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Bees “bee-have” to form bee beard

Ian Steppler, who runs the honey production part of Steppler Farms, ‘grew’ a bee beard with the help of his assistant, Carrie Martindale, to the delight of 117 beekeepers attending an event put on in co-operation with the Manitoba Beekeepers Association. Video footage recorded June 16, 2018 at Steppler Farms, near Deerwood, Man. Video editing […] Read more



Major storm hits Southern Manitoba

Southern Manitoba is taking stock after major storms on June 14 brought a confirmed tornado touchdown near Waskada, Man., while a wide swath near the international border saw anywhere from quarter and toonie-sized hail to ice chunks the size of softballs. Total crop damage has yet to be determined.



June 15-30 | AGCO Introduces IDEAL Combine to North America

AGCO is set to unveil their IDEAL Combine at Canada's Farm Progress Show in Regina, Saskatchewan from June 20-22. AgDealer's Spencer Myers and Grainews' Scott Garvey had a chance to see the combine a few months ago while visiting Agritechnica, and these are Scott's initial thoughts on the IDEAL Combine from AGCO.



Weed ID day comes to Brandon

Manitoba Co-operator reporter Alexis Stockford recently met with provincial weed experts at one of two recent weed identification days to hear about some of the key points to watch for when identifying weeds as seedlings. The events were held in Carman and Brandon in the second-last week of May.




June 1 – 15: 2018 Grainews Machinery Challenge Preview

AgDealer's Spencer Myers and Scott Garvey from Grainews travel to Langam, Saskatchewan for a preview of the 2018 Grainews Machinery Challenge. Scott breaks down which machines we'll be testing, what tasks we'll be testing them with, and where you can find the results.