Year: 2013

Saik’s Agri-Treks, Russia: 240,000 Acre Farms, Sugar Beets & Dairy Cows in Town

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 31, 2013

When people talk about farming in Russia, I imagine a very similar to set up to Western Canada, just bigger. If this episode of Rob Saik’s...Read more »

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Wading Through Corn Trial Data — Think Local

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 31, 2013

If you’re like most, you spend a good chunk of the winter planning variety and hybrid selection for the next planting season (if you don’t, maybe...Read more »

The 2013 Top 10 Posts of the Year

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 31, 2013

We’re wrapping up a fantastic year of covering the world of agriculture here at RealAgriculture.com, and we couldn’t wait to see how the numbers...Read more »

Soybean School: Where Did Soybeans Muster this Big Yield From?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 30, 2013

It seems the 2013 soybean crop defied the odds and managed to pleasantly surprise a number of farmers with decent yields. The final provincial...Read more »

Beef Straw Man Recommendations Report Published

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 30, 2013

The Beef Straw Man trio published a recommendations report at the end of December, 2013, based on the outcome of meetings held over the last year....Read more »

Viterra Announces Purchase of Lethbridge Inland Terminal

By: Shaun Haney

December 30, 2013

Viterra has reached an agreement to purchase certain assets of Lethbridge Inland Terminal Ltd.  (LIT), including a high throughput grain...Read more »

Feeding Cattle in the USA (Party in the USA, Miley Cyrus Parody) – Derek Klingenberg

By: Shaun Haney

December 26, 2013

In the battle for agriculture song parody supremacy, Derek Klingenberg has released his newest track. This time it is a spoof on the Miley Cyrus’s...Read more »

FarmTech14 Preview – Michael Walsh – Importance of Harvest Weed Seed Control in Weed Management

By: Shaun Haney

December 26, 2013

Herbicide resistant weeds are one of the struggles and items of adversity that farmers face around the world.  Whether you plant in Australia,...Read more »

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

By: Shaun Haney

December 24, 2013

From all of us at RealAgriculture.com we would just like to take the time to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours!...Read more »

When is Top-Dressing Nitrogen a Good Idea?

By: Shaun Haney

December 23, 2013

Interest in top-dressing nitrogen (N) is increasing across the prairies. Some producers use it to improve yield or protein content, while others use...Read more »

University of Guelph Names 1st Research Chair in Pollinator Conservation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 23, 2013

Debra Murphy, 2013

The University of Guelph has named Nigel Raine the inaugural holder of Canada’s first research chair in pollinator conservation following a...Read more »

Canadian Soybean Council Receives Funding for Export-Focused Projects

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 23, 2013

The Canadian Soybean Council is set to receive over $100,000 in funding through the federal government’s Growing Forward 2 Agri-Marketing program....Read more »

Cozying Up to the Seed Guide — Tips for Choosing New Varieties

By: Shane Thomas

December 23, 2013

Understanding how different crop varieties may react to various management practices or situations is something that doesn’t seem to get enough...Read more »

FarmTech14 Preview – Mairlyn Smith – Ultimate Foods for Ultimate Health

By: Shaun Haney

December 20, 2013

Ever heard someone say that you are what you eat. The old adage “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” has never rung more true....Read more »

Canola School: Top Tips for Protecting Bees While Protecting Your Canola

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 20, 2013

Bees play an essential role as pollinators in food production, but did you know they’re also an integral part of top canola yields? While bees...Read more »