Nathan Erickson, a veterinarian with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about some of the challenges cattle producers have faced this summer in some parts of the Prairies and two of the high risk periods seen for pneumonia in calves. (recorded at Ag in Motion 2019)
At last week’s Ag in Motion, 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
In its fifth anniversary year, Ag in Motion welcomed 30,474 attendees through the gates and featured 552 exhibitors. Wednesday, July 17 was the biggest day on record for the show in its five-year history, with attendance reaching 12,660. “The show just continues to grow,” says Show Director Rob O’Connor. “We’re up to 552 exhibitors – […] Read more
Congratulations to the spring 2019 bursary recipients of the Friends of the Canadian Simmental Foundation. They include Cathryn Thompson, Riley Chalack, Lisa Reich, Alexandra Lee and Tia Schram. Cathryn Thompson grew up on a cow-calf operation near Calahoo, Alta. She has served as Alberta’s representative on the national Young Canadian Simmental Association (YCSA) board and […] Read more
Langham, Sask. — Living up to its name, Glacier FarmMedia’s Ag in Motion has reached its five-year anniversary with no sign of slowing down. “It’s very exciting for me personally to have a show that the group of us started from a canola field into an event that’s now grown to the size that it […] Read more
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
A well-curated collection of useful exhibits and engaging demonstrations awaited the droves of livestock producers that took in Ag in Motion 2018. Vehicles lined the roads leading to the Ag in Motion site at Langham, Sask., each morning of the show, running July 17-19. Numerous attendees visited Livestock Central, located in the southwestern corner of […] 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.