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Precision agriculture tools help producers make the most from their least Imagine converting the poorest areas on the farm into the highest producing acres. Wade Mitchell doesn’t need to imagine it. He did it four years ago as a small-scale experiment on his 2,500 acre farm in east-central Iowa. Mitchell says his real time kinetics equipped scraper scooped eroded topsoil from field drains and spread it uniformly on the tops of eroded knolls. Although he tried the technique on two different fields, one with a pair of knolls showed the greatest improvement. Each knoll measured 3.6 acres and had traditionally averaged only 16.5 bushels of soybeans per acre. The lowest yield was 5.15 bu., with the highest being less than 20 bu. They are designated as areas 4 and 5 on a coloured field map. Overall average for the whole field was 26 bu., with the best areas hitting 34.5 bu. After moving eroded soil from the surface drains to the eroded knolls, the soybean yield for the knolls exceeded 35 bu. “We started thinking about doing this experiment after looking at some aerial photos of the farm taken in the 1930s and the 1950s,” said Mitchell. “Those old photos showed thin areas that matched the low yields we’ve been seeing on our combine’s yield monitor. We wanted to see if there was something we could do about it.” Mitchell pulled a number of soil samples, from eight inches down to 16 inches, creating an accurate soil profile of the two knolls. He also sampled the soil that had moved into

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By RON LYSENG, Winnipeg Bureau

Labeling each individual corn plant in the field may seem like precision farming taken to the extreme, but in actual fact they only labeled 1,200 plants. Each plant was bar coded and tracked through the year for growth stage, photosynthesis, stalk diameter and yield.

their surface drains. This soil came from the central drain, designated as area 6. The results were not surprising. The knolls were less than two percent organic matter. Area 6 was 4.2 percent organic matter. Cation exchange capacity was under 10.6 for the knolls and 23.1 for the good soil. Mitchell calculated how much good soil he needed to haul to the knolls. The soil lower in the profile on the knolls was poor quality, but he figured if he added six inches of good topsoil, he might bring areas 4 and 5 up to the field average. w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


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Moving soil from the surface drains to eroded knolls turned 16 bushel soybean land into 35 bushel soybean land.

“Think about it. It’s the very best topsoil that ends up in the drains. It’s that way on any farm. “Soil in the drains has so much organic matter and so much water holding capacity. Moving it from the drains to the knolls totally changed the way those two spots behaved. “They went from the very lowest yielding parts of the (field) to the very highest yielding parts of the field. It worked far better than we would have ever guessed.” Mitchell said he plans to use the technique on other spots. While fixing 3.6 acres may not seem significant to farmers in Western Canada, land prices in Iowa are about $6,000 per acre. Corn can yield 225 bu. per acre and soybeans 65 bu. “There’s no reason you can’t have automated Put it all together, and a few hours on the scraper tractor steering on your tractor, start to make good economic commodity cart and sense. your drill or planter.” “Plus, there’s another consideration if you’re buying — Clay Mitchell new land. Study the maps and farmer aerial photos to see if there are spots you can fix. It has a lot to do with how much you should pay for land.” Mitchell’s ancestors homesteaded the farm in 1871. He thinks the knolls could have been eroded before that, adding that soil erosion isn’t necessarily the man-made catastrophe many people make it out to be. It’s a natural occurrence on the Great Plains. “The Plains used to burn off with those giant prairie fires. The surface had no protection. If there was a big rain or a big wind storm right after a fire, the soil would erode easily.” Even with a combination of no till and strip till, Mitchell knows that a catastrophic amount of rain can haul a lot of his best soil down the Mississippi River. As a preventive measure, all the surface drains have a thick grass base to catch the soil before it runs into the creeks and rivers. The Western Producer  

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Autosteer planter Mitchell began intercropping in 2005. He alternates a 30foot wide strip of corn with a 30-foot wide strip of soybeans that get planted a week later. The benefits were obvious. Nonintercropped corn on the Mitchell farm averaged 200 bu. In the fields where corn strips were interspersed with soybean strips, the corn averaged 225 bu. But the scheme demands extreme accuracy from the tractor and planter. If planting isn’t perfect, running a 30-foot header in the fall becomes a real nightmare. Mitchell said many machines will drift in the field. To meet the need for better row accuracy, he installed steering tires on the planter he uses for corn and beans. “A lot of potato growers use John Deere or the Trimble True Tracker GPS steering systems on their planters. Putting steering on the planting machine gives you a tremendous advantage, not just for row croppers, but also for broad acre crops seeded with an air drill. “There’s no reason you can’t have automated steering on your tractor, commodity cart and your drill or planter.” Mitchell also installed a steering coulter on his anhydrous applicator. The coulter mounts on the hitch and steers hydraulically. “This prevents it from wobbling. And it keeps the tanks on the controlled traffic lane between the rows. “Some tractor manufacturers have started offering steering hitches that do the same thing. I think you need implement steering if you’re doing controlled traffic.” Mitchell began converting to controlled traffic in 2000 when he bought his first GPS autosteer system. Since then, every implement on the farm has been outfitted with autosteer. The traffic patterns require two distinct lanes, covering about 17 percent of the arable land. No machinery is allowed off the lanes. “We had one field that had been in total traffic control for

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Wade Mitchell’s family homesteaded in Iowa in 1871. He says many of the eroded knolls, upper left along the road, in this 1930’s aerial photo, had already been effected by prairie fires followed by wind or water erosion.

10 years. The soil in the lanes was firm enough to support “We want data from our machines. individual rows. If you “Then we got a new 24 come in with a big row planter that had four centre wheels. That’s the only combine that does 12 or 16 rows, all your configuration we could get. Two wheels would have to run variations get thrown on the soil that hadn’t seen a together.” tire for 10 years. “When we took it to the — Wade Mitchell field, the soil under those farmer two wheels was so fluffy, the wheels sank six inches. After 10 years with no traffic, that soil was so loose. No cultivation. Just controlling traffic.” Single row yield monitor Soil compaction can have a tremendous impact on yield. Single row yield comparisons on the Mitchell farm have revealed that corn yields can vary as much as 100 bu. per acre within a 12-row strip. Although traffic may not be the only factor in this discrepancy, row-by-row yield checks help define compaction and the other causes of yield loss. Wade and his son, Clay, regularly conduct field trials to fine tune their farming operation. The list of in-field studies includes soil density, plant populations, plant spacing and fertilizer placement. “We want data from individual rows. If you come in with a big combine that does 12 or 16 rows, all your variations get thrown together. “By using a single row monitor, we can find out what works

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and what doesn’t.” One big lesson the Mitchells have learned is to check the anhydrous knives at least once a year. “We’ve had brand new anhydrous knives that have a 50 percent variation from one to the other. They’re new, right from the factory, and they’re plugged up.” He said it’s pointless to think about precision farming until these details have been addressed. Another of those details is the accuracy of your GPS. Mitchell said that the north-south lines on the John Deere system converge to follow the curvature of the earth. “The John Deere lines hit the North Pole dead centre. “But the Trimble lines run straight. They don’t converge. They follow a cylindrical projection of the earth’s surface called the Mercator projection, like those flat cut-out maps of the earth. “You can standardize your own farm with one system or the other, but if you hire a custom operator for seeding or spraying or harvest, his maps won’t match your maps.” He said that on the typically small fields in the cornsoybean belt, producers can work around the minor discrepancy if they’re aware of it. But on the Prairies where farmers often have a two or three mile run, the divergence can be significant. “It’s something that needs to be resolved. We need a standardized criteria that every manufacturer follows. If we’re going to do precision farming, then we need to be precise.” The Mitchell Farm is more than just an efficient, high performance farming operation. Wade and Clay, both engineers, also view it as a giant research project. They are continuously exploring new technology that will help them, and other farmers, become more productive.

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Soil lab on wheels

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With the sapphire lens running deep in the soil, the OpticMapper sends out visible and near infrared wavelengths. The specialized software measures the degree of light absorption and extrapolates that data to accurately determine the organic matter content.

The new Veris MSP3 simultaneously measures electrical conductivity, soil pH and organic matter while logging the data on a GPS map. It does all this on the go at six m.p.h. Dubbed by some as a soil lab on wheels, the MSP3 had its first public showing at the InfoAg precision farming workshop in Springfield last month. Veris representative Paul Drummond said advances in soil analysis technology have allowed the company to turn its original single purpose EC cart into a micro, multitasking mobile soil lab. “We’ve blended three distinctly different technologies into one field unit,” said Drummond. The new model is an extension of the electrical conductivity (EC) mapping machine Veris has sold to agronomists and researchers since 1997. “MSP stands for mobile sensor platform. When we designed the original cart, the idea was that we’d gradually add more sensors as technology evolved. “The coulters still measure EC on the go, but we’ve added onthe-go soil pH and organic matter (OM). As you travel across the field, the system geo-references the exact spots where all three readings are taken.” Drummond said data from all three sources can be blended The Western Producer  

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later into a map that provides a highly accurate picture of the field, thus allowing more precise management. However, in most cases the pH map is a standalone used strictly to make lime recommendations in regions where that is a normal practice. Most MSP operators travel at five to six m.p.h., but Veris says accurate measurements can be taken at speeds as high as 12 m.p.h. for EC and OM mapping. Mapping for pH must be done at five to six m.p.h. so core material doesn’t fly out the back of the machine. Drummond said the massive quantity of data collection points produce a crisper field map than a four or 2.5 acre grid system. “With typical 2.5 acre grid sampling, cores are pulled once every 330 feet and software fills in the gaps with what it thinks should be there,” he said. “But university studies in Iowa show that pH within a 2.5 acre grid can vary as much as it does across the entire field.”

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When it’s at work in the field, the fully automated Soil Manager references the pH information to the exact spot the sample was taken, allowing the agronomist the opportunity to manage low or high pH areas differently from the rest of the field.

“In some sections, soil pH varied about two pH units over a 40 foot distance,” it said. The Veris Soil Manager takes 10 seconds from the time a core is pulled until it provides a pH reading. The MSP operator continues to drive the GPS controlled field pattern while this is happening. “Soil Manager first came to the market in 2003 as an on-the-go sampler mounted to the MSP,” Drummond said. “It has only one moving component.” The parallel linkage is hooked to a hydraulic cylinder. The controller automatically sends a message to the cylinder, which pushes the sampler shoe down into the soil to a predetermined depth. The core is delivered to the analysis instrument through a two-inch tube. The sample comes up and pushes against two ion selective electrodes, but they don’t determine pH directly,” he said. “What they do is measure hydrogen ions in the soil. By knowing the hydrogen ion level, we extrapolate soil pH. That’s because pH is really nothing more than a measure of the presence of hydrogen. All this is taking place in the field, on the Mobile Sensor Platform, while you’re driving the field.” The water tank mounted to the MSP3 is necessary because high-pressure nozzles must wash all residual soil off the electrodes before the next core arrives. More EC and OM readings are collected than pH readings, but Drummond said the system still collects eight to 10 pH samples per acre. “That’s far better than the one pH reading every 2.5 or four acres you get with a conventional grid system.” He said pH readings are geo-referenced to the spot where the core was pulled rather than the spot where the chemical analysis was completed. “The pH Soil Manager is designed so consultants can do a better job of capturing the true pH variability in the field. It’s geared more toward areas of low PH,” he said. “But at the same time, even in areas of typically high pH, there can be some low pH areas, and vice versa. Certainly the last thing anyone wants to do is to apply lime in high pH areas of the field. The Soil Manager can help avoid this.”

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Underneath - The sapphire lens on the Veris OpticMapper allows the photo eye to travel deep in the soil at speeds up to 12 mph without damage to the optical system. OpticMapper measures soil organic Matter on the go while logging the data on a geo-referenced map.

Organic matter Drummond said the OpticMapper, which measures organic matter on the go, is the latest innovation from Veris. The concept behind OM on the go is similar to normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) imagery taken from satellites, except OM images comes from within the Earth instead of from above. It’s based on the fact that soil colour correlates with organic matter. The ability to measure light absorption and light reflectance is the key, whether the operator is measuring vegetative density or soil structure. The instrument uses visual (VIS) and near infrared (NIR) reflectance. The data is then processed by a spectrophotometer developed by Veris to convert soil reflectance into a value that is logged on the field map. Veris says spectrometers are used in milling, rating forages, meat processing and other food related processes. “Soil with strong CH (carbon-hydrogen), NH (nitrogen-hydrogen) and OH (oxygen-hydrogen) bonds absorb more light, which is why wet soil and soil with high organic matter looks darker, even to the naked eye,” says Veris’ website. “ And VIS-NIR spectral data is more powerful than the human eye.” Drummond said it’s merely a matter of mounting a module beneath the surface, facing down, and pulling it through the soil like a hoe type opener at six m.p.h. Just as NDVI images tell us about vegetative variability on the w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


surface, the subterranean images can be extrapolated to give an accurate reading on organic matter in the soil. Veris puts the OpticMapper where the opener would normally mount on a single row corn planter. It’s a parallel linkage unit that provides accurate depth control and uses the regular coulters and trash managers to remove surface residue. Drummond said consistent depth is critical to avoid incorrect readings caused by soil moisture. Also, the OpticMapper needs to run deep enough that the light sensor isn’t affected by sunlight. It must be like a photo darkroom. The optic module is mounted in a steel plate that travels as deep as three inches underground. The light points straight down. The unit also has a sapphire window to protect the optics as it is dragged through the soil. Veris shines two different wavelengths through the window into the soil mass: VIS and NIR. The optic sensor measures the reflectance of the light and sends the data back to the console. The percentage of light absorption has now been logged at specific spots throughout the field. “We know that lighter coloured soils have high reflectance. They don’t absorb much light. These are the sandier and lighter soils with lower organic matter content,” Drummond said. “And the darker coloured soils have low reflectance. They absorb more light. These are the soils with higher organic content. We go to the geo-referenced points with the highest reflectance and pull cores for the lab. Then go to the geo-referenced point with the least reflectance and pull cores.” When the results come back from the soil lab, the operator

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assigns the correct OM designations to the two extremes and all grades of variability in between. Correlations to the lab results are extremely high. If the lab says the highest OM is four percent and the data shows this reading at 100 points on the field, then the MSP3 operator assigns that four percent value to those specific points. At the other extreme, if the lab says the 100 points with the lowest reading have only two percent OM, then those points are assigned a two percent OM. All the other readings fall into place between the two extremes. Drummond said the triple tasking machine accomplishes two things for agronomists and their customers: it reduces the number of samples that must be sent to the soil lab, which saves time and money, and it provides more data collection points in the field. “You get what we call dense data. The whole field is blanketed with data collection points, so your maps have better accuracy.” Many Veris clients also add RTK topography mapping by installing an add-on RTK console that can be programmed to take elevation readings at the points where other readings are recorded. That means one trip across the field can create four layers of data, creating an attractive package for producers who are serious in their precision farming endeavors. The fully equipped MSP3 with EC, pH and OM carries a list price of $34,000 US. The unit that most prairie agronomists buy eliminates the Soil Manager pH sensor, which lowers the price to $24,700. All prices are f.o.b. Salina, Kansas, at the Veris factory.  MORE ON PAGE 10

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Tool intertrets soil salinity While Kansas-based Veris Technologies gets the agricultural attention, few people know that a Canadian company was the first to manufacture a soil electrical conductivity instrument. Geonics Limited of Mississauga, Ont., manufactured its first electromagnetic induction geophysical instrument in 1962. It was the EM15, and since then the EM series has become the staple tool of researchers and soil scientists worldwide. It’s played a vital role in understanding salinity on agricultural soil, but Geonics representative Mike Catalano said agriculture has actually been a small fraction of the company’s business over the past half century. Other uses include mineral and petroleum exploration, measuring thickness of sea ice, forensics, metal detection, locating brine in oil fields and military applications. “Through the 1960s and ’70s, many of our instruments were mounted on aircraft,� said Catalano. “The device wasn’t even close to the Earth surface. But in the ’70s and ’80s, we began to evolve to ground based devices. The more popular EM38 came out in 1980. “The advantage of electromagnetic induction is that you don’t even need to have the circuits contact the soil. You don’t need steel coulters.� Catalano said the EM38-MK2 can be mounted to an allterrain vehicle, pulled on a small cart or carried by the handle. Eliminating the need for soil contact makes horsepower requirements minimal. Circuitry employed in the EM series is different from the technology that Veris uses. Electromagnetic induction employs a transmitter coil that sends a current into the soil and a receiver coil that measures how much current made it through the complete circuit. Saline soil serves as a better electrical conductor, so the receiver gets a stronger signal, which is de-coded into a salinity rating.

