Waterlogged crops, pastures frustrate northern Man. farmers

When Doug Northcott looks at his canola, he sees swaths of income slowly rotting away on fields too wet to work. When he looks into his bins, he sees lots that needs attention right now, but he can’t do that either. “We’ve got grain to dry but we can’t move around (the yard) really because […] Read more


Getting grain in, getting moisture out

Harvest | Grain that comes off the field cool with high moisture content will require on-farm drying

Poor harvest conditions in many areas have increased the likelihood that a significant portion of this year’s crop will need to be conditioned before it is sold or stored. The window for prairie farmers to harvest dry, high quality grain is closing, says Edgar Harder, a farmer from North Battleford, Sask. “We’re going to get […] Read more