Come to see what’s new, stay to see the glimpses into farms of old

They come to see the shiny new technology, but Canada’s Farm Progress Show visitors are also drawn to the sometimes-shiny old equipment that came before. Stan Bowes of Regina says he never gets to tour the show grounds to see the new machinery because he’s so busy in the antiques area answering questions. Young and […] Read more

Innovation awards first up as Farm Progress Show gets underway

Canada’s Farm Progress Show has kicked off for 2016 with innovation awards for new equipment. Receiving a gold standard award from a panel of judges were: Maverick Industries Ltd. of Morden, Man., for its horizontal fuel tank pump guard and solar power supply pack; Devloo Roto Mud Scrapers of Somerset, Man., for a canola green […] Read more

Sell feedgrains early to avoid competition

Late seeding limits U.S. yields | Too early for price predictions, says analyst

REGINA — A CWB analyst says the downside potential for new crop prices might not be as bad as the U.S. Department of Agriculture projects. However, Neil Townsend told a forum at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina last week that market volatility is the only sure thing about grain and oilseed markets in 2013-14. […] Read more

Rainy day boosts farm show attendance

Rainy, windy days make organizers and exhibitors at Canada’s Farm Progress Show happy. Attendance during a stormy June 20 set an all-time record for that weekday of more than 21,000 people. Final attendance figures were pegged at about 45,000 and show manager Rob O’Connor described the event as fantastic. That was even as the show […] Read more