Flood Risk, Tile Drainage, and Good Data — Manitoba Farmer Roundtable from TechTour Live

(l-r) Kyle Friesen, Ron Krahn, Shaun Haney and Dwayne Leslie

Despite a wet fall and the potential for flooding this spring, there’s definitely some optimism among Manitoba farmers heading into the 2017 planting season.

Shaun sat down with three producers from across the southern portion of the province following the TechTour Live event in Brandon earlier this month.

Kyle Friesen of Altona, Dwayne Leslie of Portage and Ron Krahn of Rivers discuss the excess moisture situation, the growth in soybean acres, investing in tile drainage, and the need to collect good on-farm data, as emphasized by TechTour speaker Randy Dowdy (originally heard on RealAg Radio on SiriusXM Channel 147):

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