Business Management

7 practices to improve farm management

Farm Management Canada has identified seven practices that are common
among top farmers. One is to have a written business plan that they follow and
review annually. Only 26 per cent of farmers do this, according to an FMC survey.

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BeGrainSafe: Tips for safe grain handling

From climbing bins to cleaning out bridged grain to moving augers around power lines, the job of handling grain has many potential hazards. It helps to recognize risk scenarios and take measures to get the job done safely.

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Why are low-yielding areas low yielding?

low-yielding area

Low-yielding areas might contribute more to the bottom line by cutting inputs to reduce losses or increasing inputs to improve profitability. The choice depends on answering the question in the headline.

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Canola seed advances for 2018

Dekalb has a strong focus on blackleg resistance, offering diversity in sources of major resistance within the current portfolio as well as future pipeline, says Dave Kelner, canola portfolio manager for Monsanto

Stacking of popular traits, including pod-shatter tolerance and enhanced disease resistance, is an important agronomic theme for the 2018 class of canola seed.

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