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The Veris EC system sends electrical current (EC) through the soil to a depth of three feet.  Smaller particles such as clay conduct electricity better than large particles such as silt or sand.  Measuring the electrical conductivity determines soil texture and the presence of salts.  Saline spots typically have a much higher EC than clay, so they are easy to identify with the Veris equipment.

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SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — The new RapidProbe soil sampling machine pulls twice as many cores per hour as a man on a quad. RapidProbe is the latest high performance soil sampler from Ag-Robotics, the company that produces the tracked on-the-go AutoProbe soil sampler. “AutoProbe was developed for large input dealers and suppliers who have a big footprint that requires sampling,” says AgRobotics chief executive officer Jeff Burton. Capable of pulling 20 cores per minute on the go, the original Auto-Probe is unchallenged as the top performing soil sampling unit. Burton said once AutoProbe was on the market, the company saw a rapidly growing demand for soil sampling machinery that would be more efficient than units on four-wheelers and pickups. “RapidProbe is still a stop and go machine. It doesn’t keep rolling like the rubber track AutoProbe. But it still pulls about half as many cores per hour as our AutoProbe,” says Burton. “The important point is that it pulls twice as many cores per hour as a man on a four-wheeler with a conventional probe. So it fits almost exactly in the middle of the market.” At a cost of $49,500, Burton says RapidProbe is aimed at large farmers, consultants and smaller input dealers who don’t sample enough acres to justify the lease/licence arrangement for AutoProbe. A unique feature of RapidProbe is that it pulls two cores simultaneousl y, one from the left side of the machine and one from the right. Once cores are pulled, the auger mixes the soil for each sample as that soil travels forward to the cab. The auger delivers the sample directly to the operator and automatically drops it into the waiting bag. The operator only needs to seal and label the bag. RapidProbe is fully GPS compatible, so all samples are georeferenced. The Kubota four-wheel drive RTV easily adapts to autosteer to ensure accuracy of the sample points. Burton says the company picked the Kubota because it also The Western Producer  

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The rubber-tracked AutoProbe, left, pulls samples on-the-go at the rate of 20 cores per minute, and is aimed at large input dealers. The new Kubota-mounted RapidProbe pulls 10 cores per minute and is aimed at large farmers and smaller input dealers.

The RapidProbe RTV is equipped with GPS and autosteer so it drives itself to the right location to draw the sample. It stops momentarily while the twin left and right side probes take their core samples, then it proceeds to the next prescribed spot. Meanwhile, the RapidProbe has blended the sample, dropped it into a paper bag and geo-referenced the spot where the probes entered the soil.

comes standard with sufficient hydraulic capacity to handle the all-hydraulic RapidProbe system. “Most areas now require 12 inch sampling. There are still areas where they only need eight inches, but the trend is definitely toward deeper sampling,” says Burton. “The demand is really growing now for 18 and 24 inch samples. We don’t have a machine for that yet, but we’re working on it.” Contact Jeff Burton at 800-734-8770 or visit www.agrobotics.com.

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Flying above it all to get it down in the computer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — U.S. crop advisers are field scouting with remote control helicopters that could be straight out of the movies. “The AutoCopter G15 is a gas powered remote control helicopter on steroids,” AutoCopter president Don Effren told the InfoAg precision farming conference in Springfield July 12. He said the operator can stop on a dime if he sees something of concern on the monitor. The infrared system detects crop disease, plant nutrition deficiencies and other The new AutoCopter does everything a fixed wing RC aircraft does, plus it has the ability to go down to problems that might affect ground level for closeup crop photos and then get back into the flight pattern without losing GPS referyields. ence, says company president Don Effren. “You hover down for a closer look, take some photos, then hit the resume button and go back “One of the biggest advantages over fixed wing remote conup to continue your flight pattern without losing your GPS trol airplanes is we don’t have crash landings,” he said. position,” he said. “There’s no hand launching or trying to find a soft spot in “Every time you go down for a close-up, the images are au- the crop for landing. AutoCopter can take off and land from tomatically geo-referenced with metadata that includes elevathe roof of your pickup. It’s all very gentle.” tion, precise longitude and latitude or anything else you may However, he conceded that helicopters require more energy request.” to remain airborne than do fixed wing aircraft. Airplanes have AutoCopter has a German-built airframe, GPS referenced wings to carry the load, while helicopters need to keep their autopilot, automatic takeoff and landing capabilities and a rotors spinning to generate lift. working radius of almost 10 kilometres from the operator. A battery pack that keeps a remote controlled airplane up It saves the flight patterns so the exact same pattern can be for more than an hour lasts only 10 minutes in a helicopter. As repeated over again in subsequent years. a result, the G15 is powered by a 23 cc two-cycle engine from It runs high definition video and a multi-spectra camera a Yamaha weed whacker. A tank of mixed gas keeps the chopfor NDVI imaging. The raw data can be processed into NDVI per flying for an hour. maps in the field within 10 minutes. The G15 weighs 15 pounds and is capable of carrying 15 Effren said the solid-state gyro system creates a more stable lb. The carbon fibre rotors have a 71 inch span. platform for higher quality aerial photos. Movie producers It can cruise at a height of 1 1/2 metres to several hundred have begun buying the G15 for aerial shots rather than rent a metres. full size helicopter. The G15 AutoCopter sells for $50,000 to $75,000, dependHe said farmers who practise precision agriculture also ing on options. benefit from the stable platform because they get crisper imFor more information, contact Don Effren at 704-562-8469 ages. or visit www.autocopter.net .

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INTERNET DIRECTORY INDEX Irrigation............................................21 Livestock...........................................21 Loaders.............................................21 Precision Agriculture..........................21 Scales...............................................22 Sprayers............................................22 Tillage & Seeding..............................22 Tractors.............................................22 Trailers & Truck Bodies.......................22 Miscellaneous...................................22 Farm Fun................................................22 Farm Safety............................................23 Farm Toys & Collectibles..........................23 Feed .......................................................23 Fences....................................................23 Government – Agriculture Departments....23 Government – Other Ag Related...............23 Grain Marketing & Handling....................24 Insurance................................................24 Internet Resources for Agriculture............24 Livestock Equipment & Supplies.............24 Markets & Financial Services..................25 Organic Agriculture..................................25 Organizations..........................................25 Livestock...........................................25 Livestock – Alpacas & Llamas............25

4H & Youth.............................................14 Agrology & Agronomy..............................14 Agricultural News & Journals...................14 Animal Health ........................................15 Antique Tractors......................................15 Artificial Insemination & Genetics...........15 Associations & Organizations..................16 Auction Services.....................................17 Automotive.............................................17 Bankruptcy.............................................17 Biotechnology.........................................17 Buildings................................................17 Computer Software & Service.................18 Crop Protection & Promotion...................19 Education & Extension............................19 Environment & Conservation...................20 Equipment Manufacturers.......................20 ATV’s & Recreational Vehicles............20 Augers/Conveyors..............................20 Bale Handling....................................20 Combines..........................................21 Combine Parts...................................21 Engines.............................................21 Grain Handling..................................21 Grain Storage....................................21 Haying...............................................21 4H & Youth

Alberta 4-H.............................................................................. www.4h.ab.ca British Columbia 4-H............................................................. www.bc4h.bc.ca Canadian 4-H Council......................................................www.4-h-canada.ca Future Farmers of America.......................................................... www.ffa.org Junior Farmers Association of Ontario.....................................www.jfao.on.ca Manitoba 4-H.......................................................................... www.4h.mb.ca National 4-H Council..................................................... www.fourhcouncil.edu New Brunswick 4-H............................................................... www.nb4h.com North Dakota 4-H........................................................ www.ext.nodak.edu/4h/ Nova Scotia 4-H...........................................................www.gov.ns.ca/nsaf/4h Ontario 4-H....................................................................... www.4-Hontario.ca Prince Edward Island 4-H.................................................... www.pei4h.pe.ca Saskatchewan 4-H................................................................ www.4-h.sk.ca

Agrology & Agronomy

Agri-Trend Agrology Ltd....................................................www.agritrend.com Alberta Institute of Agrologists................................ www.albertaagrologists.ca American Society of Agronomy......................................... www.agronomy.org Canadian Consulting Agrologists Association............................... www.cca.bz CropPro Consulting............................................................... www.croppro.ca Growth Stage Consulting Inc........................................ www.growthstage.com Manitoba Institute of Agrologists............................................www.mia.mb.ca Ontario Institute of Agrologists.................................................www.oia.on.ca Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists...................................... www.sia.sk.ca Prince Edward Island Institute of Agrologists............................. www.peiia.ca

Agricultural News & Journals

Ag Youth............................................................................ www.agyouth.com AGCare................................................................................. www.agcare.org Alberta Beef Magazine..................................................... www.albertabeef.ca Alberta Equine On-Line.............................................. www.albertaequine.com Alberta Farmer............................................................www.bowesnet.com/caf American Livestock.....................................................www.americanlive.com The Western Producer  

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Livestock – Apiculture........................25 Livestock – Bison...............................25 Livestock – Cattle...............................26 Livestock - Deer.................................26 Livestock – Elk...................................26 Livestock – Goats & Sheep................26 Livestock – Hogs................................27 Livestock – Horses.............................27 Livestock – Ostriches.........................27 Livestock – Poultry.............................27 Parts & Accessories................................28 Patent Services.......................................28 Plastics...................................................28 Railways.................................................28 Real Estate.............................................28 Research................................................28 Search Sites...........................................29 Seed & Seed Farms................................29 Sustainable Agriculture...........................29 Trade Shows & Fairs................................29 Travel & Tourism......................................30 Water Quality..........................................30 Weather..................................................30

American Small Farm..................................................... www.smallfarm.com Angus Topics................................................................www.angustopics.com ASA Publication Inc.........................................................www.simmgene.com AtlanticRider.com.......................................................... www.atlanticrider.com Awhitehorse.com......................................................... www.awhitehorse.com Beef Today....................................................................... www.beeftoday.com Better Farming.............................................www.betterfarming.com/index.htm Bloodhorse.com............................................................www.blood-horse.com Brangus World Internet Cattle Magazine..................... www.brangusworld.com Buckmasters.............................................................. www.buckmasters.com Calf News Cattle Feeder Magazine.................................... www.calfnews.com Canada NewsWire..............................................................www.newswire.ca Canada.com....................................................................... www.canada.com Canadian Hereford Digest......................................... www.hereforddigest.com Cattle Today Online........................................................ www.cattletoday.com CBC............................................................................................ www.cbc.ca CBC Newsworld Online............................................... www.newsworld.cbc.ca CBC Radio.......................................................................... www.radio.cbc.ca Countryside & Small Stock Journal......................... www.countrysidemag.com CTV News.................................................................................... www.ctv.ca Dairy Goat Journal.................................................. www.dairygoatjournal.com Dairy Herd Management Magazine.................................. www.dairyherd.com Dairy Today..................................................................... www.dairytoday.com Dealer & Applicator . ....................................www.cppress/custom/dealernapplicator/login.asp.com DVM - The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine . ..............................................................www.dvmnewsmagazine.com/dvm/ Eastern Ontario AgriNews.................................. www.agrinewsinteractive.com Emu Today.......................................................................www.emutoday.com FactoryFarm...................................................................www.factoryfarm.org Farm & Ranch Guide.......................................... www.farmandranchguide.com Farm Journal Today..................................................... www.FarmJournal.com G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Farm Market.................................................. www.farmmarketnewspaper.com Farm Market Newspaper............................... www.farmmarketnewspaper.com Feed & Grain Magazine...................................................... www.fgonline.com Food In Canada...........................................................www.foodincanada.com Germination.....................................................................www.germination.ca Global Potato News....................................................... www.potatonews.com Goat Keeper Magazine......................................................www.goatkeeper.ca Graet................................................................................. www.grainnet.com High Plains Journal................................................................... www.hpj.com Hoard’s Dairyman................................................................www.hoards.com Horse Publications Group........................................... www.horse-canada.com Holstein Journal........................................................ www.holsteinjournal.com Holstein World.............................................................www.holsteinworld.com Hoofcare and Lameness Magazine................................... www.hoofcare.com Horse City........................................................................ www.HorseCity.com Horse Previews Magazine........................................www.horse-previews.com Horse-Canada............................................................ www.horse-canada.com HorsesOnly.com............................................................ www.premierpub.com Icelandic Horse Acres........................................................www.icehorse.com IRON Solutions................................................................... www.ironweb.com Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse......................................... www.kmsha.com Livestock Weekly.....................................................www.livestockweekly.com Meat Marketing and Technology.................................www.meatingplace.com Mushroom Growers Newsletter.......................... www.mushroomcompany.com MyCattle.com................................................................... www.mycattle.com Ontario Farmer...........................................................www.ontariofarmer.com Peace Country Sun................................................www.peacecountrysun.com Performance Horse Magazine.............................. www.performancehorse.com Potato Grower............................................................. www.potatogrower.com Professional Farmers of America......................................www.profarmer.com Progressive Farmer.............................................. www.progressivefarmer.com Pulse-Canada Feed Literature Database . .......................................................www.infoharvest.ab.ca/pulse-canola-db/ Ranch & Rural Living Magazine............................... www.ranchmagazine.com/ Rural Heritage..............................................................www.ruralheritage.com Sheep Canada Magazine............................................ www.sheepcanada.com Sheep! Magazine.........................www.sheepmagazine.com/issues/current.html Small Farmer’s Journal......................................www.smallfarmersjournal.com Soil Biology & Biochemistry.............................www.elsevier.com/locate/soilbio Sosland Publishing.............................................................www.sosland.com Sugar Producer..........................................................www.sugarproducer.com Temple Grandin’s................................................................www.grandin.com The Gaited Horse......................................................www.thegaitedhorse.com The Rural Entrepreneur.................................. www.the-rural-entrepreneur.com The Shepherds Journal -Sheep Publication............. www.shepherdsjournal.com The Stockman Grass Farmer Magazine............. www.stockmangrassfarmer.com TheHorse.com.................................................................. www.thehorse.com Vegetable Growers News.............................. www.vegetablegrowersnews.com Western Dairy Farmer........................................ www.westerndairyfarmer.com Western Horse Review..................................www.westernhorsereview.com Western Producer Publications......................................... www.producer.com

Animal Health

Akey Inc................................................................................. www.akey.com Animal Concerns....................................... www.animalconcerns.org/index.html Animal Health Institute................................................................www.ahi.org Animal Productivity & Health Information Network.............www.aphin.upei.ca Archer Daniels Midland................................................. www.adm-nutrition.ca Bayer Animal Health............................................www.bayeranimalhealth.com Bioniche Animal Health....................................www.bionicheanimalhealth.com BSE Info................................................................................www.bseinfo.org Calfdoctor.com.................................................................www.calfdoctor.com Canadian Animal Health Institute......................................... www.cahi-icsa.ca Canadian Animal Health Network.......................................... www.cahnet.org

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Cowdoc............................................................................... www.cowdoc.net Custom Ag Products........................................................www.customag.com Dominion Veterinary Laboratories Ltd.................................. www.domvet.com Dr. Benson’s....................................................................www.drbensons.com Elanco Animal Health........................................................... www.elanco.com Grober Animal Nutrition.........................................................www.grober.com Healthy Pigs...................................................................www.healthypigs.com Highland Feeders........................................................ www.highlandbeef.com Holistic Horse..............................................................www.holistichorse.com Horse Systems Inc............................................ www.splintex-horsesysinc.com Ivomec............................................................................... www.ivomec.com Kemin Industries...................................................................www.kemin.com Lextron Animal Health........................................ www.lextronanimalhealth.com Livestock - MB Ag & Food........................www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/livestock/ Livestock Concepts Inc.........................................www.livestockconcepts.com Livestock Nutrition Centre................................................www.lnc-online.com Mad Cow Disease..............................................................www.mad-cow.org McIntosh ProLine.................................................... www.mcintoshproline.com Merial Canada Inc.................................................................www.merial.com National Mastitis Council.................................................. www.nmconline.org NetVet..................................................................... netvet.wustl.edu/pigs.htm Novartis Animal Health US Inc............................... www.livestock.novartis.com Novartis Canada................................................................... www.novartis.ca Peak Performance Nutrients.....................www.peakperformancenutrients.com Performance Products Inc.........................................www.westwardparts.com Pfizer Animal Health.......................................................... www.pfizer.com/ah Phibro Animal Health Ltd................................................... www.phibroah.com Pig Health UK....................................................................www.pighealth.com Prairie Swine Centre....................................................... www.prairieswine.ca Ralco-mix Products Inc......................................................www.ralcomix.com Ralgro Canada........................................................... www.ralgrocanada.com/ Renaissance Nutrition.......................................................... www.rennut.com Schering-Plough Animal Health........................................www.spah.com/usa/ Trouw Nutrition....................................................www.trouw-nutritionusa.com Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization - VIDO.................. www.vido.org Wyeth Animal Health............................................................ www.wyethah.ca

