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Low-stress cattle handling instruction with Dylan Biggs.

Ag in Motion livestock programming draws impressive crowds

Farm Shows: News Roundup from the August 2018 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

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

VIDEO: Keeping an eye on your livestock water supply

Ag in Motion 2018: Now, there's an app for that

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

Mike Millar leads off the cattle handling facility demos at Ag in Motion 2018.

VIDEO: Cattle handling facilities at Ag in Motion

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.

Ag in Motion sets single-day record

Glacier FarmMedia’s outdoor farm show Ag in Motion has wrapped its 2018 edition and booked a single-day record for attendance. The show, held July 17-19 near Langham, Sask., northwest of Saskatoon, reported three-day attendance of 30,355, including record attendance of 11,425 on the Wednesday. That single-day gate included more attendees than the three-day total for […] Read more

New products showcased at AIM

Equipment: News Roundup from the September 2017 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Clear blue July skies welcomed a record 409 exhibitors and 25,787 visitors to the third year of Ag in Motion near Saskatoon. Livestock Central, sponsored by BMO, forged ahead in its second year running with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture helping to put on a livestock and forage speaker series all three days, featuring Curt […] Read more

Dieci Agri Tech 35.7 VS

One of the two telehandlers Grainews put to the test this year was the Dieci Agri Tech 35.7 VS. It’s a hybrid design meant to appeal to farmers, with a rear PTO, hydraulic remotes (two on our test machine) and a three-point hitch. It comes in at a price point lower than the Merlo, with[...]
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Kubota SSV 75 skid steer

Most farmers are no strangers to a skid steer loader. There are several makes and models popular with farmers on the market now, so we included Kubota’s largest model, the SSV 75, in our test group. We wanted to see how it stacks up not only to other skids steers but where it lands in[...]
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