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VIDEO: WEEDit takes to the field at Crops-A-Palooza

Tom Wolf of Sprayers 101 and Jesper Voois explain how the spot sprayer targets individual weeds

At Crops-A-Palooza in Carberry on July 24, Tom Wolf of Sprayers 101 spoke about the possible in crop use of WEEDit, although the green on brown technology is largely used for burn off, since it doesn’t differentiate between the green of a crop and green of the weeds. Jesper Voois, product specialist with Rometron, goes […] Read more


Stock dogs. Man’s best friend for moving livestock

At Ag in Motion in July, stock dog handler and trainer Jared Epp offered a demonstration and shared his experiences of how man’s best friend can be a valuable tool to help move livestock in the field. In this video, Epp discusses the three “ins” he looks for in dogs to be successful at moving […] Read more

VIDEO: Bean development in Manitoba

Lower temperatures early in the season have slowed growth to some extent

So, how are soybeans and dry beans faring in Manitoba this crop season? At the recent Crop Diagnostic School, Dennis Lange, provincial pulse crop specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, offers what he’s seeing in terms of crop development in the province, the impact that weather has had for growers so far this year, and what options […] Read more




VIDEO: Know your grasshopper stages before deciding to spray

If you hit your fields early, you could end up spraying twice

You’ve got grasshoppers in your fields, but before you fill up your sprayer to help limit the damage – and their appetites – do you know what growth stage you’re looking at? In this video, John Gavloski, entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture, offers his experience on staging grasshoppers and why their third to fourth juvenile stage […] Read more



VIDEO: How to treat grasshoppers that have made the jump to your fields

What to look for when deciding to spray for the voracious pest

If you’re seeing plenty of grasshoppers in your fields, you’re likely far from alone. John Gavloski, entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture, said at the Crop Diagnostic School on July 9 that populations have been on the increase for about three years. So, what action should you take if you see these hungry pests eating your crop? […] Read more