Antique Tractors

Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club...........................www.acmoc.org Antique John Deere Tractors......................................www.retiredtractors.com Creative Casting Company.................................... www.creativecastingco.com Fastrac.................................................................................www.adeptr.com Gary’s Old Tractors..................................................www.garysoldtractors.com

Artificial Insemination & Genetics

4K Farms.................................... www.thepigpage.com/4kfarms/homepage.htm Accelerated Genetics........................................................www.accelgen.com Acorn Embryo SUA.......................................................... www.acornemb.com Ag Link International Inc......................................................www.ag-link.com Agtech Inc.......................................................................www.agtechinc.com Alta Embryo Group...................................................................... www.aeg.ca Alta Genetics Inc...........................................................www.altagenetics.com AMS Genetics Inc.........................................................www.amsgenetics.com Belgian Blue Beef...................................................www.belgianbluesires.com Bioniche Inc.....................................................www.bionicheanimalhealth.com Bova-Can Laboratories . ..................................www.src.sk.ca/html/labs_facilities/bova_labs/index.cfm Bovine Elite Inc............................................................. www.bovine-elite.com Brylor Ranch & Semen Sales................................. www.brylor.com/index.html Cain Farms......................................................................www.cainfarms.com Cormdale Genetics Inc..................................................... www.cormdale.com DairyBulls.com................................................................ www.dairybulls.com Danbred North America...................................................www.danbredna.com Davis-Rairdan International......................................... www.davis-rairdan.com Eagle View Genetics.............................................www.eagleviewgenetics.com w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


Eastern Breeders Inc....................................................................www.ebi.ca Equine Reproduction Services Inc............................. www.kirschman-ers.com Excalibur Sires.................................................................www.excalsires.com Excellerator Genetics.........................................www.excelleratorgenetics.com Flatness International Inc............................................... www.flatnessintl.com Fox Artificial Insemination.......................................................www.foxai.com Gencor....................................................................................www.gencor.ca Hoffman AI Breeders........................................... www.hoffmanaibreeders.com Huinker Family Yorks............................www.thepigpage.com/huinker/index.htm Independent Breeders Service Ltd.................... www.independentbreeders.com Insemination Technics & Supplies International Inc.................www.itsi-ai.com Maple Hill Embryos Inc............................................www.execulink.com/~hill/ McIntosh Embryo Transfer..................................... www.mcintoshembryo.com Minitube........................................................................... www.minitube.com National Swine Registry............................................. www.nationalswine.com Ontario Swine Improvement Inc..................................................www.osi.org Prairie State Semen Inc.................................................... www.showpigs.com Premier Swine Breeding Systems.............................. www.premierswine.com Professional Embryo Transfer Supply Inc............................ www.pets-inc.com Pure Genetics Angus........................................... www.puregeneticsangus.com Select Sires....................................................................www.selectsires.com Semex............................................................................ www.semexusa.com Semex Alliance.................................................................... www.semex.com Shamrock Swine Genetics Inc.............................. www.shamrockgenetics.com Shore Genetics Inc..................................................... www.shoregenetics.com Sunshine Genetics................................................ www.sunshinegenetics.com Swine Genetics International......................................www.swinegenetics.com Swine Genetics Ontario Inc.....................................................www.sgo.on.ca Taurus Service Inc.................................................... www.taurus-service.com TechnoFoal.....................................................................www.technofoal.com Top Cut Showpig Sires International Inc......................... www.topcutsires.com Trans Ova Genetics............................................................www.transova.com Trans-World Genetics Ltd......................................................www.twgltd.com Universal Genetics................................................................ www.unigen.org Whiteshire Hamroc Swine Genetics.......................www.whiteshirehamroc.com

ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Agricultural Institute of Canada ................................................... www.aic.ca Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada (AMC) . ........................ www.a-m-c.ca Agriculture & Food Council . ...................................... www.agfoodcouncil.com Alberta Aerial Applicators Association . ................................................................www.albertaaerialapplicators.com Alberta Beef Producers................................................... www.albertabeef.org Alberta Canola Producers Commission . .............................www.canola.ab.ca Alberta Egg Producers ......................................................... www.eggs.ab.ca Alberta Food Processors Association ...................................... www.afpa.com

Professionals in Agricultural and Environmental Science Contact AIA to become a Professional Agrologist or Registered Technologist in Agrology

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Alberta Institute of Agrologists ............................... www.albertaagrologists.ca Alberta Irrigation Projects Association ...................................... www.aipa.org Alberta Milk Producers . ................................................www.albertamilk.com Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association..............................wwww.aqhra.ca Alberta Pulse Growers .........................................www.pulse.ab.ca/index.html Alberta Seed Industry Partnership ........................................ www.seed.ab.ca Alberta Water & Wastewater Operators Association............. www.awwoa.ab.ca American Agricultural Economics Association ......................... www.aaea.org American Alfalfa Processors Association ............................ www.aapausa.org American Dry Bean Board . ........................................ www.americanbean.org The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y

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D I R E C T O R Y

American Egg Board .................................................................www.aeb.org American Feed Industry Association . ........................................www.afia.org American Forage & Grassland Council .....................................www.afgc.org American Malting Barley Association Inc . ..........................www.ambainc.org American Seed Trade Association ..................................... www.amseed.com American Society of Agricultural Appraisers .............www.amagappraisers.com American Veterinary Medical Association ............................... www.avma.org American Youth Horse Council ...............................................www.ayhc.com Association of Canadian Custom Harvesters ......................... www.acchi.com Association of Equipment Manufacturers . ....................................................... www.aem.org/Offices/Canada/index.asp Association of Manitoba Municipalities ...............................www.amm.mb.ca BC Agriculture Council ......................................................... www.bcac.bc.ca BC Dairy Foundation ................................................................www.bcdf.org British Columbia Institute of Agrologists ..................................www.bcia.com British Columbia Milk Marketing Board ..............................www.milk-bc.com British Columbia Water and Wastewater Association ............ www.bcwwa.org Calgary Horticultural Society ............................................... www.calhort.org/ Canada Grains Council . ......................................www.canadagrainscouncil.ca Canadian Aerial Applicators Association . .............................................................www.canadianaerialapplicators.com Canadian Agricultural Economics Society . ............................... www.caes.ca Canadian Agri-Marketing Association . ................................... www.cama.org Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers ..................................... www.caar.org Canadian Association of Fairs & Exhibitions ................ www.canadian-fairs.ca

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Contact us 1-306-966-8286 or visit our website at www.cchsa-ccssma.usask.ca Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture ............................................................................... www.cchsa-ccssma.usask.ca Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited . ...................................................................www.wool.ca/english/default.as Canadian Dairy Information Centre .................................www.dairyinfo.gc.ca Canadian Dehydrators Association ................................... www.dehyassoc.ca Canadian Embryo Transfer Association . .................................... www.ceta.ca Canadian Farm Builders Association ......................................... www.cfba.ca Canadian Farm Business Management Council . ..................www.cfbmc.com Canadian Federation of Agriculture ....................................... www.cfa-fca.ca Canadian Federation of Independent Business ........................... www.cfib.ca Canadian Firearms Centre ................................... www.canadianfirearms.com Canadian Food Exporters Association . ................................... www.cfea.com Canadian Foodgrains Bank ........................................www.foodgrainsbank.ca Canadian Geoscience Council ......................................... www.geoscience.ca Canadian Grain Commission .................................... www.grainscanada.gc.ca Canadian Groundwater Association . ...................................... www.cgwa.org Canadian International Grains Institute . ..................................... www.cigi.ca Canadian Magazine Publishers Association ............................. www.cmpa.ca Canadian Meat Council ....................................... www.canswine.ca/pack.html Canadian Milking Shorthorns Society .................................. www.cmss.on.ca Canadian Organic Growers ........................................................ www.cog.ca G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Canadian Produce Marketing Association . .............................. www.cpma.ca Canadian Quarter Horse Association......................................... www.cqha.ca Canadian Seed Growers Association ............................. www.seedgrowers.ca Canadian Seed Trade Association . ..................................... www.cdnseed.org Canadian Society for Horticultural Science ................................www.cshs.ca Canadian Society of Agronomy ............................ www.agronomycanada.com Canadian Society of Extension ...........................www.extension.usask.ca/cse/ Canadian Society of Soil Science ..............................................www.csss.ca Canadian Water & Wastewater Association .............................www.cwwa.ca Canadian Water Resources Association . ................................. www.cwra.org CanTra - Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association . ............... www.cantra.ca Centre for Global Food Issues ...................................................www.cgfi.org Certified Organic Association of BC ....................... www.certifiedorganic.bc.ca Council for Agricultural Science & Technology .............. www.cast-science.org Council for Biotechnology Information . .........................www.whybiotech.com Crop Life America ................................................................... www.acpa.org Crop Life Canada ..................................................................www.croplife.ca Dairy Farmers of Manitoba . .................................................www.milk.mb.ca Dairylea Co-operative ....................................................... www.dairylea.com Ducks Unlimited Canada . .......................................................www.ducks.ca Editors’ Association of Canada ...............................................www.editors.ca Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association ....................www.farmequip.org Farm Safety Association ...................................................www.farmsafety.ca Federation of Canadian Municipalities . ......................................www.fcm.ca Flax Council of Canada .................................................... www.flaxcouncil.ca Fluid Fertilizer Foundation ........................................... www.fluidfertilizer.com Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.............www.fao.org George Morris Centre . ................................................ www.georgemorris.org Idaho Grain Producers Association .................................. www.idahograin.org Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario . ............................. www.ifao.com International Agriculture Exchange Association . ........................................................................ www.ozemail.com.au/~iaea International Seed Saving .................................................www.seedsave.org Junior Farmer’s Association of Ontario ...................................www.jfao.on.ca Keystone Agricultural Producers ...........................................www.kap.mb.ca Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association . .................................................................................www.hort-trades.com Manitoba Forage Seed Association ............................ www.forageseed.mb.ca Manitoba High School Rodeo Association . ............................. www.mhsra.ca Manitoba Institute of Agrologists ...........................................www.mia.mb.ca Manitoba Water & Wastewater Association . ..........................www.mwwa.net Mid America CropLife Association ....................................... www.macpa.com Minnesota Farmers Union ........................................................ www.mfu.org National Agri-Marketing Association ...................................... www.nama.org National Alfalfa Alliance ........................................................ www.alfalfa.org National Association of Wheat Growers ..........................www.wheatworld.org National Corn Growers Association ........................................www.ncga.com National Cottonseed Products Association . ................... www.cottonseed.com National Farm Products Council ....................................www.nfpc-cnpa.gc.ca National Farmers Union ..............................................................www.nfu.ca National Grain Sorghum Producers .......................www.sorghumgrowers.com National High School Rodeo Association ................................ www.nhsra.org National Meat Association . ............................................. www.nmaonline.org National Milk Producers Federation . .......................................www.nmpf.org National Oilseed Processors Association ................................. www.nopa.org Nebraska Wheat Growers Association ..................... www.nebraskawheat.com Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo Association .................................... merrittrodeo.com North American Equipment Dealers Association ...................www.naeda.com North Dakota High School Rodeo Association ....................... www.ndhsra.org Ontario Association of Agricultural Socities ...................www.ontariofairs.com Ontario Bean Producers ............................................www.ontariobeans.on.ca Ontario Corn Producers Association ............................... www.ontariocorn.org

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Ontario Farm Animal Council . ..................................................www.ofac.org Ontario Federation of Agriculture . .......................................... www.ofa.on.ca Ontario Hay Producers Association . ............. www.agpub.on.ca/ohpa/ohpa.htm Ontario Horticulture Association ..................................www.gardenontario.org Ontario Institute of Agrologists ................................................www.oia.on.ca Ontario Large Herd Operators ................................ www.ocl.net/projects/olho/ Ontario Pesticides Advisory Committee .......................... www.opac.gov.on.ca Ontario Retail Farm Equipment Dealers’ Association ............www.orfeda.com Ontario Soybean Growers ............................................... www.soybean.on.ca Ontario Veal Association . .............................................www.ontarioveal.on.ca Ontario Veterinary Medical Association .................................. www.ovma.org Ontario Water Works Association . ........................................ www.owwa.com Ontario White Bean Producers ..................................www.ontariobeans.on.ca Organic Producers Association of Manitoba .......................www.opam.mb.ca Pacific Seed Association ................................................ www.pacificseed.org PEI Federation of Agriculture .................................................... www.peifa.ca People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).................. www.peta.com Pesticide Action Network North America ............................... www.panna.org Potash & Phosphate Institute of Canada . ........................... www.ppi-ppic.org Pulse Canada .............................................................www.pulsecanada.com Railway Association of Canada ..............................................www.railcan.ca Roping Association of Ontario .................................... www.ropingontario.com Rural Municipal Administrators’ Association of Saskatchewan . ............................................................................................www.rmaa.ca Saskatchewan Aerial Applicators Association ............................www.saaa.ca Saskatchewan Association of Agricultural Societies & Exhibitions . ........................................................................................... www.saase.ca Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission......................www.scdc.ca Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association . ....................................................................... www.saskcattle.com/joomla Saskatchewan High School Rodeo Association . ....................www.shsra.com Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists . ................................... www.sia.sk.ca Saskatchewan Pulse Growers . .......................................www.saskpulse.com Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association . .........................ssca.usask.ca Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association .................... www.suma.org Saskatchewan Water and Wastewater Association ..............www.swwa.sk.ca SHARE Agriculture Foundation ............................. www.shareagfoundation.org Smallgrains ...................................................................www.smallgrains.org South Shore Exhibition . ....................................................www.thebigex.com SPI Marketing Group Inc .................................................. www.spigroup.com Sugarbeet Research & Education Board . ............................... www.sbreb.org Toronto Biotechnology Initiative .................................www.torontobiotech.org Turtleford Ag Society . ........................................... www.turtlefordagsociety.ca United Farmers of Alberta - Head Office .....................................www.ufa.net

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Verified Beef Production........................................................www.saskvbp.ca West Coast Railway Association . ............................................ www.wcra.org Western Barley Growers Association ...................................... www.wbga.org Western Canada Water and Waterworks Association .............www.wcwwa.ca Western Grains Research Foundation . ......................www.westerngrains.com Women’s Professional Rodeo Association . ............................ www.wpra.com World Wildlife Fund - Canada .........................................www.wwfcanada.org

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Automotive

Daimler Chrysler Canada Inc.......................................www.daimlerchrysler.ca Ford Motor Company of Canada..................................................www.ford.ca General Motors of Canada...............................................www.gmcanada.com Hyundai Canada....................................................... www.hyundaicanada.com International Truck and Engine Corporation.........................www.navistar.com Kia Canada.................................................................................. www.kia.ca Mazda....................................................................................www.mazda.ca Nissan Canada........................................................................ www.nissan.ca Saturn Canada............................................................www.saturncanada.com Subaru Canada.......................................................................www.subaru.ca Toyota Canada.........................................................................www.toyota.ca

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Canada............................................. www.BankruptcyCanada.com Deloitte & Touche Bankruptcy................................www.bankruptcy.deloitte.ca Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada............... osb-bsf.ic.gc.ca

BioTechnology

Ag Bio World................................................................... www.agbioworld.org Alltech Biotechnology Centre..........................................www.alltech-bio.com Aventis Biotech Challenge............................ www.aventisbiotechchallenge.com BC Biotech..........................................................................www.bcbiotech.ca BioAlberta........................................................................www.bioalberta.com BioAtlantech...............................................................www.bioatlantech.nb.ca BioNova............................................................................ www.bionova.ns.ca Nati...........................................................................................www.nati.net

