Flaman Agriculture Blog

Jun 30, 2020

Move your auger or conveyor safely with the Lift-EZ Hydraulic Jack

If you’ve ever moved grain with a conveyor or auger, you know that standard screw jacks can be inconvenient and a hassle to hook up and connect with your tractor. And if you’ve ever said to yourself “there has to be a better way,” then you’re not alone. The Lift-EZ Hydraulic Jack is a safe and convenient way to connect your auger or conveyor to your tractor   We spoke with the product’s inventor, Bret Watson, the operations manager at Flaman’s Swift Current location, about where the idea for this product came from, and why every farmer could use one....

Jun 26, 2020

Dry your grain with ease: Get ahead of harvest this year and book your NECO dryer install with Flaman today

There are many advantages to owning a grain dryer. As we learned last year in Western Canada, harvest 2019 had its challenges; most of which showed up when the crop needed to come off the field. Being able to dry your grain allows you to better manage your timeline and start combining as soon as it’s time to go! The earlier you can get started, the less likely you are to get caught with crop out in the field over winter. NECO Mixed Flow Grain Dryers are designed to easily and efficiently condition all types of grain for storage. With...

Apr 17, 2020

Need to move water? We have solutions

Things may look a little different this spring than most years, but as the mercury starts to climb and the big melt gets underway, we’re here to help you keep you operating business as usual. Although our buildings are closed, we’re still open for business.  We’re offering curbside service, including pumps and hardware, which allows for social distancing and safe interaction between our employees and customers. Dealing with spring run off?  There are a lot of things to look forward to in spring but excess water isn’t one of them. Flooded ditches, construction sites, dugouts or even just low-lying spots...

May 18, 2017

Intercropping Has Merit

 Trials have shown reduced disease with a chickpea-flax intercrop, 
but some are skeptical about a mustard-pulse Growers might have noticed healthier crop stands where wild mustard was present. “There are a lot of anecdotes where they said the only place where they had any kind of lentils worth harvesting is where they had some wild mustard weeds. The lentils were climbing up the wild mustard and they did better under those conditions than where there wasn’t mustard or canola,” said Lana Shaw, crop researcher at South East Research Farm.  Shaw said she also had good results with a small trial...

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Jun 28, 2016

Protect that crop from fusarium

It seems everybody is forecasting a great crop this year!  Now, we can't control the weather, but we can protect the crop from things like fusarium, otherwise it's value will quickly decline. With the recent warm and wet weather, the fusarium risk is growing in Saskatchewan and ongoing in Manitoba.  Today's risk maps reveal the situation: So, here are some handy charts to help you assess the risk and plan your spray: This spraying requires the safe and accurate handling of chemical, and Flaman has what you need to do this.  

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