Posts Categorized: Farming


The Evolution of Ag Websites Online

For all you ag readers under the age of 30, or the age of Google, you may not understand how all us oldies found information. In 1996 there wasn’t much to find, and it certainly couldn’t be found easily . This was the days of Angelfire, or the Canadian equivalent at Sympatico. Most ISP’s allowed…


2016 Soybean Farm Trial Results

2016 presented me with an opportunity to plan some soybean trials. The perfect location, perfect soil comparisons, and hopefully the time to do it right. Original plan was to run some simple variety plots of the 5 different varieties I had booked from several seed companies. When discussing my seeding plans¬†with one seed rep, he…

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Tips for making the most of your day in the tractor cab

¬† Been asked in the past by some of my Twitter followers about how I set things up in my tractor cab to make things go a little easier everyday. In the past I have been the guy that never gets to drive a tractor since I am the lowest guy on the seniority scale.…

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Assiniboine River Flood of 2011

2011 was a record year for flooding in the Assiniboine River Valley, an unprecedented snowpack in Saskatchewan combined with untimely rains made for 52,000 cfs of water arriving at Portage la Prairie. But that was more than the dikes downstream and the Portage Diversion were designed to handle. After causing devastation in cities like Minot…

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Who in their right mind wants a Jack Russell Terrier?

After being around Jack Russell Terriers all my married life, this “pup” is quite the handful. They definitely have a mind of their own and are very protective, but they need an attitude adjustment once in a while. I think the issue is they think they are “people” Anybody else have one? They are good…


Welcome to the New

I know what you’re thinking, What do we need another Blog for? Isn’t the Internet full yet? No it isn’t and this blog will be an extension of my @webfarmer Twitter account . Sometimes you need to have more than 140 characters to say what you want to say. Whether anybody agrees, or cares for…