Buildings

AFAB Industries.................................................... www.postframebuilding.com All Steel Structures of America............................................www.nwsteel.com All Weather Shelters Inc......................................www.allweather-shelters.com American Steel Span Buildings........................... www.americansteelspan.com Arch Plus Systems Inc........................................ www.arch-plus-systems.com Betco Inc............................................................www.betcopoultry-swine.com Borga Inc................................................................................ www.borga.net Central Confinement Service Ltd......................................... www.cencon.com Chestnut Horse Barn Plans........................www.abetterplan.com/chestnut.html Cleary Building Corp.................................................. www.clearybuilding.com Cover-All Building Systems.................................................. www.coverall.net Harnois............................................................................... www.harnois.com J & H Homes......................................................................www.jhhomes.com The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y

D I R E C T O R Y

Kentucky Construction Corporation.................. www.kentuckyconstruction.com

1-800-258-7877

• Pole barns • Hay sheds • Riding arenas • Shops Roof trusses and Eng. beams

www.leductruss.com or email: sales@leductruss.com Leduc Truss (1981) Ltd................................................... www.leductruss.com Lester Buildings........................................................ www.lesterbuildings.com MD Barns......................................................................... www.mdbarns.com MegaDome Fabric Buildings by Harnois............... www.megadomebuildings.ca Norseman Structures……………………… www.norsemanstructures.com Newton Enterprises (1983).................................... www.newtonenterprises.ca Shopost Iron Works Ltd.......................................................www.shopost.com Tri-County Barns......................................................................www.tcps.com Turnkey Steel Innovations............................. www.turnkeepsteelinnovations.ca VersaTube Building System..............................................www.versatube.com Wick Buildings........................................................... www.wickbuildings.com Zipperlock Steel Buildings............................................... www.zipperlock.com

Computer Software & Service

ACS Computer Services....................................................... www.acsdrs.com Ag Leader Technology........................................................www.agleader.com AgExpert............................................................................... www.settler.com AgExplorer...................................................................... www.agexplorer.com AgMpower.........................................................................www.agmpower.ca Agri Marketing Ltd............................................................www.agrimark.com Agri Software LLC................................................................ www.asineb.com Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada................................www.agr.gc.ca/holos-ghg Agricultural Data Systems.......................................... www.touchmemory.com Agri-Labs Information Systems......................................... www.agri-labs.com Agris Corporation....................................................................www.agris.com Agromix Software Inc................................................... www.agronomix.mb.ca APEIS Corporation.................................................................. www.apeis.com Canadian Rural Computer Services............................ www.canadianrural.com CanWest DHI..................................................................www.canwestdhi.com Cat Squared Software....................................................www.catsquared.com Cattlesoft.........................................................................www.cattlemax.com CattlePro.......................................................................... www.cattlepro.com ChemTrak........................................................................... www.ocssoft.com Cheval Publishing HorseBiz Equine Software................... www.chevalpub.com ComputerAid Professional Services Ltd....................www.computeraidpro.com Cow Sense- Herd Management Software . ...............................................................www.midwestmicro.com/suite.htm CQBeef...................................................................................www.cqbeef.ca Crop Data Management Systems Inc...................................... www.cdms.net Croplands - The System.....................................www.croplandsthesystem.com Dairy Records Management Systems.......................................www.drms.org Dalex Livestock Solutions...................................................... www.dalex.com DBC Smart Software............................................ www.dbcsmartsoftware.com DeerTrax..............................................................................www.deertrax.net DHI-Provo......................................................................... www.dhiprovo.com Diamond Software......................................................... www.diamondsc.com Digipac Microcomputer Software............................ www.digipacsoftware.com Dimo’s Tool & Die/Labtronics . ............................... www.halross.com/English/DigitalConversionProblems.asp Dinwiddie Software Inc........................................................ www.dinsoft.com Direct Ag Sales...........................................................www.directagsales.com DMI Computer Technologies........................................ www.dmi-agvision.com Echelon Ag.........................................................................www.echelonag.ca ECI Software....................................................................www.eci-equity.com EFG Software UK........................................................... www.efgsoftware.com G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Encore Business Solutions.......................................www.encorebusiness.com Esplanade Software.................................... www.stronghorses.com/esplanade/ Sheep Management System An Advanced Software Program Designed To Help You Improve The Productivity and Health Of Your Flock

www.ewebyte.com ewebyte@ewebyte.com

• RFID Compatible •Supports traceability requirements • Interfaces with GenOvis for genetic evaluation

Ewe Byte Sheep Management System...............................www.ewebyte.com Farm Files......................................................................... www.farmfiles.com Farm Nutriadvisor...................................................www.farmnutriadvisor.com Farm Works Software......................................................www.farmworks.com Farmcentre.com............................................................ www.farmcentre.com Farmtronics National Sales & Service.............................www.farmtronics.com FieldWorker................................................................... www.fieldworker.com Format International........................................... www.formatinternational.com Fort Supply Technologies................................................www.fort-supply.com FUS Support Inc............................................................ www.formushare.com Ganaraska Systems Inc.................................................... www.gmsgrain.com Gylling Data Management Inc........................................... www.gdmdata.com

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Hay&CropManager....................................................... www.haymanager.com Hbs Systems.................................................................www.hbssystems.com Heartland Technologies Inc.......................................... www.heartlandinc.com Herd-Pro Software............................................................ www.herd-pro.com Hi-Plains System Inc.................................................www.hiplainsystems.com HorseTrak Software......................................................... www.horsetrak.com ICASA......................................................................................www.icasa.net Juniper Systems.............................................................www.fort-supply.com Integrated Knowledge Group Inc............................................... www.ikg.com Kaniteo Information Service................................................ www.kaniteo.com Kirkey................................................................................... www.kirkey.com Lama Logic 2000............................................................. www.lamalogic.com Landview Systems............................................................ www.landview.com Midwest MicroSystems..............................................www.midwestmicro.com Mountain View Software................................ www.mountainviewsoftware.com M-Tech Systems......................................................www.mtech-systems.com One Step Automation...........................................................www.one-step.ca PigCHAMP Inc..............................................................www.pigchampinc.com Prairie Agri Photo Ltd...................................................... www.prairieagri.com Prism Technologies............................................................ www.prismtech.ca Progressive Software......................................................... www.agripros.com Ranch Manager Software...................................................www.lionedge.com Ranch Vision..................................................................www.ranchvision.com Red Hen Farming Systems..................................................www.farmgis.com Red Hen Systems.................................................... www.redhensystems.com Red Wing Software......................................www.redwingsoftware.com/rwssn/ Siga Farm Software.................................................................. www.siga.net SoftAgro............................................................................ www.softagro.com Springer Design Inc................................................. www.ostrichsoftware.com SST Development Group.............................................. www.sstdevgroup.com Summit Software Inc....................................................www.summit-soft.com The Rural Entrepreneur............................................www.ruralwebdesign.com Vamp Dairy Management Software...................................... www.vampp.com Vertical Software Inc.................................................www.verticalsoftware.net

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ViewTrak Technologies Inc..............................................www.viewtrak.com

WIL-TECH SOFTWARE LTD

Farm & Ranch Software That is Easy to Use •Farmtool For WindoWs – Farm accounting SoFtware. •Farmtool Companion – Field, Service, inventory recordS, and more! •Genet-assist For WindoWs – BeeF Herd management SoFtware. Visit Us at: www.wil-techsoftware.com

Email: wiltech@sasktel.net

Wil-Tech Software Ltd............................................ www.wil-techsoftware.com Winsoft Development....................................... www.winsoftdevelopment.com/

Crop Protection & Promotion

AgBios................................................................................. www.agbios.com Agrimor Int’l Co...................................................................www.agrimor.com Agrium Inc...........................................................................www.agrium.com Barley Disease Problems............... www.uidaho.edu/ag/plantdisease/barley.htm BASF...................................................................................... www.basf.com BASF AgSolutions............................................................ www.agsolutions.ca BASF US Agricultural Resources.............................. www.agproducts.basf.com Biotech Canada.....................................................................www.biotech.ca Canadian Fertilizer Institute...........................................................www.cfi.ca Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology................... www.cifst.ca Canola Council of Canada...........................................www.canola-council.org Cantest Ltd......................................................................... www.cantest.com Conklin Company................................................................ www.conklin.com Cooper Mill Ltd...............................................................www.coopermill.com Crop Life America..................................................... www.croplifeamerica.org Crop Life Canada...................................................................www.croplife.ca Dow AgroSciences............................................................ www.dowagro.com DuPont................................................................................www.dupont.com Garlic Barrier................................................................www.garlicbarrier.com Gustafson www.bayercropscience.co/BAYER/CropScience/BCSUS.nsf/id/Gust_Home Hefty Seed Company.......................................................www.heftyseed.com HiStick................................................................................. www.histick.com Lipha Tech........................................................................www.liphatech.com Monsanto........................................................................www.monsanto.com Mosaic Company............................................................. www.mosaicco.com Mycogen...........................................................................www.mycogen.com Natural Insect Control..................................... www.natural-insect-control.com Nature Safe....................................................................www.naturesafe.com Nutra-Flo............................................................................www.nutraflo.com Nutrite Hydro Agri................................................................ www.nutrite.com Oil-Dri Corporation of America.......................................www.terra-green.com Philom Bios................................................................... www.philombios.com Plant Biotechnology Institute.................................................. www.pbi.nrc.ca Plant Diseases and Damages.................www.ent.iastate.edu/imagegal/plantpath/ Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan.............................www.potashcorp.com PowerRich Corporation....................................................www.powerrich.com PyGanic Crop Protection Products.......................................www.pyganic.com Rapid Inc............................................................................ www.rapidnet.org Saskatchewan Wheat Pool.......................................................www.swp.com Saskferco........................................................................ www.saskferco.com Simplot............................................................................... www.simplot.com Simplot Canada Ltd................................................................www.simplot.ca Sylvite Canada........................................................................ www.sylvite.ca Syngenta..........................................................................www.syngenta.com Terra Industries Inc................................................... www.terraindustries.com The Fertilizer Institute.................................................................. www.tfi.org Ultra Bio-Logics Inc............................................................. www.ublcorp.com Valent Insect & Weed Control................................................ www.valent.com WCIB Fertilizer & Pesticide World Market.................................www.wcib.com w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


Westco Fertilizers........................................................... www.westcoag.com/ Wolf Trax........................................................................ www.farmtested.com

Education & Extension

I N T E R N E T

D I R E C T O R Y

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies.........................www.siit.sk.ca Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology - SIAST . .........................................................................................www.siast.sk.ca Selkirk College....................................................................www.selkirk.bc.ca SIAST - Custom Harvester Applied Certificate Program www.siast.sk.ca/siast/educationtraining/appliedcertificate/agapplied/customharv. htm Simon Fraser University...............................................................www.sfu.ca Sonoran Institute.................................................................www.sonoran.org South Dakota Ag in the Classroom............................. www.sdagclassroom.org Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.................................www.sait.ab.ca St. Mary’s University............................................................. www.stmarys.ca Thinkin’ Outside the Barn..................................................... www.danohler.ca Trinity Western University............................................................www.twu.ca UBC’s Animal Welfare Program....................................... www.landfood.ubc.ca University of Winnipeg.......................................................www.uwinnipeg.ca University College of the Fraser Valley.....................www.ucfv.bc.ca/home/htm University College of the North....................................www.keewatincc.mb.ca University of Alberta - Ag & Food....................................www.afns.ualberta.ca University of BC Faculty of Ag Sciences...............................www.agsci.ubc.ca University of British Columbia..................................................... www.ubc.ca University of Calgary............................................................ www.ucalgary.ca University of Guelph - Animal & Poultry Science . ................................................................................ www.aps.uoguelph.ca University of Lethbridge............................................................ www.uleth.ca

Acadia University.................................................................. www.acadiau.ca AgriBusiness eCampus................................... www.agribusinessecampus.com Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan..................................www.agcouncil.ca Agriculture in The Classroom........................................ www.agclassroom.org Agriculture in the Classroom - Manitoba................................www.aitc.mb.ca Agriculture in the Classroom Alberta . ........................ www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agic5613 Agriculture in the Classroom-National Directory.......................... www.aitc.ca Alberta Reduced Tillage Linkages................................ www.reducedtillage.ca Assiniboine Community College............................http://public.assiniboine.net/ Atlantic Veterinary College................................................ www.upei.ca/~avc/ ATN Agricultural Training Network........................................www.agtrain.com BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation............................www.aitc.ca/bc Brandon University..............................................................www.brandonu.ca Cameron University College of Agriculture . .................................................................... www.cameron.edu/agriculture/ Camosum College........................................................... www.camosun.bc.ca Capilano College...........................................................www.capcollege.bc.ca Carlton Trail Regional College..................................................www.ctrc.sk.ca Centre for Agribusiness Training & Education..................... www.agtraining.ca Concordia University...........................................................www.concordia.ca Department of Soil Science . ...............................................www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/afs/Soil_Science/ Douglas College................................................................ www.douglas.bc.ca Erickson College................................................................ www.erickson.edu First Nations University of Canada............................................. www.sifc.edu GREAT PEOP L E , Fraser Valley Distance Education................ www.sd42.ca/WebsiteCE/fvdes.html GREAT CAREE R S Geocan............................................www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/2246/ Grande Prairie Regional College.............................................www.gprc.ab.ca www.umanitoba.ca/afs/ Fa c u lty of Ag r i c u ltu r a l Grant MacEwan University..................................................www.macewan.ca agfoodsci@umanitoba.ca an d Fo o d S c i en c e s Iowa State University College of Agriculture......................www.ag.iastate.edu 204.474.6026 King’s University College.....................................................www.kingsu.ab.ca Kwantlen University College............................................ www.kwantlen.bc.ca University of Manitoba/Agriculture & Food Sciences Lakeland College............................................................www.lakelandc.ab.ca . .............................................................................. www.umanitoba.ca/afs/ Lethbridge Community College............................ www.lethbridgecollege.ab.ca University of Montreal........................................................ www.umontreal.ca Malaspina University................................................................. www.mala.ca University of New Brunswick.......................................................www.unb.ca McGill University......................................................................www.mcgill.ca University of Northern British Columbia..................................... www.unbc.ca McGill University - Agriculture................................. www.mcgill.ca/macdonald University of Prince Edward Island............................................. www.upei.ca Medicine Hat College.............................................................www.mhc.ab.ca University of Saskatchewan - Animal and Poultry Science Mount Royal College......................................................... www.mtroyal.ab.ca . ........................................................... www.ag.usask.ca/departments/anps/ New Okanagan College.................................................. www.okanagan.bc.ca University of Saskatchewan - College of Agriculture.............www.ag.usask.ca North West Regional College................................................. www.nwrc.sk.ca Northwest Community College............................................. www.nwcc.bc.ca University of Toronto.............................................................www.utoronto.ca Nova Scotia Agricultural College............................................ www.nsac.ns.ca University of Victoria.................................................................. www.uvic.ca Olds College.....................................................................www.oldscollege.ca University of Western Ontario..................................................... www.uwo.ca Ontario Agricultural College........................................... www.oac.uoguelph.ca University of Windsor...........................................................www.uwindsor.ca Ontario Veterinary College..............................................www.ovc.uoguelph.ca Western Beef Development Centre....................................... www.wbdc.sk.ca Penn State - College of Ag Sciences....................................www.cas.psu.edu Western College of Veterinary Medicine.........................www.usask.ca/wcvm/ Perdue University Agricultural........................ www.agriculture.purdue.edu/arp/ Western Producer Publications......................................... www.producer.com Pesticide Management Education Program.................... pmep.cce.cornell.edu Environment & Conservation Portage College...............................................................www.portagec.ab.ca American Farmland Trust................................................... www.farmland.org Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute...................................... www.pami.ca Cows & Fish - AB Riparian Habitat Management Program Prairie Swine Centre....................................................... www.prairieswine.ca . ................................................................................ www.cowsandfish.org Queen’s University............................................................... www.queensu.ca Ducks Unlimited......................................................................www.ducks.ca Red Deer College.................................................................... www.rdc.ab.ca Land Trust Alliance...................................................................... www.lta.org Ridgetown College....................................................... www.ridgetownc.on.ca Nature Conservancy of Canada.............................. www.natureconservancy.ca Saskatchewan Council for Community Development . ..................................................................................... www.agtraining.ca Notre Dame Used Oil............................................www.notredameusedoil.com New Brunswick Wildlife Federation....................................www.wildlife.nb.ca Saskatchewan Indian Federated College - Northern Campus . ............................................................................................ www.sifc.edu Prairie Conservation Forum............................................www.albertapcf.ab.ca The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Recycle your used oil, filters and containers. For your nearest drop-off or collector, visit or call:

www.usedoilrecycling.com SARRC

COMBINE PARTS Carter Manufacturing....................................................www.cartermfgco.com Gratton Coulee Agri Parts Ltd.............................................. www.gcparts.com Loewen Manufacturing.................................................. www.loewenmfg.com

www.strawchopper.com

1-877-645-7275

Toll Free 1-866-733-3567

Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery . .......................................................................... www.usedoilrecycling.com WestSource Group Holdings Inc....................................... www.westsource.ca

EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ATVS & RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

Arctic Cat.......................................................................... www.arcticcat.com Argo................................................................................... www.argoatv.com Canadian Kawasaki Motors................................................. www.kawasaki.ca Honda Canada.........................................................................www.honda.ca Polaris Recreational Vehicles........................ www.polarisindustries.com/en-US/ Quadivator (ATV Products)............................................... www.quadivator.com Seadoo............................................................................... www.seadoo.com Ski-Doo.............................................................................. www.ski-doo.com Suzuki.................................................................................... www.suzuki.ca Yamaha Canada...........................................................www.yamaha-motor.ca

AUGERS/CONVEYORS

Ag Shield Manufacturing....................................................www.agshield.com Airmaster Sales........................................................ www.airmastersales.com Batco Manufacturing....................................................... www.batcomfg.com Bazooka Farmstar.................................................. www.bazookafarmstar.com Bergen Industries Inc............................................. www.bergenindustries.com Caterpillar................................................................................. www.cat.com Christianson Systems Inc..............................................www.christianson.com Convey-All Industries Inc................................................. www.convey-all.com CR Conveying Inc..........................................................www.crconveying.com Little Beaver.................................................................. www.littlebeaver.com PTMC Engineers Systems Ltd.....................................www.ptmcsystems.com Valmetal............................................................................www.valmetal.com Westfield Industries......................................................www.grainaugers.com Wheatheart....................................................................www.wheatheart.com

BALE HANDLING

AM Machinery Inc.......................................................www.ammachinery.com Bale Band-It....................................................................www.balebandit.com Bale Buddie Inc.............................................................. www.balebuddie.com Bergen Industries Inc............................................. www.bergenindustries.com Binder-Wrap.................................................................... www.binderwrap.dk Brandt Industries Ltd............................................................... www.brandt.ca Courtney Berg Industries Ltd....................................... www.courtneyberg.com Degelman Industries Ltd..................................................www.degelman.com Groening Industries Ltd................................................. www.groeningind.com Haukaas Manufacturing.....................................................www.haukaas.com Highline Manufacturing................................................. www.highlinemfg.com Jaydar Manufacturing.................................................. www.jaydar-bales.com Mechanized Bale Handling Machinery................www.ptbo.igs.net/~netherexe/ Tube-o-Lator................................................................ www.tube-o-lator.com Vermeer Manufacturing Company...................................... www.vermeer.com Versa Corporation.................................................. www.versacorporation.com Westward Products Ltd........................................www.westwardproducts.com

COMBINES

Agco Corporation..............................................................www.agcocorp.com Alberta Harvest Centre......................................www.albertaharvestcentre.com Case IH................................................................................ www.caseih.com John Deere & Company...................................................www.johndeere.com Massey Ferguson....................................................www.masseyferguson.com Nebraska Machinery Co....................................www.nebraska-machinery.com

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Redekop Manufacturing Co...........................................www.redekopmfg.com Sunnybrook Welding & Machine Shop................ www.sunnybrookwelding.com Watrous Salvage Ltd................................................www.watroussalvage.com

ENGINES

Briggs & Stratton.................................................. www.briggsandstratton.com Cummins Westport Inc......................................................www.cummins.com Even-Spray & Chemicals................................................. www.evenspray.com The Gear Centre............................................................. www.gearcentre.com

GRAIN HANDLING

Ag Dryer Services Inc.......................................................... www.agdryer.com Ag Growth Industries....................................................... www.aggrowth.com Arrow Corporation.......................................................... www.arrowcorp.com Bjerke Brothers Inc............................................... www.bjerkebrothersinc.com Brandt Industries Ltd............................................................... www.brandt.ca Brock Grain Dryers........................................................www.graindryers.com CrustBuster Speed King.............................................. www.speedkinginc.com Edwards Grain Guard................................................. www.edwardsgrain.com Kongskilde..................................................................... www.kongskilde.com Rem Enterprises Inc.............................................www.remmanufacturing.com Triple Star Mfg. Ltd.........................................................www.augersteer.com Viterra.................................................................................... www.viterra.ca

GRAIN STORAGE

Ag Growth Industries....................................................... www.aggrowth.com Allsize Perforating . ..............................................................www.allsize.com Almar Systems ................................................................... www.almar.on.ca Avonlea Farm Sales .........................................................www.grainbins.com Brewer Construction Company . ...................................... www.brewerco.com Bridgeview Manufacturing......................... www.bridgeviewmanufacturing.com Chadco Inc .................................................................... www.chadcoinc.com Clemmer Steel Craft............................................ www.clemmersteelcraft.com GSI Grain Systems .....................................................www.grainsystems.com Hanson Silo Company . ..................................................www.hansonsilo.com Koenders Mfg 1997 Ltd............................................... www.koendersmfg.com Lancaster Silo Equipment .....................................www.lancasterlevel-flo.com M & K Welding..................................................................www.mkwelding.ca Meridian Manufacturing...............................................www.meridianmfg.com M-K Distributors Inc . ................................................... www.hoppercone.com Skyway Grain Systems.....................................www.skywaygrainsystems.com Sperling Industries Ltd .................................................. www.sperlingind.com Wall Grain Company.........................................................www.wallgrain.com Westeel ............................................................................... www.westeel.ca Westeel Limited ................................................................www.westeel.com/ Wheatland Bins Ltd. . ............................................... www.wheatlandbins.com Wilhelm Concrete ..................................................www.wilhelmconcrete.com

HAYING

Brandt Industries Ltd............................................................... www.brandt.ca Gehl Company........................................................................ www.gehl.com

IRRIGATION

Calmar Industries Ltd............................................. www.calmarindustries.com Lindsay Manufacturing.....................................................www.zimmatic.com Vanden Bussche Irrigation.......................................www.vandenbussche.com w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


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LIVESTOCK Balzer Inc..........................................................................www.balzerinc.com Bridgeview Manufacturing Inc.................... www.bridgeviewmanufacturing.com Farmer Automatic of America Inc........................... www.farmerautomatic.com Gehl Company........................................................................ www.gehl.com Husky Farm Equipment..................................................... www.huskyfarm.ca Marting Mfg of Iowa Inc......................................................www.marting.com Park Lake Welding & Manufacturing ......................www.parklakewelding.com Real Industries............................................................www.realindustries.com Supreme International..................................... www.supremeinternational.com

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LOADERS

Bobcat.................................................................................www.bobcat.com Leon’s Mfg Company Inc...................................................www.leonsmfg.com Thomas Equipment Ltd.............................................www.thomasloaders.com

PRECISION AGRICULTURE

AutoFarm...........................................................................www.gpsfarm.com DynaNav . .........................................................................www.dynanav.com ESRI Canada . ............................................................................ www.esri.ca

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GIS4Ag.com......................................................................... www.gis4ag.com Implement Cameras...........................................................www.allanleigh.ca NORAC Systems International Inc............................................. www.norac.ca OmniSTAR ........................................................................www.omnistar.com PAT Inc. ................................................................................www.patinc.info Peacock Foam Marker ...............................................www.peacockfoam.com Prairie Agri Photo Ltd...................................................... www.prairieagri.com Prairie Geomatics Ltd. . .....................................................www.prairie.mb.ca Precision Agriculture . ........................... www.ghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/precisionag/ PrecisionAg ................................................................. www.precisionag.com Raven Industries............................................................... www.ravenind.com Spray-Air Technologies ......................................................www.sprayair.com TopCon Precision Agriculture.............................................www.topconpa.com Trimble .............................................. www.trimble.com/precise/agri/index.htm Triple Star Mfg. Ltd......................................................www.triplestarmfg.com

SCALES

Elias Scales................................................................... www.eliasscales.com NORAC Systems International Inc............................................. www.norac.ca Reliable Scale Corporation........................................... www.reliablescale.com

SPRAYERS

Ag Shield Manufacturing....................................................www.agshield.com Ag Spray.............................................................................www.agspray.com Ag-Chem........................................................................... www.agchem.com Air-O-Fan Products Corp......................................................www.airofan.com Brandt Industries Ltd............................................................... www.brandt.ca The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y

Sprayer Boom Height Controller and many other products! www.greentronics.com

Phone: 519-669-4698

Greentronics................................................................ www.greentronics.com Korvan Harvesters....................................www.hadwinsupply.com/korvanl.htm Miller St. Nazianz.............................................................. www.millerstn.com NTech Industries Inc ....................................................www.weedseeker.com Pioneer West Inc...................................................... www.pioneerwestinc.com Rittenhouse......................................................................www.rittenhouse.ca Spraytest Controls............................................................www.spraytest.com Wilger Indusstries...................................................................www.wilger.net

TILLAGE & SEEDING

Bourgault Industries............................................................www.bourgault.ca Bourgault Tillage Tools................................................... www.tillagetools.com Brillion....................................................................... www.brillionfarmeq.com Can-Seed Equipment Ltd........................................... www.canseedequip.com Convey-All Industries Inc................................................. www.convey-all.com CrustBuster Speed King.............................................. www.speedkinginc.com Gen Manufacturing........................................................ www.wearpoints.com Herd Seeder Co. Inc....................................................... www.herdseeder.com Kelley Manufacturing Co..................................................www.kelleymfg.com K-Hart Industries.......................................................www.khartindustries.com Kinze Manufacturing Inc...................................................www.kinzemfg.com Korvan Harvesters....................................www.hadwinsupply.com/korvanl.htm Krause Corp......................................................................www.krauseco.com Landoll Corporation.............................................................. www.landoll.com McFarlane Mfg. Co. Inc...................................................www.flexharrow.com McKay Empire............................................................www.mckayempire.com Monosem - Pneumatic Precision Planter.................... www.monosem-inc.com Morris Industries Ltd. ............................................www.morris-industries.com Phoenix Rotary Equipment Ltd....................................www.phoenixrotary.com Progressive Farm Products.....................................www.progressivefarm.com Seed Hawk..................................................................... www.seedhawk.com Starco Manufacturing Inc................................................ www.starcomfg.com Tram Sales......................................................................www.tramsales.com Valmar Airflo Inc................................................................... www.valmar.com

TRACTORS

Agco Corporation..............................................................www.agcocorp.com Belarus..................................................................................www.belarus.ca Bingham Company.............................................www.binghamequipment.com Buhler .................................................................................www.buhler.com Case IH................................................................................ www.caseih.com Hawke & Co. Ag................................................................www.hawkeag.com John Deere & Company...................................................www.johndeere.com Kubota Canada.......................................................................www.kubota.ca Mahindra Inc............................................................... www.mahindrausa.com Massey Ferguson....................................................www.masseyferguson.com Nebraska Machinery Co....................................www.nebraska-machinery.com Sunshine Equipment Inc...................................................www.sunequip.com Valtra Valmet.........................................................................www.valtra.com Zetor.......................................................................................www.zetor.com G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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TRAILERS & TRUCK BODIES

Barrett Trailers Inc ................................................... www.barrett-trailers.com Brian’s Trailer Sales ..............................................www.brianstrailersales.com Bridgeview Manufacturing Inc.................... www.bridgeviewmanufacturing.com Cancade Company Ltd.......................................................www.cancade.com Car Mate Custom Built Trailers . ............................. www.carmate-trailers.com Cato Classic Aluminum Horse Trailers............. www.trailercountry.com/cat.htm Cowboy Trailers ....................................................... www.cowboytrailers.com Diamond T Farm and Trailer Sales . ...........................www.diamondtfarm.com Doepker Industries Ltd....................................................... www.doepker.com FalCan Industries ................................................................. www.falcan.com Flaman Sales.......................................................................www.flaman.com Halco Trailer Works Inc. . ............................................ www.halcotrailers.com/ Horse Trailers of Tennessee ....................................www.attentionhorses.com Kaufman Trailers Inc. ..............................................www.kaufmantrailers.com Lardners RV Trailer Sales .................................................. www.lardners.com Metro Centre Ltd. . ......................................................www.metrotrailers.com Mumby Manufacturing Ltd. ......................................www.mumbyhitches.com National Trailer Parts . ........................................ www.nationaltrailerparts.com Norberts Trailers ...............................................................www.norberts.com Patington Inc. . ............................................................. www.trailer-hitch.com Performance Trailers . ......................................... www.performancetrailer.com Steer In Trailer Sales ...........................................................www.steerin.com Topline Trailer and Equipment Sales . ........................ www.toplinetrailers.com Trailtech Trailers ............................................................... www.trailtech.com Train Trailer . .................................................................. www.traintrailer.com Walinga Inc.........................................................................www.walinga.com Yered Trailers .............................................................. www.yeredtrailers.com

MISCELLANEOUS

Ariens (Lawn Equip./Snow Blowers)......................................www.ariens.com Boulter Machine Works Ltd. (Egg Handling)..............www.boultermachine.com Clemmer Steel Craft (Tanks)................................ www.clemmersteelcraft.com Danuser (Post Hole Diggers)............................................... www.danuser.com Ditch Witch (Trenchers)................................................... www.ditchwitch.com Evertight Anchors (Ground Anchors)..........................www.evertightanchors.ca Fiber-Werx International...................................................... www.fiberwerx.ca Golden View Fabricating (Truck Boxes)...........................www.goldenview.com Kuhn Equipment (Earthmoving)................................www.kuhnequipment.com Pat’s Driveline (Driveline Parts).............................. www.gearcentregroup.com Ramrod Equipment (Ramrod Tractor)............................www.ramrodequip.com

Farm Fun

Agriculture Picture Library ............................................ www.agripicture.com Big Valley Jamboree ........................................... www.bigvalleyjamboree.com Cow Screen Savers ............................................. www.cowscreensavers.com Crazy for Cows .......................................................... www.crazyforcows.com Desktopia.com ............................................................... www.desktopia.com Horsefun Home Page ....................................................... www.horsefun.com Moo-Cow Cafeteria . .........................www.nwlink.com/~persiank/pkmoo1.html Moo-Milk ......................................................................... www.moomilk.com Photobar Agricultural Stock Photography ......................... www.photobar.com Pigs-N-Stuff ...................................................................www.pigsnstuff.com Potbellied Pig Gifts & Merchandise . ...................................www.pigstuff.com Small in the Saddle . ............................................. www.smallinthesaddle.com The Official Random Chicken ................................ www.teselle.com/chick-en/ Themeworld Screensavers ..........................................www.themeworld.com USDA for Kids ..........................................www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome

Farm Safety

3-M Farm Safety ............................... www.3m.com/intl/ca/english/farmsafety/ Agricultural Safety & Health .................................. www.ag.uiuc.edu/agsafety/ AgSafe .................................................................................www.agsafe.org Canadian Agriculture Safety Association . .......................................................... www.casa-acsa.ca/english/index.html

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Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture . ...................................................................... www.cchsa-ccssma.usask.ca Farm & Ranch Safety & Health Association ........................ www.farsha.bc.ca Farm Safety 4 Just Kids .......................................................... www.fs4jk.org Farm Safety Association Inc. ..................................................www.fsai.on.ca Farm Safety Facts . .................................................... www.safety-council.org Gearing up for Safety ............................www.four-h.purdue.edu/tractor_safety/ Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks .........................www.nagcat.com National Education Center for Agriculture Safety . ................................................................... www.nsc.org/necas/agsafe.htm National Safety Council . ...............................www.nsc.org/issues/agrisafe.htm Operation Lifesaver ................................................www.operationlifesaver.ca Saskatchewan Farm Safety ......................... www.labour.gov.sk.ca/farmsafety/

