John Deere’s new ExactEmerge planter will allow corn and soybean growers to seed at speeds of up to 10 miles per hour, while maintaining accurate seed placement. John Deere’s Kelby Krueger gives us the low down on the new planter at San Antonio’s Commodity Classic.
Michelin is introducing a new addition to its AgriBib tire line later this year. It’s designed to handle bigger loads on front-wheel assist tractors, and can also be used in row-crop applications on large, four-wheel drive machines. Micheline previewed the new tire at Commodity Classic in San Antonio last month and Lisa Guenther was on […]
FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais talks about competitive advantages that have helped Mexico on the world stage, and the opportunities for Canada in this market.
In part one of his interview, Colin Rush, Senior Director of Regional Sales at Case IH, shares his big-picture-view of the aq equipment industry, including technology’s important role in making equipment more efficient.
Victor Aideyan, Senior Risk Management Consultant with HISGRAIIN Commodities Inc., explains how basis price is determined and how it can effect your bottom line. Key points: • The term ‘basis’ refers to the price of a commodity adjusted by your local elevator. • Basis price is the local cash price for a commodity, minus the […]
Is now the right time for new equipment? How much profit will you see from this year’s crop? Analyzing the numbers is easy when you have accounting software designed for agriculture. There are a number of ag-specific accounting software programs on the market. Which one is right for you? Key Points •Take control of your […]
Get a look into 2014 with FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais. He’ll give insight on why demand for farm land could be stabilizing, the continued impact of COOL, a new U.S. Farm Bill, a strengthening red meat sector and more. Key points: • Lower crop prices could stabilize the value of farm land, but […]
There’s been a lot of talk about pushing soybeans north. And many farmers would like to add corn to their rotations, too. But how far north can you really go with these crops? In 2013, the Western Applied Research Corporation (WARC) tried several corn and soybean varieties at Scott, Saskatchewan. Tristan Coelho, research assistant at […]
J.P. Gervais, FCC Chief Agricultural Economist, explains landlord-tenant interaction and how communicating about crops and agriculture can help maintain positive relationships. You’ll learn the basics of setting a rental price fair to both parties, some factors that typically influence land rental contracts and why written contracts are better than verbal.
FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais explains the advantages India has in the global economy and what you need to know to compete in that market.