Agriculure Industry News

$2.9M investment in Manitoba dairy industry will help revamp the Glenlea Research Station

<h2>Governments and industry are contributing to the upgrades</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank">Diego Flammini</a><br /> Assistant Editor, North American Content<br /> Farms.com</p> The Glenlea Research Station dairy barn at the University of Manitoba will receive much-needed upgrades...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/2-9m-investment-in-manitoba-dairy-industry-will-help-revamp-the-glenlea-research-station-196.aspx'>read more</a>

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Precision Agriculture Conference Will Showcase Innovations and Practical Farm Results.

The Farms.com Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase will host a large group world-class precision agriculture professionals and producers in Saskatoon on October 25, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel Saskatoon. The conference will include an agenda packed with visiting and local industry experts who will be providing both keynot...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/precision-agriculture-conference-will-showcase-innovations-and-practical-farm-results-191.aspx'>read more</a>

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Below-normal year for fusarium levels in wheat

<h2>The cereal crop shows low levels of the disease at harvest so far</h2> By Kaitlynn Anderson</p> Farms.com</p> </p> Ontario wheat producers have a new reason to celebrate this year.</p> <a>Despite the heavy rainfall in some parts of the province, </a>fusarium levels have been below normal this year.</p> “In terms of distri...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/below-normal-year-for-fusarium-levels-in-wheat-173.aspx'>read more</a>

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John Deere equipment features heavily during BigIron auction

<h2>Auction occurred on August 16</h2> <span class="shop-subhead">FARM POWER</span></p> Farms.com Auction Report<br /> By Farms.com Media</p> People were seeing green during an August 16 BigIron auction as many of the top selling items were John Deere equipment.</p> A 2014 John Deere S680 combine from Newport, Arkansas sold for US...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/john-deere-equipment-features-heavily-during-bigiron-auction-172.aspx'>read more</a>

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Alberta farmer finds her mother-in-law’s engagement ring after 13 years

<h2>Mary Grams lost the ring in 2004</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank">Diego Flammini</a><br /> Assistant Editor, North American Content<br /> Farms.com</p> Pardon the pun but a farmer from Armena, Alta., found a one – carrot – diamond engagement ring in a garden on her family’s 105 y...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/alberta-farmer-finds-her-mother-in-law-s-engagement-ring-after-13-years-151.aspx'>read more</a>

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Amount of U.S. corn in the dough stage jumps by almost 20 percent in one week

<h2>North Carolina and Tennessee lead the country in terms of corn in this stage</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank">Diego Flammini</a><br /> Assistant Editor, North American Content<br /> Farms.com</p> The percentage of the total U.S. corn crop in the dough stage increased by 19 percen...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/amount-u-s-corn-in-the-dough-stage-jumps-by-almost-20-percent-in-one-week-150.aspx'>read more</a>

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FARM 911 project hopes to help first responders locate farms quickly

<h2>The initiative officially launches during the Hastings County Ploughing Match and Farm Show</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank">Diego Flammini</a><br /> Assistant Editor, North American Content<br /> Farms.com</p> <a>Members of Ontario’s agricultural community hope that a new initia...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/farm-911-project-hopes-to-help-first-responders-locate-farms-quickly-149.aspx'>read more</a>

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The ’Grass Gals’ will attempt to set a Guinness record for silage harvesting on Saturday

<h2>About 40 women will participate</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank">Diego Flammini</a><br /> Assistant Editor, North American Content<br /> Farms.com</p> A Guinness world record for silage harvesting could be set in Mount Melleray Abbey in Waterford, Ireland, by the time the weekend...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/the-grass-gals-will-attempt-to-set-a-guinness-record-for-silage-harvesting-on-saturday-131.aspx'>read more</a>

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Warmer U.S. winter could contribute to nitrogen loss

<h2>The Old Farmer’s Almanac released its latest long range forecast</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank">Diego Flammini</a><br /> Assistant Editor, North American Content<br /> Farms.com</p> If <em>The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s</em> long range forecast for the United States holds true and ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/warmer-u-s-winter-could-contribute-to-nitrogen-loss-130.aspx'>read more</a>

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Organ transplants from pigs may be viable in the future

<h2>CRISPR technology allowed researchers to eliminate interfering viruses</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kaitlynn-anderson.aspx" target="_blank">Kaitlynn Anderson</a></p> Farms.com</p> </p> Pork producers may be excited to learn that there could be a new <a>market</a>for pigs in the future.</p> The reason? Tra...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/organ-transplants-from-pigs-may-be-viable-in-the-future-129.aspx'>read more</a>

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