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Understanding Drought 2021: Part 2

Understanding Drought 2021: Part 2

Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist The last blog was dedicated to discussing drought and the history of droughts on the Prairies and Northern Great Plains over the last 100 years. I also discussed soil moisture and provided some ideas on how to manage...

Case Study: Improve bottom line and overall land sustainability

Case Study: Improve bottom line and overall land sustainability

About: “Myee” is the northern property in the Lake Hawdon farming enterprise headquartered in Southern Australia. Tucked away on the edge of New South Wales in the South West Slopes region near Grenfell, Myee spans approximately 2,600 hectares. With 10% of the land...

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    Understanding Drought 2021: Part 1

    Understanding Drought 2021: Part 1

    Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist I distinctly recall sitting in a room in the John Mitchell Building for my first soil fertility class. The professor walked in and said, “Just remember – the most limiting nutrient in crop production in Saskatchewan...

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    Case Study: Risk Management and Yield Optimization

    Case Study: Risk Management and Yield Optimization

    About: Mark Keating and his family have been farming for more than 100 years, producing a variety of crops ranging from yellow peas, canola, and soybeans to hemp, oats, and barley. While many growers find it challenging to maintain one business, Mark Keating owns and...

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    Weed of the Year? Three Tips for Dealing with Kochia

    Weed of the Year? Three Tips for Dealing with Kochia

    Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist A couple of years ago, I wrote a series of blogs under the heading The Weed of The Week. This blog today might very well be titled The Weed of the Year. From what I have seen in the fields, along with the phone calls...

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    Grow More Green Spotlight: Trevor Scherman

    Grow More Green Spotlight: Trevor Scherman

    ABOUT T. Scherman Acres Ltd is a 6600-acre family farm that grows wheat, peas, canola, and lentils. Since Trevor’s grandfather arrived in 1929, the farm has changed hands within the family through the generations. Location: Saskatchewan, Canada Farmers Edge...

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    How to Profit on Protein Premiums

    How to Profit on Protein Premiums

    Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist I spoke with a crop consultant this week in western Kansas, where the harvesting season is well underway. He noted that not only was he seeing protein coming in lower than anticipated, but it was also lower than...

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    Understanding Drought 2021: Part 2

    Understanding Drought 2021: Part 2

    Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist The last blog was dedicated to discussing drought and the history of droughts on the Prairies and Northern Great Plains over the last 100 years. I also discussed soil moisture and provided some ideas on how to manage...

    read more
    Understanding Drought 2021: Part 1

    Understanding Drought 2021: Part 1

    Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist I distinctly recall sitting in a room in the John Mitchell Building for my first soil fertility class. The professor walked in and said, “Just remember – the most limiting nutrient in crop production in Saskatchewan...

    read more
    Farmers Edge Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

    Farmers Edge Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

    WINNIPEG, MB – August 12, 2021 – Farmers Edge Inc. (“Farmers Edge” or the “Company”) (TSX: FDGE), a pure- play digital agriculture company reported its financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2021. All amounts are expressed in Canadian...

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    Case Study: Risk Management and Yield Optimization

    Case Study: Risk Management and Yield Optimization

    About: Mark Keating and his family have been farming for more than 100 years, producing a variety of crops ranging from yellow peas, canola, and soybeans to hemp, oats, and barley. While many growers find it challenging to maintain one business, Mark Keating owns and...

    read more
    Weed of the Year? Three Tips for Dealing with Kochia

    Weed of the Year? Three Tips for Dealing with Kochia

    Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist A couple of years ago, I wrote a series of blogs under the heading The Weed of The Week. This blog today might very well be titled The Weed of the Year. From what I have seen in the fields, along with the phone calls...

    read more
    Grow More Green Spotlight: Trevor Scherman

    Grow More Green Spotlight: Trevor Scherman

    ABOUT T. Scherman Acres Ltd is a 6600-acre family farm that grows wheat, peas, canola, and lentils. Since Trevor’s grandfather arrived in 1929, the farm has changed hands within the family through the generations. Location: Saskatchewan, Canada Farmers Edge...

    read more
    How to Profit on Protein Premiums

    How to Profit on Protein Premiums

    Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist I spoke with a crop consultant this week in western Kansas, where the harvesting season is well underway. He noted that not only was he seeing protein coming in lower than anticipated, but it was also lower than...

    read more