Year: 2009

Selecting a Canola Variety

By: Garth Donald

December 28, 2009

As we put the final touches on this long season we are getting ready for next year already and canola seems to be near the top of most lists. So when...Read more »

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The Future For Agriculture is Bright

By: Shaun Haney

December 18, 2009

Recently I was a descision panel guest on AgVisionTV with host Kevin Stewart.  Along with two other guests we discussed interest rates and debt...Read more »

Beef Market Update – Has the Cattle Market Finally Bottomed?

By: Shaun Haney

December 17, 2009

Last week was a brutal week in terms of cattle pricing and the question is starting to loom, what will 2010 bring the business.  The...Read more »

Corn Still Left in Field Could Be Bullish for Prices

By: Shaun Haney

December 16, 2009

As we have discussed on RealAgriculture.com before it seems that there is gaining speculation in the feed market.  With only 92% of the corn...Read more »

Feed Grains Research Gets Needed Help

By: Shaun Haney

December 11, 2009

With public research in breeding getting cut back significantly across North America, some added funding  is always welcomed.  On...Read more »

Farmers Share Social Media Success

By: Shaun Haney

December 11, 2009

  Editors Note (Shaun Haney): Many of you know that I am a big believer in Twitter and other social media tools as a powerful communication tool...Read more »

Can the World’s Largest Government Owned Farm Survive

By: Shaun Haney

December 8, 2009

Based on the economic turmoil that the hog industry has been in over recent years, it is no surprise that barns have been de-populated and the...Read more »

Dr. Prem Warrior Discusses Agriculture’s Role in Changing Poverty – GrowCanada

By: Shaun Haney

December 4, 2009

  Yesterday, I was at GrowCanada Conference 2009 in Calgary and was very fortunate to hear Dr. Prem Warrior from the Bill and Melinda Gates...Read more »

Is Wheat Over Valued?

By: Shaun Haney

December 1, 2009

As a farmer you have to deal with many variables that are out of your control.  Harvest in North America is almost complete and now farmers are...Read more »

Take the Time to Thank a Farmer

By: Shaun Haney

November 27, 2009

This week is Thanksgiving in the United States which brings family together to share thanks for many of the things in our lives.  This year many...Read more »

Beef Market Update – What Will Save This Turn in the Cattle Market

By: Shaun Haney

November 24, 2009

This fall is proving to test the real intestinal fortitude of the cattleman in the United States and Canada.  With feeding losses mounting and...Read more »

CWB Responds to Privacy Allegations

By: Shaun Haney

November 23, 2009

Over the weekend, a story broke about the  privacy leaks by the Canadian Wheat Board to third parties such as Revenue Canada and grain...Read more »

Canola Companies Get Creative

By: Shaun Haney

November 22, 2009

Winter time brings the end of harvest and the beginning of the crop input selling season. With this comes flyers, trade shows, and farmer events....Read more »

The Seed Industry Focuses on Innovation

By: Shaun Haney

November 20, 2009

I attended the Canadian Seed Trade Meeting this week in Montreal. Every year the Canadian seed trade gets together to discuss the issues affecting...Read more »

The Economics of Certified Seed

By: Garth Donald

November 19, 2009

By Garth Donald, DynagraVRT Farmers look at many costs when they are making a crop plan. But the one thing I always hear from a lot of growers is...Read more »