WeatherFarm Videos

Video: Checking out hailed corn

Earlier in July, South Dakota mixed farmer Ted Kahler had hail rain down on his corn crop. In this video, Kahler returns to his corn fields about two weeks after the storm to assess the damage and see how well his crops are surviving. If you’ve found an ag/weather-related video on YouTube that other producers […]

Video: Second-cut hay 2019

Meredith Bernard, aka, “This Farm Wife,” was recently out in the fields of the southeastern United States to rake and bale the second cut of hay for the year of her family’s beef cattle operation. Looks like she had a terrific day for it even though Bernard shares that the cut felt “a little thin.” […]

Video: When to spray for grasshoppers

If you’re a Manitoba farmer seeing an abundance of grasshoppers in your fields, you’re not alone. John Gavloski with Manitoba Agriculture said earlier in July that populations have been on the increase for about three years. So, what action should you take if you see these hungry pests eating your crop? Gavloski offers some of […]

Video: Livestock and forage management in dry conditions

Alberta Agriculture recently recorded this webinar for forage and livestock producers battling a dry season. Discussed in the video are options producers can explore to weather the lack of rain and which areas in the province are seeing the highest impact. If you’ve found an ag/weather-related video on YouTube that other producers may want to […]

Video: Saskatchewan supercell

‘Extreme meteorologist’ Reed Timmer captured this supercell storm as it passed from Montana, U.S.A. into southwestern Saskatchewan on June 27, 2019. At around 1:15 in this video, a wall of rain kicks in making visibility very difficult. If you’ve found an ag/weather-related video on YouTube that other producers may want to see, send us a […]

Video: Testing forage quality

As many forage producers on the Prairies face what looks to be another dry year, it’s important to know the end quality of any forages being put out for livestock feed. Courtesy of Saskatchewan Agriculture is this video on how to get a proper feed sample and get it tested for quality. If you’ve found […]

Video: Drought and flea beetles X-two

This English farmer who goes by the handle @HeadysFarm has had a rough go of things this growing season. Having been dealt an initial blow of dry conditions and an influx of flea beetles on his rapeseed crop, he tried to salvage what he could by reseeding but the results were not what he hoped […]

Video: A wet Midwest

If you’ve kept a close eye on the news, you’ve likely seen that many farmers in the midwestern U.S. dealing with major flooding this year. In this video, Ben Click of Windy Way Farms in Ohio says that he’s seen precipitation levels seven-to-eight inches above normal. If you’ve found an ag/weather-related video on YouTube that […]

Video: Manage grazing in times of drought

While recorded in 2015, this video by Foothills Forage and Grazing Association is an unfortunate reminder that times of water stress often stretch from year to year. Here, cattle producer Doug Wray shares his top three strategies to help minimize the effects on forages when grazing cattle. If you’ve found an ag/weather-related video on YouTube […]

Video: Manitoba pest update

In last week’s ‘CropTalk’ seminar, extension specialists with Manitoba Agriculture offered this update on assessing cereal crop stands and some of the insect pest problems producers were seeing in their fields. If you’ve found an ag/weather-related video on YouTube that other producers may want to see, send us a link and we’ll feature it here.

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