Year: 2012

Year 3 of CTF: Establishment, Water Infiltration and Harvesting Differences

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 31, 2012

Steve Laroque is starting to see some significant differences on his farm north of Drumheller, Alta., after three consecutive years of practicing...Read more »

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Watch for Wheat Midge in Non-Traditional Areas of Alberta in 2013

By: Scott Meers

December 31, 2012

The 2013 wheat midge forecast map is now live on the Alberta Agriculture website, Ropin the Web. This forecast is based on 298 soil samples taken in...Read more »

The Top 10 Posts of the Year — East

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 27, 2012

To the surprise of likely very few, the year’s top post on RealAgriculture.com is one full of fun and frivolity. The Peterson Brothers’ parody of...Read more »

The Top 10 Posts of the Year — West

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 27, 2012

To the surprise of likely very few, the year’s top post on RealAgriculture.com is one full of fun and frivolity. The Peterson Brothers’ parody of...Read more »

A Look Back at 2012: The Top 10 Videos of the Year

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 24, 2012

The last few weeks of the year would not be complete without a Top 10 or two. While Shaun Haney and Lyndsey Smith have already weighed in with their...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Lock in Profits as Opportunities Arise in 2013

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2012

2012 is winding down, but optimism and fed cattle prices are up. Heading into to 2013, the Canadian beef cattle industry looks strong, although high...Read more »

Wheat School: Using GoCereals.ca to Choose a Spring Wheat Variety in Ontario

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 20, 2012

Spring wheat may not be the highest acreage crop in Ontario, but it’s still an important crop for many, especially for those who need or sell...Read more »

Thumbs up, Thumbs down: 2012 Ag News & Events In Review

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2012

photo courtesy of brooksweekly.com

‘Tis the season for not just gifts and celebrations, but also countdowns and Top 10 lists. RealAgriculture.com is not immune to such year-end...Read more »

Ritchie Bros Sells More Than CA$1 billion of Canadian Equipment in 2012

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 19, 2012

The world of machinery is really getting smaller.  Ritchie Bros announced today that they sold more than one billion dollars worth of machinery...Read more »

Seed the Most Acres Per Fill — There’s an App for That!

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 19, 2012

Beyond Agronomy’s Steve Larocque is rolling out the Air Cart Maximizer, an app for Android and iPhone that quickly calculates the maximum acres per...Read more »

The Best Christmas Promo Gift This Year Was From Dekalb

By: Shaun Haney

December 19, 2012

There are good Christmas gifts and then there are great Christmas gifts. Dekalb did a great job this year by giving me a Dekalb branded scotch glass....Read more »

Farm Safety – Thin Ice Leads to Close Calls

By: Shaun Haney

December 19, 2012

This picture was tweeted by Gerrid Gust of Wheat Growers Fame.  See the tweet here.  According to the tweet string the neighbor was...Read more »

Dr. Danny Klinefelter: Developing your Farm Management Battle Plan

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 18, 2012

Agriculture has been on a roll for the last few years. Commodity and land values are up and interest rates are down — these are good times for...Read more »

Soybeans in the West: Why You Don’t Need a Planter, Tips for Inoculating & More

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 18, 2012

To say that soybeans are the hottest topic in Manitoba right now is an understatement. The excitement around the crop is perhaps eclipsed only by the...Read more »

Canola School: Are Striped Flea Beetles Resistant to Seed Treatments?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 18, 2012

It’s no secret that the striped flea beetle is a tougher opponent than the more common crucifer flea beetle. This canola pest tends to emerge...Read more »

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