Farm Toys & Collectibles

Action Farm Toys .....................................................www.actionfarmtoys.com Antique Tractor Shed ....................................................www.tractorshed.com Bossen Implements Inc. . .............................................. www.bossenimp.com Cal’s Farm Toys............................................................www.calsfarmtoys.com Deere Fun......................................................................... www.deerefun.com Ernzen Farm Toys....................................................www.ernzenfarmtoys.com Farm Toys for the Collector .............................................. www.dstratton.com Farm Tractor Toys ..................................................www.farmcountrytoys.com Hendren Implement Company . ....................................... www.hendrens.com Jensales Tractor Manuals & Toys ...................................... www.jensales.com John Deere Toys & Store . .................................... www.elementsofnature.com Liberty Toys Tractor Co. ............................................................ www.lttc.com Moores Farm Toys .................................................www.mooresfarmtoys.com Pedal Tractor Restoration ............................................. www.pedaltractor.com Pedal Tractors . .......................................................... www.pedaltractors.com Red Wagon Antiques and Farm Toys . ..................www.redwagonantiques.com Sparky Tractor & Implement . ..................................... www.sparkytractor.com Tiny Toys ...........................................................................www.tinytoys.com

Feed

Agribrands Purina Canada Inc. ......................................... www.agribrands.ca Allegra Equine Formulas ............................................. www.allegrahorse.com American Biosystems ......................................www.americanbiosystems.com Animal Loomix Liquid Feed Supplement . ............................ www.loomix.com Baden Feed and Supply Ltd.............................................www.badenfeed.com Bezner Beef . ................................................................www.beznerbeef.com Blue Mountain Feeds Inc.............................................www.blue-mountain.net Brookside Agra L.C.................................................. www.brookside-agra.com Buckeye Nutrition Inc. . ......................................... www.buckeyenutrition.com Dupont Specialty Grains . .................................................www.dupontsg.com Excel Feeds Inc...............................................................www.excelfeeds.com Feed Rite ...........................................................................www.feedrite.com Grand Valley Fortifiers Ltd. ............................................www.grandvalley.com Grotek .................................................................................www.grotek.com Herbs for Horses . .........................................................www.horseherbs.com Hubbard Feeds Inc. ................................................... www.hubbardfeeds.com iFEED Animal Activated Feeders .............................................www.ifeed.com Imperial Beef Inc. . ........................................................www.imperialbeef.net InterMountain Beef Commercial Feedyard . ....................................................................... www.intermountainbeef.com Liquid Feed Services . ........................................................... www.dbl-s.com Market Master Ltd. ..................................................www.grainwatchdog.com Masterfeeds ............................................................... www.masterfeeds.com Novus International . .........................................................www.novusint.com Okotoks Feed Service ..........................................www.pondside.com/okfeeds Plains Livestock..........................................................www.plainslivestock.net Premium Feeders Inc. ............................................www.premiumfeeders.com Rocorp Feed Additives Inc.................................................... www.rocorp.com Sellers Feedlot ...........................................................www.sellersfeedlot.com w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


Shakespeare Mills Inc. ......................................................... www.smipx.com Shurgain Feed ................................................................. www.shurgain.com Silver Creek Feeders Inc...................................... www.silvercreekfeeders.com Sunglo Feeds . .............................................................www.sunglofeeds.com TriForage Horsehae . .........................................................www.triforage.com UNIBLOK Canada ..................................................... www.uniblokcanada.com Vita Plus Corporation .........................................................www.vitaplus.com Vita Plus Corporation ...................................................www.vitaplusfeed.com Western Feedlots Ltd ........................................................ www.feedlots.com

Fences

Baygard Electric Fence Products . ..................................... www.baygard.com Big Sun Equine Products . ....................................... www.bigsunproducts.com Blitz Enterprises . ..................................................www.geocities.com/blitzent CAMEO Fencing .......................................................www.cameo-fencing.com Dare Products . .......................................................... www.dareproducts.com Electrobraid Farm Fencing ...........................................www.electrobraid.com Ferris Fencing . ........................................................... www.ferrisfencing.com Gallagher . ......................................................................... www.gallagher.ca Gardner Fence Systems Inc ....................................... www.gardnerfence.com Geotek Common Sense Fence - Electric Fence ...............www.geotekinc.com Kencove Farm Fence Inc . .................................................www.kencove.com Kiwi Fence Home Page ................................................... www.kiwifence.com Phoenix Fence Ltd ................................................... www.phoenixfence.ab.ca Ramm Fence Systems Inc . ...........................................www.rammfence.com Red Snap’r Electric Fencing ............................................. www.redsnapr.com Southwest Fence Systems ................................................www.swfence.com System Fencing .........................................................www.systemhorse.com/ Wallace Fences . .......................................................www.wallacefences.com Waterford Corporation ..............................................www.Waterfordcorp.com Wildlife Ranch Supply ........................................www.wildliferanchsupply.com Zareba Systems . ...................................................... www.amfarmworks.com

Government - Agriculture Departments

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada . .........................................www.agr.gc.ca Alberta Agriculture Food and Rural Development . .......... www.agric.gov.ab.ca British Columbia Ministry of Ag Food & Fisheries . .............www.gov.bc.ca/agf Canadian Grain Commission .................................... www.grainscanada.gc.ca Manitoba Agriculture . ........................................... www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture New Brunswick Agricultural and Rural Division .............. www.gnb.ca/afa-apa Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries . .................................................................................. www.gov.ns.ca/nsaf/ Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food . ....................... www.gov.on.ca/amafra Prince Edward Island Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture & Forestry . ..................................................................................... www.gov.pe.ca/af/ Saskatchewan Agriculture - Food and Rural Revitalization . .................................................................................... www.agr.gov.sk.ca/ United States Department of Agriculture .................................www.usda.gov

Government - Other Ag Related

Agricultural Adaption Council ....................................... www.adaptcouncil.org Agri-Food Trade Service (ATS) ..................................................ats-sea.agr.ca Alberta Barley Commission .........................................www.albertabarley.com BC Milk Marketing Board ...................................................www.milk-bc.com British Columbia Egg Producers ...........................................www.bcegg.com British Columbia Turkey Marketing Board . ........................www.bcturkey.com Canadian Agri-Food Research Council . ..............................www.carc-crac.ca Canadian Dairy Information Centre .................................www.dairyinfo.gc.ca Canadian Farm Income Program (CFIP) .................................www.agr.ca/cfip Canadian Firearms Centre ...............................................www.cfc-ccaf.gc.ca Canadian Food Inspection Agency .................................www.inspection.gc.ca Canadian Rural Partnership ................................................. www.rural.gc.ca Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade . ............................................................................... www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca Environment Canada . ..............................................................www.ec.gc.ca Export Development Canada ...................................................... www.edc.ca The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y

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Foodland Ontario ...................................................... www.foodland.gov.on.ca Government of Manitoba - Programs & Services . ...........................................................www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/programs Manitoba Egg Producers .................................................. www.mbegg.mb.ca Manitoba Milk Producers .....................................................www.milk.mb.ca Pest Management Regulatory Agency ........................... www.pmra-arla.gc.ca Poultry Section Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada . ......................................................................www.agr.ca/misb/aisd/poultry Responsible Pest Management ............................................ www.pestinfo.ca Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities ................... www.sarm.ca Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission .................www.scdc.sk.ca Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission . ................ www.saskflax.com Saskatchewan Labour .................................................. www.labour.gov.sk.ca SaskWater ..................................................................... www.saskwater.com Statistics Canada . ............................................................www.statcan.gc.ca The IPM Institute of North America Inc ...........................www.ipminstitute.org Western Economic Diversification Canada ..............................www.wd.gc.ca

Grain Marketing & Handling

Ag-Chieve Corporation.................................................... www.ag-chieve.ca Canadian Wheat Board ........................................................... www.cwb.ca Cargill Limited .................................................................. www.cargill.com CGF Brokerage & Consulting......................... www.cgfbrokerage.com/joom/ Dimo’s Tool & Die/Labtronics . .......................www.halross.com/English/DigitalConversionProblems.asp Farmtronics............................................................... www.farmtronics.com Market Master Ltd................................................ www.grainwatchdog.com Mobil Grain................................................................. www.mobilgrain.com North West Terminal Ltd................................... www.northwestterminal.com Notukeu Processing Inc ................................................. www.notukeu.com Permolex ...................................................... www.apigrainprocessors.com Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc .....................................www.pioneer.com Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited . .................................................www.pioneer.com Quantum Electronics................................................................. www.919.ca South West Terminal ............................................................www.swt.sk.ca Thomsen Fisher Agencies................... www.thomsenfisher.com/history.html Viterra.................................................................................. www.viterra.ca Winnipeg Commodity Exchange . ............................................ www.wce.ca

Insurance

Agricorp ...........................................................................www.agricorp.com Alberta Motor Association ............................... www.ama.ab.ca/FarmInsurance British Columbia Crop Insurance . ...........................................................www.agf.gov.bc.ca/cropins/index.htm Butler Byers Hail Insurance ......................................www.butlerbyershail.com Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) ..................................... www.caa.ca Cherry Insurance .....................................................www.cherryinsurance.net Cook’s ISI Insurance ...............................................www.cooksinsurance.com Dusyk & Barlow Insurance Brokers Ltd .................... www.saskinsurance.com Farmers Mutual Insurance Company . ...................... www.farmerslindsay.com Hook Lafrance Insurance Ltd ..................................... www.hooklafrance.com Independent Agencies . ................................... www.westernfinancialgroup.net INS Agencies .................................www.westernfinancialgroup.net/Wainwright/ Knight Archer Insurance Ltd . ...................................... www.knightarcher.com Manitoba Crop Insurance Corporation .......................... www.mcic-online.com McCallum Insurance Brokers ............................ www.mccalluminsurance.com Miles Agencies Inc ....................................................www.milesagencies.com New Brunswick Crop Insurance .................................................www.gnb.ca Prairie Agencies . .............................. www.westernfinancialgroup.net/Weyburn/ G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Rayner Agencies.........................................................www.rayneragencies.ca Saskatchewan Crop Insurance . ......................... www.saskcropinsurance.com Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) ............................www.sgi.sk.ca Shenher Insurance . .............................................www.shenherinsurance.com Smith W W Insurance Ltd ....................................................www.wwsmith.ca The Co-operators.............................................................www.cooperators.ca Webhailcom . .....................................................................www.webhail.com

Internet Resources for Agriculture

Agcareers.com................................................................www.agcareers.com Agriculture Today ................................................... www.agriculturetoday.com Agriculture Virtual Library ..................................www.vlib.org/Agriculture.html Avoid being a one time pulse grower . ................................................... www.montana.edu/wwwpb/ag/1pulse.html Canadian Farm Business Management Council . ........... www.farmcentre.com Canola Information Service ..............................................www.canolainfo.org FarmChat Farmer Forum.............................................................www.farmchat.com FarmerFeeds Podcast Directory.............................................www.farmerfeeds.com Farms.com........................................................................... www.farms.com Farmwest.................................................................................. www.farmwest.com FieldTRAKS Solutions Inc..................................................www.fieldtraks.com Manure Net ............................................res.agr.ca/manurenet/manurenet.html PrairieLinks Ag Directory..........................................................www.prairielinks.com Pulse Crops - Manitoba . ................................................ www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/pulsecrops Soil to Sky........................................................................... www.soiltosky.ca STAT Communications Ltd.................................................. www.statpub.com The Pig Page ................................................................www.thepigpage.com The Small Farm Resource .................................................. www.farminfo.org Tractor Tips . .................................................................. www.tractortips.com

Livestock - Equipment & Supplies

Advanced Equipment Concepts Inc ....................................www.coolhog.com Agpro Inc. ....................................................................... www.agprousa.com Agri-Cle ........................................................................... www.agri-cle.qc.ca Agri-Trac ......................................................................www.agritraction.com Berg Equipment Company ...................................... www.bergequipment.com Bergman Farm Supply ......................................www.bergmanfarmsupply.com Bickersons Farm & Pet Supplies .............................www.bickersonsfarm.com Biotic Industries . ..................................................................www.biotic.com Bou-Matic ...................................................................... www.boumatic.com Bsm Agri Ltd .................................................................... www.bsmagri.com Cowcam.............................................................................. www.cowcam.ca Equi-Master International ............................................www.equi-master.com Farmtronics...................................................................www.farmtronics.com Faroex Agriculture Products .................................................www.faroex.com Fight Bac .......................................................................... www.fightbac.com FOR-MOST Inc . ................................................................www.for-most.com Frey Brothers Inc- Farm Yard .................................. www.freybrothersinc.com Friona Industries .............................................................. www.frionaind.com Frostfree Nosepumps Ltd...................................www.frostfreenosepumps.com Hawkeye Steel Products Inc . .................................... www.hawkeyesteel.com HiQual Manufacturing .....................................................www.hiqualmfg.com Homan Equipment Inc . ...................................................www.homaninc.com Innovative Equine Systems ......................................www.equinesystems.com Jim’s Supply Co Inc .......................................................www.jimssupply.com

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K & L Technical Services . .............................................www.supersorter.com Lewis Cattle Oiler Co Ltd . ...................................... www.lewiscattleoilers.com MCD Welding & Livestock Equipment . .............. www.geocities.com/mcdweld/ Miraco Home Page .............................................................www.miraco.com Nifty Livestock Equipment Ltd . ...........................www.niftylivestockequip.com NORAC Systems International Inc . .......................................... www.norac.ca Paysen Livestock Equipment . .............................................www.paysen.com Penner Farm Services . ...................................... www.pennerfarmservice.com PH White - Cow Life Cattle Rub . ....................................... www.phwhite.com Prairie Farm & Ranch Supply .............................www.livestockequipment.com Promold Marketing Inc . ......................................www.promoldmarketing.com Quick Feed Horse Feeder ................................................www.quickfeed.com Raising Chickens is Easy with a Henspa ............................ www.henspa.com Raydot .................................................................................www.raydot.com Ritchie & Trojan ............................................................www.ritchiefount.com Snyder Industries . ..........................................................www.snydernet.com Solar West..........................................................................www.solarwest.ca Stockyard Ranch Supply ........................................ www.stockyardsupply.com Trojan Home Page ................................................... www.trojanlivestock.com Western Square Industries .......................................www.westernsquare.com

Markets & Financial Services

ACC Farmers Financial . .......................................www.accfarmersfinancial.ca Agricard ..............................................................................www.agricard.ca Agrifinance ......................................................................www.agrifinance.ca Alberta Treasury Branches .......................................................www.atb.com Allied Accounting & Tax Services Limited .........................www.alliedgroup.ca AMS Market News .................................. www.ams.usda.gov/marketnews.htm Bank of Canada .......................................................... www.bankofcanada.ca Bank One .........................................................................www.bankone.com BMO Financial Group ............................................................. www.bmo.com Bow Valley Trading and Export .............................www.bowvalleytrading.com/ Business Development Bank of Canada ..................................... www.bdc.ca Calidon Equipment Leasing.................................................... www.calidon.ca Canadian Farm Business Management Council . ..................www.cfbmc.com Canadian Financial Network ..................................www.canadianfinance.com Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ....................................www.cibc.com Canadian Market Watch . ...............................www.canadianmarketwatch.com Canadian Mortgage & Housing Corporation . ................ www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca Chicago Board of Trade . ........................................................ www.cbot.com Chicago Mercantile Exchange ................................................ www.cme.com Credit Union Central of Canada .......................................... www.cucentral.ca Dailyfutures.com ...............................................www.dailyfutures.com/grains/ Department of Finance Canada ............................................... www.fin.gc.ca Farm Business Consultants . .......................................................www.fbc.ca Farm Credit Canada ..............................................................www.fcc-sca.ca Farm Mutual Financial Services Inc . .....................................www.fmfs.on.ca Farmtools.com . .............................................................. www.farmtools.com Kansas City Board of Trade .................................................... www.kcbt.com NASDAQ Stock Market . ..................................................... www.nasdaq.com National Leasing.......................................................www.nationalleasing.com New York Mercantile Exchange ........................................... www.nymex.com OANDA The Currency Site ....................................................www.oanda.com Oat Insight ......................................................................www.oatinsight.com One Globe Marketing ...................................www.oneglobe.com/indextop.html Royal Bank - Agriculture ................................www.royalbank.com/agriculture/ Scotiabank Group ............................................................ www.scotiabank.ca TD Canada Trust ....................................................... www.tdcanadatrust.com TFC Commodity Charts ......................................................www.w2d.com/tfc Today’s Market Prices . ............................................... www.todaymarket.com Toronto Stock Exchange .......................................................... www.tse.com w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


