Prairies Featured Articles

Better farming prairies will publish nine issues in 2020.  After publishing each Better Farming Prairies magazine, we share two feature articles online.  Each Better Farming Prairies magazine includes so much more content – you won’t want to miss it.  If you don’t already receive copies of Better Farming Prairies in your mailbox, but you enjoy reading the articles below, be sure to subscribe to Better Farming magazine!

Prairie farmers & RCMP tackle rural crime

Rural stakeholders unite – in person and online – to prevent thefts, break-ins and vandalism.

by Michelle Jones

“You used to leave your equipment in the field when you were done for the day. … (Now), you come back to it in the morning to (find) the windows smashed out of it or the toolboxes stolen,” says Bruce Galbraith, rural crime watch coordinator for the rural municipality of Rosser, Man.

Smart technology: buy in or move over

Industry representatives share their insights on the benefits that new tools offer for tracking costs and simplifying workloads.

by Geoff Geddes

Interest is heating up in the brave new world of smart technology, so trying to take a pass on progress is like opting out of winter.

For farmers who are undecided about this technology, the choice is clear: embrace it or risk being left in the cold.