Posts from "August, 2012"

Hart Rat Control Program is the ace in the hole

  I believe Alberta Agriculture and the city of Medicine Hat have so far handled this whole rat control and eradication project extremely well. I could say something snide like “they should now take their rat control model and apply it to Ottawa, or Washington or Wall Street”, but I won’t. That wouldn’t be kind.

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Keep calm and carry on

Some years, it seems, you spend more time standing at the parts counter than you do sitting in the tractor seat. It’s been one of those years around here. Spring seeding started off with an incredible 10 breakdowns in five days. Granted, a couple of those problems were caused by things I should have noticed

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She’s dry in the Peace folks, but still lovely

Any second-cut alfalfa that looks “not too bad” on baked soil, after a hot, dry summer with only about three inches of rain since June is worthy of a second look. If you’re looking for an alfalfa that grows well in concrete buy the variety “Vision” marketed by Pickseed. Just imagine what it would do

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Case IH celebrates a Magnum milestone

25 years ago a very young Case IH Corporation introduced the Magnum, the first new tractor line to be introduced after that organization was created by joining Case and International Harvester. The four models that first comprised the Magnum Series were, like the new Case IH organization, itself, a blending of the two brands. The

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