Author Archives: davesullivan15

About davesullivan15

Ag grad and MBA. Grew up on a Saskatchewan farm and work in the Ag industry

Fall soil testing, cornerstone for the next crop!

  This is reposted from Rob Saik of AgriTrend.  Interesting read. Link to the blog October 6th, 2009 by Robert Saik Over the past 20+ years I have had the opportunity to talk to thousands of farmers across Western Canada … Continue reading

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I knew it was wet down south, but this is ridicoulous!!!

http://youtu.be/ivCv4hPYDfw I had the chance to take a drive down to the south-east corner of Saskatchewan today.  I’ve heard stories about how wet it is, and I had seen the video that I’ve posted when it first came out as … Continue reading

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Time to think…the white space

It is rare for me to find a spare moment in my life these days. Time to relax and just think is hard to come by, between working, playing a sport, looking after my new son Liam, the house and … Continue reading

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Green Party BS – Kevin Hursh

According to the pollsters, nearly a million Canadians support the Green Party. That’s scary when you read their agriculture platform. According to the Greens, we should all be small, organic peasants selling our produce into local markets. Organic agriculture, they … Continue reading

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Super U – Minimize losses in wet year

Super U is a product from Agrotain.  Described as a “granular stabilized nitrogen urea containing NBPT (urease inhibitor) and dicyandiamide (nitrogen stabilizer)”.  So basically it prevents/minimizes volatilization, denitrification, and leaching.  Even simpler, it prevents loss of nirogen. Super U is … Continue reading

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GM Wheat story is wrong…guess it was a joke

A media story has been circulating that the National Research Council’s Plant Biotechnology Institute in Saskatoon plans to develop genetically modified wheat. The story is making the rounds and drawing fire from those opposed to genetic modification, but according to … Continue reading

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Growers want CWB to sell canola. This isnt an April fools joke

The membership of the Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) passed a resolution at their 2006 Annual General Meeting requesting that their board “explore alternative markets and methods, both domestically and exports for the betterment of its members, the Western Canadian … Continue reading

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