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www.vanguardcu.mb.ca 1-877-226-7957 Financial advice to fit the shoes you fill. Vanguard Credit Union............................................... www.vanguardcu.mb.ca Western Producer Publications......................................... www.producer.com

Organic Agriculture

Canadian Organic Certification Co-Operative ......................... www.cocert.ca Cropchoice ................................................................... www.cropchoice.com Mapleton Organic Dairy Inc . .................................. www.mapletonsorganic.ca Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada .......................www.organicagcentre.ca Organic Crop Improvement Association . .................................. www.ocia.org Organic Growers . ............................. www.globalmkg.com/organicgrowers.htm Organic Trade Association . ...................................................... www.ota.com Saskatchewan Organic Directorate ..............................www.saskorganic.com Sow Organic Seed .......................................................www.organicseed.com

Organizations - Livestock

Alberta Fish & Game Association . ............................................www.afga.org Alberta Livestock Industry Development Fund . ................................. alidf.ca American Beefalo Association..........................................www.ababeefalo.org Canadian Curly Horse Association .....................................www.curlyhorse.ca Good Horseman Foundation ...................................... www.goodhorseman.org Saskatchewan Red Angus Association . .................................................................... www.saskatchewanangus.com Alberta Farm Animal Care .....................................................www.afac.ab.ca Alberta Veterinary Medical Association . .............................. www.avma.ab.ca American Emu Association . .............................................. www.aea-emu.org Animal Nutrition Association of Canada . .......................... www.anac-anac.ca Animal Protein Producers Industry ..............................www.animalprotein.org Bovine (Cow/Cattle) Breed Associations . ....................................................... www.bovinebazaar.com/breedassoc.htm Canadian Council on Animal Care .............................................www.ccac.ca Canadian Livestock Genetics Association ........................... www.clivegen.org Canadian Livestock Record Corporation...................................... www.clrc.ca Canadian Organic Livestock Association ............................. www.colabeef.ca Canadian Professional Rodeo Association .................. www.rodeocanada.com Dairy Farmers of Ontario . ........................................................www.milk.org Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan Inc . .......................... www.facs.sk.ca GeneticsTrader.com...................................................www.geneticstrader.com National Association of Animal Breeders ........................... www.naab-css.org National Livestock Producers Association ................................www.nlpa.org Rare Breeds Canada - Main Page ......................... www.rarebreedscanada.ca/ Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association . ........................................................................ www.saskcattle.com/joomla Saskatchewan Reindeer Association ...........................www.saskreindeer.com Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association .....................www.toba.org

Organizations - Livestock – Alpacas & Llamas

Alpaca and Llama Show Association .................................www.alsashow.org Alpaca Breeders Association .......................................... www.alpacainfo.com Alpaca Livestock Producers and Co-operators Assoc. ............ www.alpaca.ca Alpaca Ontario ............................................................ www.alpacaontario.org Alpaca Research Foundation . .................... www.alpacaresearchfoundation.org Canadian Alpaca Breeders Association . ........................www.caba-alpaca.org International Camelid Institute ................www.internationalcamelidinstitute.org Manitoba Alpaca Club .......................................www.manitobaalpacaclub.com Rocky Mountain Llama & Alpaca Association ......................... www.rmla.com Saskatchewan Alpaca Breeders Network ................................ www.sabn.net Vancouver Islands Llama & Alpaca Club ....................................www.vilac.ca

Organizations - Livestock - Apiculture

Alberta Beekeepers Association ........................... www.albertabeekeepers.org American Beekeeping Federation . ........................................ www.abfnet.org American Honey Producers Association The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y

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Organizations - Livestock - Bison

CANADIAN BISON A Wealth of Opportunity Canadian Bison Association Box 3116, Regina, Sk S4P 3G7 306-522-4766 EMAIL: CBA1@SASKTEL.NET WEBSITE: WWW.CANADIANBISON.CA Canadian Bison Association ........................................ www.canadianbison.ca Dakota Territory Buffalo Association .......................... www.dakotabuffalo.com Eastern Bison Association ................................................. www.ebabison.org Great Plains Buffalo Association . ......................................www.gpbuffalo.org Montana Bison Association ........................................ www.montanabison.org National Bison Association .......................................... www.bisoncentral.com North Dakota Buffalo Association ......................................www.ndbuffalo.org Saskatchewan Bison Association ....................................www.saskbison.com

Organizations - Livestock - Cattle

A LOT Angus Association ................................................. www.alotangus.org Alberta Cattle Feeders Association ..............................www.cattlefeeder.ab.ca Alberta Charolais Association ................................. www.albertacharolais.com Alberta Highland Cattle Association . ........................ www.albertahighlands.ca Alberta Holstein Association . ......................................www.albertaholstein.ca Alberta Simmental Association . ................................................www3.telus.net/AlbertaSimmentalAssociation American Angus Association ................................................. www.angus.org American Association of Bovine Practitioner’s ......................... www.aabp.org American Belgian Blue Breeders Inc ..............................www.belgianblue.org American Blonde d’Aquitaine Association . ....................www.blondecattle.org American British White Park Association . .................................................................. www.amer-britishwhitepark.org American Chianina Association .......................................... www.chicattle.org American Dexter Cattle Association .............................. www.dextercattle.org American Gelbvieh Association .......................................... www.gelbvieh.org American Guernsey Association ....................................www.usguernsey.com American Hereford Association .......................................... www.hereford.org American International Charolais Association ............... www.charolaisusa.com American Jersey Cattle Association .................................. www.usjersey.com American Maine-Anjou Association .............................. www.maine-anjou.org American Murray Grey Association . ................www.murraygreybeefcattle.com American Romagnola Association .....................www.americanromagnola.com American Salers Association .............................................www.salersusa.org American Simmental Association .................................... www.simmental.org American Tarentaise Association . ............................ www.usa-tarentaise.com American Wagyu Association ................................................www.wagyu.org Angus America .........................................................www.angusamerica.com Ankole Watusi International Registry ........................................ www.awir.org Ayrshire Breeders Association . ...................................... www.usayrshire.com Ayrshire Canada ....................................................www.ayrshire-canada.com BC Angus Association ......................................................... www.bcangus.ca BC Holsteins .................................................................www.bcholsteins.com G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Beef Information Centre.......................................................www.beefinfo.org Beeflinks..........................................................................www.beeflinks.com Beefmaster Breeders United .........................www.cowmans.com/bmaster.htm Belted Galloway Society . ....................................................... www.beltie.org Braunveih International . ..................................... www.original-braunvieh.com Braunvieh Association of America .................................... www.braunvieh.org Braunvieh.com ...............................................................www.braunvieh.com British Columbia Cattlemen’s Association . .................... www.cattlemen.bc.ca Brown Swiss Association ........................................www.brownswissusa.com Canada Beef Export Federation .............................................. www.cbef.com Canadian Angus Association ..............................................www.cdnangus.ca Canadian Beef Breeds Council ......................... www.canadianbeefbreeds.com Canadian Belgian Blue Association ................................. www.belgianblue.ca Canadian Blonde D’Aquitaine Association . ............................................................. www.airenet.com/canadianblondes/ Canadian Brown Swiss & Braunvieh Assoc...............www.rkde.com/browncow Canadian Cattlemens Association ........................................... www.cattle.ca Canadian Charolais Association .......................................www.charolais.com Canadian Dairy Commission ...................................................... www.cdc.ca Canadian Dairy Network ............................................................ www.cdn.ca Canadian Dexter Cattle Association . ........................ www.clrc.ca/dexter.shtml Canadian Galloway Association . ......................................... www.galloway.ca Canadian Gelbvieh Association ........................................... www.gelbvieh.ca Canadian Guernsey Association ............................... www.guernseycanada.ca Canadian Hereford Association ........................................... www.hereford.ca Canadian Highland Cattle Society .............................................www.chcs.ca Canadian Jersey Association . .................................... www.jerseycanada.com Canadian Limousin Association . ....................................www.limousin.com Canadian Maine-Anjou Association ................................www.maine-anjou.ca Canadian Murray Grey Association . ........................... www.cdnmurraygrey.ca Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society ............................. www.redangus.ca Canadian Simmental Association ...................................www.simmental.com Canadian South Devon Association ................................. www.southdevon.ca Canadian Speckle Park Association . .............................. www.specklepark.ca Canadian Tarentaise Association ......................................www.tarentaises.ca Canadian Wagyu Association .................................... www.canadianwagyu.ca COWS - Cowboy Oriented Websites....................................www.thecattle.net Dairy Council of California . ..................................... www.dairycouncilofca.org Dairy Farmers of Canada ............................................. www.dairyfarmers.org Eastern Canadian Gelbvieh Association ........................ www.go-gelbvieh.com Foragebeef.ca................................................................... www.foragebeef.ca Grenville Cattlemen’s Association .......................www.grenvillecattlemen.com Highland Cattlemen Int. .................... www.highlandcattlemeninternational.com Holstein Association . .........................................................www.holstein.com International Miniature Cattle Breeds Society & Registry . ...................................................................................www.minicattle.com International Salorn Association ...........................................www.salorn.com International Texas Longhorn Association . ............................... www.itla.com Manitoba Angus Association .............................................. www.mbangus.ca Midwest Highland Cattle Association . ...................www.midwesthighlands.org Mountain States Highland Cattle Association . ........................www.mshca.us Murray Grey International Association ................................. www.mgi-inc.org National Cattlemen’s Association .............................................www.beef.org North American Limousin Foundation . ......................................www.nalf.org North American Piedmontese Cattle Association . ...................................................................... www.piedmontese-napa.com North American South Devon Association . ................... www.southdevon.com Northwest Highland Cattle Association ..................................www.nwhca.org Northwest Murray Grey Association ....................... www.murraygreybeef.com Ontario Angus Association ......................................... www.ontarioangus.com Ontario Blonde d’Aquitaine Association .................... www.ontarioblondes.com

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Ontario Branch of Holstein Canada . ...........................www.ontario.holstein.ca Ontario Cattlemen’s Association . ..............................www.cattle.guelph.on.ca Ontario Highland Cattle Association ................ www.ontariohighlandcattle.com Ontario Murray Grey Association ......................www.ontariomurraygreys.on.ca Piedmontese Association of the United States ..........................pauscattle.org Red & White Dairy Cattle Association .................. www.redandwhitecattle.com Red Angus Association of America .................................. www.redangus1.org Sandhills Cattle Association ..................................... www.sandhillscattle.com Saskatchewan Angus Association .................... www.saskatchewanangus.com Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association . ........................................................................ www.saskcattle.com/joomla Senepol Cattle Breeders Association ..........................www.senepolcattle.com South Dakota Beef Industry Council ......................................www.sdbeef.org Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association . ......................................................................... www.texascattleraisers.org Texas Angus Association ...............................................www.texasangus.com

Organizations - Livestock - Deer

Alberta White-tail & Mule Deer Association ...................www.albertadeer.com Deer Farmer Information Network.................................. www.deerfarmer.com DeerNet...................................................................... www.deer.rr.ualberta.ca North American Deer Farmers Association ........................... www.nadefa.org Reindeer Owners and Breeders Association ........................ www.reindeer.ws Saskatchewan Whitetail & Mule Deer Producers Association . ................................................................................... www.saskdeer.com/

Organizations - Livestock - Elk

Alberta Elk Commission ..................................................www.albertaelk.com Colorado Elk Breeders Association .....................www.wapiti.net/co/cegba.htm Elk Breeders .........................................................................www.wapiti.net/ Idaho Elk Breeders Association ............................ www.idahoelkbreeders.com Manitoba Elk Growers Association ................................. www.manitobaelk.ca North American Elk Breeders Association . ............................. www.naelk.org Ontario Elk Breeders Association ............................................. www.oeba.ca Saskatchewan Elk Breeders Association .....................www.elkbreeders.sk.ca

Organizations - Livestock - Goats & Sheep

Alberta Sheep & Wool Commission ...................................www.absheep.com Alberta Sheep Breeders Association . ......................... www.albertasheep.com Alberta Goat Breeders Association....................... www.albertagoatbreeders.ca American Boer Goat Association ............................................. www.abga.org American Dairy Goat Association ............................................ www.adga.org American Meat Goat Association . ..................................www.meatgoats.com American Sheep Industry Association ...............................www.sheepusa.org Canadian Boer Goat Association ..........................www.canadianboergoat.com Canadian Charolias Sheep Breeders Society . .............................................................. www.canadiancharollaissheep.com Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited............................www.wool.ca Canadian Finnsheep Breeders Association . ................................................................. www.superhorse.com/finnsheep/ Canadian Goat Society . .......................................................... www.goats.ca Canadian Katahdin Sheep Association ..................... www.katahdinsheep.com Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society . .................................. www.cmss.on.ca Canadian Sheep Breeders Association ........................www.sheepbreeders.ca Canadian Sheep Federation ...............................................www.cansheep.ca International Boer Goat Association Inc ......................... www.intlboergoat.org Jacob Sheep Breeders Association .......................................... www.jsba.org Katahdin Hair Sheep International ............................................ www.khsi.org National Sheep Improvement Program . ................................... www.nsip.org North American Shetland Sheep Association ............ www.shetland-sheep.org Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency .................................www.ontariosheep.org Ontario Suffolk Sire Reference Association . ......................... ossra.tripod.com OPP Concerned Sheep Breeders Society ......................... www.oppsociety.org Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board ........................www.sksheep.com w w w . p r o d u c e r . c o m


Organizations - Livestock - Hogs Alberta Pork Producers..................................................www.albertapork.com Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement ...................................www.ccsi.ca Canadian Pork Council ...................................................... www.cpc-ccp.com Canadian Swine Breeders Association ...............................www.canswine.ca Hypor.....................................................................................www.hypor.com Manitoba Pork Council .............................................. www.manitobapork.com Minnesota Pork Board . ......................................................www.mnpork.com National Pork Board .........................................................www.porkboard.org National Pork Producers Council ............................................. www.nppc.org National Swine Improvement Federation ................................. www.nsif.com Ontario Pork ............................................................... www.ontariopork.on.ca Ontario Swine Improvement . ............................................ www.osi-inc.on.ca PEI Hog Commodity Marketing Board . ............................. www.peipork.pe.ca Pork Nova Scotia ..................................................................www.pork.ns.ca Prairie Swine Centre....................................................... www.prairieswine.ca Saskatchewan Pork Development Board...........................www.saskpork.com Topigs......................................................................................www.topigs.ca Western Swine Testing Association .......................................... www.wsta.ca

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Friesian Horse Society ......................................www.friesianhorsesociety.com Gypsy Vanner Horse Society . ........................................www.gypsyhorse.com Horse Council British Columbia ......................www.hcbc.ca/Content/Home.asp Horse-Events.com...................................................... www.horse-events.com Horses Canada.......................................................... www.horsescanada.com Horses in Canada.....................................................www.horsesincanada.com Idaho Arabian Breeders Association ............... www.idahoarabianbreeders.com International Colored Appaloosa Association .......................www.icaainc.com International Museum of the Horse............................................www.imh.org Louisiana Paint Horse Club .....................................................www.lphc.com Manitoba Quarter Horse Association......................................www.mqha.com Manitoba Quarter Horse Racing Association . .........................................................................www.mqha.ca/racing_page Manitoba Rodeo Cowboys Association .......................... www.mrcarodeo.com Maritime Quarter Horse Association.............................www.maritimeqha.com National Barrel Horse Association ......................................... www.nbha.com National Chincoteague Pony Association ............www.pony-chincoteague.com National Cutting Horse Association . ............................. www.nchacutting.com National Foundation Quarter Horse Association .....................www.nfqha.com National Reining Horse Association ........................................ www.nrha.com North American Equine Ranching Information Council ........... www.naeric.org Norwegian Fjord Horse Association ....................... imh.org/imh/bw/nfjord/html Ontario Equestrian Federation . ........................................... www.horse.on.ca Ontario Quarter Horse Association......................................... www.oqha.on.ca Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association ...............................www.pcqha.com Palomino Horse Breeders of America ..........................www.palominohba.com Pinto Horse Association of America .........................................www.pinto.org Reining Canada.........................................................www.reiningcanada.com Quarter Horse Association of Alberta.......................................www.qhaa.com Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario inc.................................... www.qrooi.com Saskatchewan Horse Federation ................................www.saskhorsefed.com Saskatchewan Quarter Horse Association................................ www.sqha.org The Breeders Giude...................................................www.breedersguide.com The Canadian Horse......................www.eidnet.org/local/cdnhorse/cdnbreed.htm United Ontario Appaloosa Horse Council .................. www.appaloosahorse.org Western Saddle Clubs Association .........................................www.wsca.org/

