Leah Clark, livestock and feed extension specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture, talks about the one mineral livestock producers need to watch closely to avoid trace mineral deficiencies, the importance of water testing and why you shouldn’t gauge water quality by eye. (Recorded at this year’s Ag in Motion near Saskatoon) Video editing by Greg Berg.
If you made the trip to Ag in Motion this past July, you saw first-hand the scope of all that was on offer for Canadian producers. Livestock Central was no exception as this feature of the show continues to grow with more demonstrations, exhibitors and innovative products for livestock producers. In this video, Lee Hart […] Read more
Livestock producers will temporarily be allowed to cut hay and allow animals to graze on Crown land not normally designated for agricultural use due to dry conditions across parts of the province, Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Pastures and forage crops in parts of Manitoba have been greatly affected by low levels of […] Read more
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay today announced a federal investment of up to $8.3 million to the Organic Federation of Canada, under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriScience Clusters. The research investment, which includes an additional $4.4 million in contributions from industry, will help the organic sector enhance productivity through better soil health and […] Read more
For her presentation, “Keeping No. 2 out of your No. 1 water source,” at Ag in Motion last month, Alicia Sopatyk with Saskatchewan Agriculture spoke about options for livestock producers such as permanent or electric fencing to maintain a sustainable and clean water supply. But for a look in real time as to how that […] Read more
Mowing hay anytime soon? At the forage demonstration at this year’s Ag in Motion, which ran July 17-19, Travis Grubb of Kubota Canada talked about some of the features on Kubota’s DMC8540T mower conditioner.
Daily demonstrations of cattle handling facilities were on display at the Ag in Motion show grounds northwest of Saskatoon, Sask., which ran July 17-19. Seen here are five exhibitors showing how their cattle chute systems work in real world conditions, a popular aspect of the show with attendees. Video editing by Greg Berg.