Beef Excellence in Canada

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Beef is what was for lunch during one of my tour stops at the Canadian Farm Writers Federation Annual Meeting. Excellent beef. Beef from the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence to be precise. This center opened earlier this year and is a Canadian beef and veal innovation, training, education and culinary marvel. The key areas are a presentation room, meat …

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This Dairy Focuses on Genomics

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

When you think of a dairy farm you think milk. Or, as in the case of Rocky Mountain Holsteins, you think genomics. Rod Churchill is the manager for the business, pictured with his wife during a Canadian Farm Writers Federation tour stop near Calgary, Alberta. Ron describes the business as an “elite breeding genetics farm.” They raise very expensive breeding …

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CL Ranch – Cattle and Movies

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I went North young man. As in on the North Tour during the Canadian Farm Writers Federation Annual Meeting. Our fist stop was CL Ranch where we met Cheri Copithorne-Barnes. This ranch has a fascinating story. It was established in 1887 and they raise 2,000 cows at the main ranch on the edge of Calgary, Alberta. Besides raising cattle the …

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Screaming For John Deere Ice Cream

Joanna Schroeder

I scream, you scream we all screamed for John Deere ice cream during #FarmProgressShow. Ok, there is really no, “John Deere” ice cream, per se, but during the show, there was homemade ice cream for sale made from vintage John Deere tractor parts. Crowds were lined up for hours for vanilla, chocolate and strawberry goodness to get a bit of …

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New Holland Hero from Canada

Cindy Zimmerman

Representing North America in the New Holland “Seeds of Life Series” Heroes at Expo Milano is Jordan Kambeitz from Saskatchewan, Canada – pictured here with his lovely wife Britt and one month old daughter Scarlett. It was pretty heroic on their part just to make the trip to Italy with a tiny baby, even one as well behaved as little …

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Heroes, Bloggers and New Holland Brand President

Cindy Zimmerman

New Holland Agriculture Brand president Carlo Lambro welcomed the Heroes and Bloggers from around the world attended Expo Milano this week for a special get together. “Our heroes represent the millions of men and women all over the world who are working on the theme of the expo which is feeding the planet,” said Lambro, who also recognized the agricultural …

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Enthusiasm for the New Holland Brand

Chuck Zimmerman

The new Vice President for New Holland North America, Bret Lieberman, spent quality time during the Farm Progress Show visiting with customers and the ag media. I was one of those media types who got to talk to Bret. Bret is very enthusiastic for the brand and says that New Holland has introduced some new procedures with their dealer council …

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New Holland in the Farm Progress Field

Chuck Zimmerman

Farm Progress Show field demos are underway this year. Some might say, “Finally!” That’s because they have been canceled the last couple years. Here’s a New Holland CR combine in the field followed by a tractor pulling one of their new large round balers. Lizzy gets credit for this picture. Jamie shot video of the combine for your viewing pleasure. …

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