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Clean ag tech adoption fund open for applications

Intake open and ongoing for Agricultural Clean Technology Program

A federal program farmers can use to invest in “cleaner” on-farm equipment — including money specifically for more efficient grain dryers — is now taking applications. Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on Wednesday announced the $165.7 million Agricultural Clean Technology Program is “now open to applicants.” First launched in 2018 and earmarked for expansion under […] Read more

Unnecessary turns, unneeded gates, improper ballast, and using the wrong tractor for the job can all bring this fellow out to your place more often. PHOTOS: UFA

Little things add up: How to trim your fuel bill this growing season

Expert offers his tips — some familiar ones and others you may not have thought of

Reading Time: 5 minutes Forget the old cliché. There are actually three things you can count on in life: Death, taxes, and the inevitability of high fuel costs. It’s difficult to measure how much farmers on average spend on fuel in any given growing season, but they know where it hurts them: In the wallet. “Farmers really don’t get […] Read more