Alberta Barrel Racing Association .....................www.northernhorse.com/abra/ Alberta Equestrian Federation .............................. www.albertaequestrian.com Alberta Fjord Horse Association . ................................ www.sorensen.ca/AFHA Alberta Quarter Horse Breeders Group..................................www.aqhbg.com Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association..............................wwww.aqhra.ca Alberta Youth Quarter Horse Association ................www.geocities.com/ayqha/ American Hanoverian Society .........................................www.hanoverian.org American Holsteiner Horse Association ........................... www.holsteiner.com American Horse Council . ............................................. www.horsecouncil.org American Morgan Horse Association .......................... www.morganhorse.com American Paint Horse Association ..........................................www.apha.com American Quarter Horse Association ......................................www.aqha.com American Saddlebred Horse Association . ...................................................................www.american-saddlebred.com American Trakehner Association ........................ www.americantrakehner.com Appaloosa Horse Club . .................................................. www.appaloosa.com Appaloosa Horse Club of Canada ......................................www.appaloosa.ca Organizations - Livestock - Ostriches Arabian Horse Association of Eastern Canada .................... www.ahaec.on.ca American Ostrich Association . .......................................... www.ostriches.org Area VI Shetland Pony and Miniature Horse . ...................www.area6club.com Canadian Ostrich Association . ...............................................www.ostrich.ca Atlantic Rider................................................................ www.atlanticrider.com Ontario Ratite Association ............................................www.ontarioratite.com Barrellhorses.com ...................................................... www.barrelhorses.com Ostriches.....................................................................www.ostrich-birds.com Belgian Draft Horse Corporation of America.................. www.belgiancorp.com Organizations - Livestock - Poultry Blue Northern Curlies Alberta Chicken Producers . ............................................. www.chicken.ab.ca . .............................................www.telusplanet.net/public/bnchorse/index.htm Alberta Turkey Producers ................................................www.abturkey.ab.ca British Columbia Quarter Horse Association...........................www.bcqha.com American Pheasant and Waterfowl Society ............. www3.upatsix.com/apws/ Canadian Breeders Directory................................ www.stallionsofcanada.com Canadian Egg Marketing Agency . ....................................www.canadaegg.ca Canadian Connemara Pony Society….…www.canadianconnemara.org Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council Canadian Cutting Horse Association.......................................... www.ccha.ca . ............................................................................ www.cpepc.ca/home.asp Canadian Fjord Horse Association ............................................www.cfha.org Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency ........................... www.canadianturkey.ca Canadian Horse Breeders Group ..................www.canadianhorsebreeders.com Chicken Farmers of Canada ................................................. www.chicken.ca Canadian Quarter Horse Association......................................... www.cqha.ca Chicken Farmers of Ontario ....................................................www.cfo.on.ca Canadian Pony Club . ............................................www.canadianponyclub.org Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan................... www.saskatchewanchicken.ca Canadian Sport Horse Association . ..................www.canadian-sport-horse.org Manitoba Turkey Producers . ............................................. www.turkey.mb.ca Canadian Tennessee Walking Horse National Chicken Council ..............................www.nationalchickencouncil.com . .....................................................www.islandnet.com/~mueller/whorse.htm National Turkey Federation . .............................................www.eatturkey.com Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society . ............................ www.cthsont.com/ Ontario Egg Producers ....................................................... www.eggsite.com Canadian Morgan Horse Association .............................www.morganhorse.ca Ontario Turkey Producers Marketing Board ...................www.ont-turkey.on.ca Alberta Quarter Hose Breeders Group....................................www.aqhbg.com Poultry connection................................................www.poultryconnection.com Equine Canada..............................................................www.equinecanada.ca Poultry Industry Council ................................... www.poultryindustrycouncil.ca Equine Rescue Network ................................................... www.equinenet.org Poultry Science Association .......................................www.poultryscience.org Friesian Horse Association of North America .........................www.fhana.com US Poultry & Egg Association .......................................... www.poultryegg.org The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Railways

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Real Estate

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Western Beef Development Centre....................................... www.wbdc.sk.ca Wind Erosion Research Unit ............................................ www.weru.ksu.edu/

Search Sites

AltaVista Canada . ................................................................www.altavista.ca Canada 411 .....................................................................www.canada411.ca Canada Yellow Pages .....................................................www.yellowpages.ca Direct West - MySask ........................................................www.mysask.com Excite .................................................................................. www.excite.com Go.com . ................................................................................... www.go.com Google ...................................................................................www.google.ca HotBot Web Search ..............................................................www.hotbot.com Lycos . .................................................................................. www.lycos.com MSN ...................................................................................... www.msn.com myTELUS . ........................................................................ www.mytelus.com United States National Agriculture Library ...........................www.nalusda.gov University of Saskatchewan White Pages . .............................................................. www.usask.ca/mlookup/white.html Yahoo! ................................................................................. www.yahoo.com

Seed & Seed Farms

Advanta Seeds NE..................................................... www.advantaseeds.com AgriPro Seeds Inc ...............................................................www.agripro.com Ag-Vision Seeds ..................................................................www.agvision.ca American Ag-Tec International Ltd ...................www.ag-tec.com/products.htm AmeriFlax ........................................................................www.ameriflax.com Ampac Seed Company . ............................................... www.ampacseed.com Bedrock Seed Bank .............................................www.bedrockseedbank.com Brett Young....................................................................... www.brettyoung.ca C & M Seeds .......................................................................... www.redwheat.com Canola Council Of Canada . ........................................www.canola-council.org Canterra Seeds Ltd ..........................................................www.canterra.com/ Cook’s ................................................................................www.cooks.on.ca Direct Seeds ................................................................ www.directseeds.com Earthly Goods .............................................................www.earthlygoods.com Fenton Seed Farm Ltd . ................................................www.fentonseeds.com Green Barley . .............................................................. www.greenbarley.com Heartland Hybrids ................................................. www.heartlandhybrids.com High Cycle Seed Systems .............................................. www.seedtoday.com Incotec Inc . ....................................................................... www.incotec.com KSC Seeds . .................................................................www.kitchenseed.com Landmark Seed Company . ...................................... www.landmarkseed.com Lendon Seeds . ...........................................................www.lendonseeds.com Midwest Seed Genetics Inc ........................................ www.midwestseed.com Monsanto Canada . ........................................................... www.monsanto.ca Munson Hybrids . .................................................... www.munsonhybrids.com Parent Seed Farms Ltd .................................................www.parentseed.com Pedigreed by Penner...........................................www.pedigreedbypenner.com Pickseed Companies Group ............................................. www.pickseed.com Prairie Seeds .............................................................. www.prairieseeds.com Pride Seeds ....................................................................www.prideseed.com Proven Seed ................................................................ www.provenseed.com Sakata Seed Corporation .................................................... www.sakata.com Sedley Seeds............................................................... www.sedleyseeds.com Sharpe’s Soil Services ......................................................... www.sharpes.ca Silagrow ...........................................................................www.silagrow.com Specialty Seeds Ltd ............................................... www.specialtyseeds.ab.ca The Western Producer   F A R M C O M P U T E R & T E C H N O L O G Y

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Stokes Seeds . ..............................................................www.stokeseeds.com SW Seed Ltd . ...................................................................... www.swseed.ca True North Seed Potato Company ............................. www.truenorthseed.com Veseys . ..............................................................................www.veseys.com Yanez International Commodities ..................................... www.yanezintl.com

Sustainable Agriculture

Agri-Trend Geo Solutions Centre............................... www.agri-trend.com/geo Alternative Farming Systems Information Centre . ............................................................................. www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/ Center for Intergrated Agricultural Systems . .................... www.cias.wisc.edu EcoChem Inc. Organic Fertilizer .......................................www.ecochem.com Ecological Agriculture Projects ..................................................eap.mcgill.ca ICARDA - Sustainable Agriculture for the Dry Areas . ..................................................................................www.icarda.cgiar.org Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation . ...................................................................paridss.usask.ca/precisionfarm/ Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education . ....................www.sare.org Sustainable Farming Connection . ............................................................ www.ibiblio.org/farming-connection/ U of C - Long Term Research on Ag Systems . ........................................................ www.agronomy.ucdavis.edu/agronomy/ UC Sustainable Ag Research & Education Program . .............................................................................. www.sarep.ucdavis.edu

Trade Shows & Fairs

Agri-Trade Exposition . ....................................................www.agri-trade.com Alberta Farm & Ranch Show ..............................www.farmandranchshow.com Alberta Pork Congress ..................................... www.albertaporkcongress.com American Royal of Kansas City .................................www.americanroyal.com Ancaster Fair ..................................................................www.ancasterfair.ca Barrie Event Centre . ............................................ www.barrieeventcentre.com Battlefords Agricultural Society ....................................... www.agsociety.com Brigden Fair ..................................................................... www.brigdenfair.ca Brooklin Spring Fair ............................................. www.brooklinspringfair.com Bulkley Valley Fair . ..................................................................www.bvfair.ca Calgary Bull Sale .....................................................www.calgarybullsale.com Calgary Stampede ................................................www.calgarystampede.com Camrose Regional Exhibition . ................................................ www.cre.ab.ca Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show . ............................ www.outdoorfarmshow.com Canadian Finals Rodeo - Northlands Park............. www.canadianfinalsrodeo.ca Canadian International Farm Equipment Show . .........................................................................www.torontofarmshow.com Canadian Lakehead Exhibition ................................................www.cle.on.ca Canadian National Exhibition . ................................................mmi.theex.com Canadian Rural Information Service (CRIS) . .................. www.rural.gc.ca/cris/ Canadian Western Agribition ........................................... www.agribition.com Carman Country Fair . ................................................www.mts.net/~carmfair Carp Fair . ........................................................................ www.carpfair.on.ca Cattle Congress .......................................................... www.saskatoonex.com Central Canada Exhibition ........................................ www.ottawasuperex.com Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition ............................ www.cloverdalerodeo.com Comox Valley Fall Fair ..................................................www.cvexhibition.com Crop Production Week ....................................................www.cropweek.com Estevan Exhibition .............................................. www.cap.estevan.sk.ca/eea/ Farmfair International ...................................... www.farmfairinternational.com FarmTech Conference .......................................www.farmtechconference.com Fergus Fall Fair ..............................................................www.fergusfallfair.ca Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo ........................ www.fwstockshowrodeo.com Gallagher Centre . ................................................................ www.agriplex.ca Havelock Country Jamboree ............................... www.havelockjamboree.com Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo ........................................www.hlsr.com Innisfail Professional Rodeo . ...................................................www.innisfailauctionmarket.com/rodeo.htm G U I D E 2 0 1 1

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Interior Provincial Exhibition & Stampede ...............www.armstrongbc.com/ipe International Plowing Match ............................................. www.ipm2005.org Klondike Days . .......................................................... www.klondikedays.com Lethbridge Exhibition Park ...........................................www.exhibitionpark.ca Lindsay Central Exhibition . ............................................. www.lindsayex.com Lloydminster Exhibition . ...................................................www.lloydexh.com Manitoba Ag Days . ............................................................ www.agdays.com Manitoba Stampede & Exhibition ......................... www.manitobastampede.ca Markham Fair ................................................................www.markhamfair.ca Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede ......................... www.mhstampede.com Moose Jaw Exhibition Company ................................. www.moosejawex.com National Western ................................................... www.nationalwestern.com Norfolk County Fair ..............................................................www.norfair.com Northlands Park .............................................................www.northlands.com Olds Agricultural Society ............................................www.oldsagsociety.com Ontario Plowmen’s Association .................................. www.plowingmatch.org Pacific National Exhibition . ....................................................www.pne.bc.ca Ponoka Stampede . ...............................................www.ponokastampede.com Prairieland Park .......................................................... www.saskatoonex.com Prince Albert Exhibition Association . ............................www.paexhibition.com Prince George Exhibition ............................................................ www.pgx.ca Provincial Exhibition Of Manitoba ................................www.brandonfairs.com Red River Exhibition . ..................................................... www.redriverex.com Richmond Agricultural Society .......................................www.richmondfair.ca Royal Winter Fair ................................................................www.royalfair.org Russell Fair . ................................................................... www.russellfair.com Schomberg Fair ........................................................www.schombergfair.com South Shore Exhibition . ....................................................www.thebigex.com Stampede Agriculture ......................................www.stampedeagriculture.com Stratford Fall Fair ..............................................www.stratfordfairgrounds.com Swift Current Agricultural Exhibition Association . .............................................................................www.swiftcurrentex.com Wainwright Stampede . ............................................................. www.wsa.ca Western Canada Farm Progress Show ................................. www.wcfps.com Western Canadian Crop Production Show ................... www.saskatoonex.com Western Canadian Livestock Expo . ............................. www.saskatoonex.com Western Fair ................................................. www.westernfair.com/home.html Western Fairs Association ................................................... www.fairsnet.org Western Nova Scotia Exhibition . ........................www.yarmouthexhibition.com Westerner Park ............................................................. www.westerner.ab.ca Weyburn Agricultural Society ............................. www.weyburnagsociety.com/ Williams Lake Stampede .......................................williamslakestampede.com World Sheep & Wool Congress ..................................... www.worldsheep.com

Travel Alberta . .......................................................... www1.travelalberta.com Travel Alberta - Wild West ............... www1.travelalberta.com/content/wildwest/ Travel BC .................................................................................... travel.bc.ca Travel Manitoba .......................................................www.travelmanitoba.com Travel Ontario ...............................................................www.ontariotravel.net West Harvest Inn Regina,Lloydminster............................ www.westharvest.ca West Harvest Express Lloydminster............................... .www.westharvest.ca

Water Quality

Irrigation Crop Diversification Corporation . ................................................................ www.irrigationsaskatchewan.com Koenders Mfg............................................................. www.koendersmfg.com Little River Pond Mills ...................................................... www.pondmill.com Prairie Water News ...........................................www.quantumlynx.com/water/ Sask H20 . .......................................................................... www.saskh2o.ca Western Canada Water Environment Association . ................ www.wcwea.net

Weather

AccuWeather.com . .....................................................www.accuweather.com Atmospheric Environment Service . .................................................. www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/canada_e.html Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS)................... www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca Canadian Climate & Crop Information from USDA . ......................................................... www.usda.gov/agency/oce/waob/jawf/ Climate Change Saskatchewan . .......................... www.climatechangesask.ca Compu Weather ......................................................www.compu-weather.com Farm Zone ...................................................................... www.farmzone.com Farmtronics...................................................................www.farmtronics.com Freese-Notis WeatherNet ...................................................www.weather.net/ The Old Farmer’s Almanac ................................................www.almanac.com The Weather Network ....................................... www.theweathernetwork.com U.S.D.A. Weather & Climate................... www.usda.gov/oce/weather/index.htm Weather Channel .............................................................. www.weather.com Weather News ........................................................................ www.wni.com Weather Office . ...................................................www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca Weathernews …………………….…www.us.weathernews.com/default.htm

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Travel & Tourism

Agri Tours Canada Inc ............................................ www.agritourscanada.com Alberta’s Farm & Ranch Vacations..................www.albertacountryvacation.com Best Western Harvest Inn Saskatoon............................... www.westharvest.ca Kootenay Rockies ........................................................... www.bcrockies.com Marlin Travel . ................................................................ www.thomascook.ca Northern British Columbia . ....................................www.northernbctravel.com Ohlers Acres Farm Vacation ......................................... www.ohlersacres.com Quality Inn West Harvest Edmonton................................. www.westharvest.ca Thomas Cook Travel ...................................................... www.thomascook.ca Tourism British Columbia ................................................... www.hellobc.com Tourism Prince Rupert ......................................www.tourismprincerupert.com Tourism Quebec . .....................................................www.bonjourquebec.com Tourism Saskatchewan . ..............................................www.sasktourism.com Tourism Swift Current .......................................... www.tourismswiftcurrent.ca Tourism Vancouver Island, Victoria & the Gulf Islands . ..................................................................................... www.islands.bc.ca Tourism Yukon ............................................................... www.touryukon.com

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