was tasked with explaining how that can be done and how Trimble has done it for various clients. The company uses a […] Read more


The Ag in Motion farm show runs until the end of the day on Thursday July 19 near Langham, Sask. | Robin Booker photo

Ag in Motion 2018

The 2018 edition of Ag in Motion has come and gone.  This year there were 459 exhibitors on the 320-acre site near Langham, Sask.! Below you will find some of The Western Producer’s coverage of the event. This page will be updated with more stories as they are published.  New ag school to focus on applied […] Read more

More than 30,000 people attended the Ag in Motion farm show near Langham, Sask. this past week. | Paul Yanko photo

Ag in Motion 2018 – in photos

The 2018 edition of the Ag in Motion farm show has wrapped, and by all accounts it was a great success. Organizers report a total of 30,335 guests passed through the gates of the event, which is a new record. Attendance at the show, both for guests and exhibitors, has steadily grown for each of […] Read more


Market fundamentals suggest grain prices should be higher and it's
only a matter of time before the market figures that out says ProFarmer Canada analyst Mike
Jubinville. | Robin Booker photo

Time to exercise patience says analyst

LANGHAM, Sask. — Now is not the time to be pricing new crop, says a markets analyst. “I don’t want to be selling a darn thing right now,” said Mike Jubinville, analyst with ProFarmer Canada. “Right now is one of those times you just sit on your hands and you wait.” Grain markets have taken […] Read more

The fourth annual expo scheduled to be held near Langham, Sask., on July 17-19 has doubled its acres from last year and encompasses a full section of land.
 | File photo

Ag in Motion outdoor show doubles its acres

Five companies are working together to grow a crop of wheat on the newly purchased land to showcase their programs

The Ag in Motion outdoor farm show continues its record-setting growth. The fourth annual expo scheduled to be held near Langham, Sask., on July 17-19 has doubled its acres from last year and encompasses a full section of land. “We expanded the property we own by another half section,” said Rob O’Connor, show director. “We’re […] Read more

Brett Kissel will appear at the AIM farm show in Langham, Sask. July 17 in support of STARS. | File photo

Sask. farm show AIMs for the STARS with fundraiser gala

Saskatchewan’s agricultural community has again stepped up. “We’re humbled and honoured to be able to have the ag industry support and champion this event to make it such a big success,” said Kim Kroll-Goodwin, manager of events for STARS air ambulance in Saskatchewan. Field of STARS will take place during the Ag in Motion farm […] Read more


Brett Kissel will appear at the AIM farm show in Langham, Sask. July 17 in support of STARS. | File photo

AIM for STARS

Saskatchewan’s agricultural community has again stepped up. “We’re humbled and honoured to be able to have the ag industry support and champion this event to make it such a big success,” said Kim Kroll-Goodwin, manager of events for STARS air ambulance in Saskatchewan. Field of STARS will take place during Ag in Motion in Langham, […] Read more

A TAPPS cart from CPS got farmers attention at the AIM farm show in Langham, Sask. Made by Wadena Steel, the unit weighs up to 80,000 pounds when loaded.  |  Ron Lyseng photo

Turn on the TAPPS for better nitrogen efficiency

LANGHAM, Sask. — Farmers at the recent Ag in Motion show who want to optimize nitrogen uptake were drawn to the rubber- track trailer bearing a pair of 1,200 gallon liquid tanks flanked by a pair of 2,000 gallon anhydrous ammonia tanks. The big rig was the brainchild of Crop Production Services in Sexsmith, Alta., […] Read more