Big increase in 2022 crop production: StatCan Report

Big increase in 2022 crop production: StatCan Report Written by Statistics Canada¬†Monday, Aug 29 2022, 8:05 AM In 2022, Canadian farmers are projected to produce more wheat, canola, barley, oats, soybeans and corn for grain, according to recent yield model estimates using satellite imagery and agroclimatic data. Increased production was largely driven by better growing conditions in Western Canada. In parts of the Prairies, higher-than-average precipitation and more moderate temperatures have resulted in better crop conditions than in 2021. In Alberta, provincial reports indicated that approximately three-quarters of the total crop were rated as being in good to excellent condition,…

CN Rail ready to handle increased grain volumes in 2022/23

CN Rail has released its Grain Plan for the 2022/23 crop year. David Przednowek is assistant vice president for grain with CN Rail. “CN’s got the resources in place. We are ready for the upcoming harvest. We are confident that the adjustments that we’ve made to our operations and planning activities, combined with the investments that we’ve made in rolling stock, our aggressive recruiting and hiring campaign, the acquisition of more high-efficiency hopper cars as well as investments in infrastructure, rail related, both in the Prairies and along the coast, that we’ll be able to move those anticipated volumes over…

LMS Ag Equipment turns sod for new Steinbach location

LMS Ag Equipment held a sod turning on Wednesday for the company’s new Steinbach location, along Highway 12 north of the city. General Manager Abe Penner talked about the decision to expand into the Steinbach area. “We have actually been planning to come to Steinbach for about ten years and then about six years ago my brother Will took over from my dad, so that changed our plans a little bit. The succession thing became more important than expanding and so we’ve always had, even growing up as a small child, was not far from Steinbach, so there was always…

Hog sector making strides for Manitoba economy

Manitoba‚Äôs hog sector is a key contributor to the provincial economy, enhancing the lives of Manitobans across the province. This economic impact contributes to a thriving and progressive lifestyle and helps rural communities thrive. Over 14,000 skilled Manitobans depend on the hog sector for their livelihood, including the compassionate people who take care of the pigs in the barns. Each hog sector job helps sustain up to five jobs in related sectors. From general labourers to highly trained professionals, at the heart of it all is a commitment to ongoing education and training. Swine technicians, animal nutritionists and veterinarians focus…


We are all facing new normals and want to send out reassurance to our clients considering Real Estate not being one of the essential services to close. While it is so important to follow the guidelines set out by the province for the health and safety of all, we do not need to let this stop us from connecting with and encouraging and supporting one another. We are taking responsible and necessary precautions to protect the health and well-being of our clients and our community. We have technology and a process in place that enables us to continue operations. Be…

Crop Connect 2020

Guess where we will be Feb 12 & 13? If you’re headed to Winnipeg to attend Crop Connect on either Wednesday or Thursday, come say hi to us. Sheldon, Stacey and Dolf will be in attendance so feel free to stop at our booth and chat!

Pacific Ag Show

We are on the road again! We will be at the Pacific Agricultural Show in the Tradex Exhibition Centre (Abbotsford Airport). Come see us in Abbotsford Thursday, Jan 30 to Saturday, Feb 1 from 9am to 4:30pm. Stop in to chat with Sheldon or Stacey!

St. Jean Farm Days & Eastern MB Holstein Club

Guess where we’ll be next week Wednesday and Thursday, Jan 8 & 9? Join Sheldon in Friedensfeld at the Eastern MB Holstein Club seminar. Morning speakers begin at 10am and 1pm both days. Stacey and Junior will be in St. Jean for St. Jean Farm Days with speakers starting at 9am both days as well. Dolf will be leading seminars in the Netherlands. If you’re in the area, make sure you stop in to say hi!

Brandon Hog & Livestock Expo

Did you miss us last week? Join us in Brandon at the Hog & Livestock Show on Wednesday, Dec 11 at Westoba Place in the Manitoba Room & the UCT Pavilion. Come find us anytime between 10am & 4pm and stop for a visit!

MB Dairy Conference

Join us starting tomorrow at the Manitoba Dairy Conference at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg. Stop by booth 39 and say hi as we’d love to chat with you!

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