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Robert Arnason
Ag journalist, skeptic and Montreal Expos fanatic
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Robert Arnason Mar 14
Juliane Bruce looks for sclerotia in an infected stem at Canolab in Brandon
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Robert Arnason Feb 27
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Robert Arnason Feb 8
Manitoba Beef Producers, at its AGM, has passed a resolution to lobby the province for mandatory livestock inspection. MB is the only prairie province without mandatory livestock inspection
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Robert Arnason Feb 8
Fred Gorrell, assistant deputy minister with Ag Canada, says other countries want beef without added hormones. "We're a major exporting country, we should really look at what we're producing. Is it what the other people want?"
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Robert Arnason Feb 2
Orwell was right... Doublethink has arrived
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Robert Arnason Jan 26
How much does the U.S. spend on crop subsidies, per acre?
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Robert Arnason Jan 26
What do farmers fear about big data?
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Robert Arnason Jan 25
The Good, Bad and Ugly if NAFTA talks fail, says Mike Gifford, former chief Ag negotiator for Canada
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Robert Arnason Jan 25
The U.S. doesn't have a chief agricultural negotiator for NAFTA, says Denis Landreville of Ag Canada. Which is odd, six months into formal negotiations
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Robert Arnason Jan 25
Canadian dairy herds are too small... because of quota: Bruno Larue, Laval University Ag economist
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Robert Arnason Jan 25
U.S. farmers are not suffering, says a North Carolina State economist. About 97 % of U.S. farm households are high wealth/high income households
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Robert Arnason Jan 18
Is it possible to grow canola and soybeans in the same rotation? We'll soon find out at Ag Days in Brandon
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Robert Arnason Jan 18
Soybeans represent half the acres in the RM of Brokenhead, northeast of Wpg
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Robert Arnason Jan 16
Wheat genome is massive, even compared to humans. Wheat genome is 5X larger than human genome
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Robert Arnason Jan 16
Soil health is much more than the amount of organic matter in the soil, says Greg Patterson of A&L Canada Labs.
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Robert Arnason Jan 16
Fertilizer and soil guru Rigas Karamanos is surrounded by growers at Ag Days.
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Robert Arnason Jan 11
TPP window may close sooner than expected. Source says Japan may move forward on TPP without Canada in weeks, not months.
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Robert Arnason Dec 13
The number of drift complaints about dicamba represented 3.6 million acres in 2017. Actual # may be much higher , says spray expert Tom Wolf
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Robert Arnason Dec 13
Hugh Beckie, of Ag Canada, says 68 percent of fields in Man. and 57 % in Sask. have a herbicide resistant weed Agron17
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Robert Arnason Dec 13
About 80 percent of soil samples in Sask. are deficient in phosphorus, a higher % than most regions in North America
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