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Air assist

IMPROVED COVERAGE IN CORN

A FARM OPERATION near Dresden, Ont. bought a used 2010 Miller Condor with a Spray Air boom from Indiana. Their goal was to improve spray coverage in onion and tomatoes with the air-assist feature. On [Read more]

Policy Development

New U.S. Farm Bill

ISSUES STILL TO BE RESOLVED

AS THE U.S. Congress went into recess for the month of August, the Senate and the House of Representatives had each passed a 2018 farm bill, but the versions differed on key provisions and will [Read more]

Features

Extreme weather

THUNDERSTORM SAFETY IN THE FIELD

FARMING IS ALMOST synonymous with the weather. Good or bad weather can make or break a growing season for a farmer — so it’s important to be very in-tune with current and forecasted weather to [Read more]