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VIDEO: Breeding corn for cows, not combines

VIDEO: Breeding corn for cows, not combines

Driving down the road you’d be hard-pressed to distinguish the difference between a grain or silage corn crop, but your cow surely knows the difference when it comes to nutrition and digestibility. In this video, Tyler Russell of NorthStar Genetics talks about what traits are important to cattle and to the producers who harvest the […] Read more

VIDEO: Collecting feed samples for testing

VIDEO: Collecting feed samples for testing

Getting a representative feed sample of what your cattle are eating is essential due to this year’s drought conditions. In particular, you should be mindful of high nitrate levels that may have accumulated in forages from plant stress. In this video, Jenay Werle with Saskatchewan Agriculture shows where to place your cut for a proper […] Read more

Exhibitors display their cattle during the beef show at Langham, Sask.

Ag in Motion launches inaugural Livestock Days

Purely Purebred, news from the September 27, 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Livestock producers and exhibitors from across Western Canada came out to Ag in Motion’s In-Person Livestock Days to check out livestock exhibits, stock dog trials and cattle shows to name a few of the goings-on. The in-person event was held Aug. 20 and 21 at Langham, Sask. Both days were jam-packed with seminars and demos. […] Read more

VIDEO: Testing the quality of livestock water

VIDEO: Testing the quality of livestock water

Do you have confidence in the water supply your livestock is drinking? Drought conditions this season not only put a lot of stress on pastures and hay crops, but also the quality of water in dugouts. At this past summer’s Ag in Motion, Catherine Lang with Saskatchewan Agriculture talked about what hazards producers should be […] Read more

Feed strategies discussed at upcoming Ag in Motion digital event

Feed strategies discussed at upcoming Ag in Motion digital event

Amid extremely dry prairie conditions, livestock farmers and ranchers are looking for strategies to help them with the production impacts and challenging decisions they are facing for their operations. The August 26 digital event day will feature sessions to address the areas of grazing, feed, forage and the current state of the agriculture industry during […] Read more

Ag in Motion, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to deliver information all year, beginning with seeding

News Roundup from the March 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

With current COVID-19 restrictions making gathering in person uncertain this summer, organizers at Ag in Motion and Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show are ensuring producers have information and tools at their fingertips throughout the year with the launch of a year-long digital offering beginning in March. “There is still so much uncertainty in 2021, and while […] Read more

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Glacier’s outdoor ag shows preparing digital event lineup

Each show to host multiple online events during 2021

The company hosting Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show and its western counterpart, Ag in Motion, plans to use the online platforms it set up in 2020 to instead host multiple smaller online events this year. Both outdoor ag shows hosted by Winnipeg-based Glacier FarmMedia — the owner of this website — went online in 2020 due […] Read more

Jared Epp during his stock dog demonstration at Ag in Motion in 2019.

Livestock Central goes live online

Ag in Motion Special Event Feature

Livestock Central has always been an important part of Ag in Motion, and organizers have worked hard to ensure the digital event will be no different. From livestock feeding technology and stock dog demos to the Livestock and Forage Speaker Series, a variety of interactive options are available digitally for registered guests. Digital Livestock and […] Read more