Year: 2015

South Korea Lifts Temporary Ban on Canadian Beef and Veal

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 31, 2015

South Korea has lifted its temporary ban on imports of beef and veal from Canada, effective December 30, 2015. The country, which was Canada’s...Read more »

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Another Year of Bountiful Supplies? A Year-End Look at the Grain Markets:

By: Brennan Turner

December 31, 2015

2015 hasn’t necessarily been a great year for grains complex, let alone anyone who works in the commodity sector. The most watched fall from grace...Read more »

A Chance to Remediate Tillage Erosion

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 31, 2015

Ag in Motion tillage demonstration farmers

David Lobb, professor in the department of soil science at the University of Manitoba, and senior research chair for the Watershed Systems Research...Read more »

Soybean School: Cyst Nematode Continues Trek Across Ontario

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 30, 2015

Soybean cyst nematode continues to spread across Ontario.

  Soybean Cyst nematode (SCN) was first identified in Ontario in 1998. Since then the pest has slowly and methodically trekked across the...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 10: Making Farm Safety a Priority

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 30, 2015

Over 100 adults and children are lost to agricultural fatalities on an average year in Canada. And though that number has started to drop in recent...Read more »

Non-Transgenic Rapid Trait Development Offers Producers Sulfonylurea Tolerant Canola

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 29, 2015

Cibus, a trait-based company that was founded in 2001, uses a “Rapid Trait Development System” to edit native genes without the introduction...Read more »

Seletron System Offers Individual Nozzle and Pressure Control

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 29, 2015

The Seletron nozzle system mounted on a demo unit at Big Iron ’15 in Fargo, ND.

Individual nozzle control is becoming a reality, or at least an option, when it comes to applying pesticides with precision. Although they don’t...Read more »

Ice Fishing? Tips for Cleaning Fish from Agribition

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 28, 2015

Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, Flickr CC 2.0.

It’s that time of year when the ice on the lakes is freezing and some farmers (of all ages) choose to bundle up, head out into the cold wind...Read more »

It’s a Stunner: Animal Welfare Concerns Soar Over Past Two Years

By: Owen Roberts

December 28, 2015

Stock photo, 2015.

It looks like the New Year is going to bring even more focus on animal welfare. In a year-end interview, University of Guelph researcher Michael von...Read more »

Agritechnica 2015: Fliegl’s Power Feeders Offer All-in-One Option to Livestock Producers

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 28, 2015

A large silver tub hangs in place of a front-end loader, accentuated by its own strikingly red grapple. “It’s an all-in-one machine,”...Read more »

Movable Field Bins Coming to North America

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 27, 2015

(via Demco-Products.com)

Movable field bins or “mother bins” are used in Australia to alleviate bottlenecks in grain movement off the field at harvest. Rather...Read more »

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from RealAg!

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 24, 2015

We hope you’re simply having a wonderful Christmas time (as the song goes) and that all is well during this special time of year. 2015 has been...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 23: No, No, No, Not on Frozen Soil

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 23, 2015

This week’s Word starts off with comments and feedback from last week’s rant on tillage. Peter Johnson, resident agronomist for...Read more »

Celebrating a Year of #farm365

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 23, 2015

(Andrew Campbell, #farm365)

At 2:03am, January 1st, 2015, Andrew Campbell tweeted a photo of a newborn calf on his family’s dairy farm in southwestern Ontario, kicking off a...Read more »

Under the Microscope: Seed Tests to Consider Over Winter

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 23, 2015

For most of us, seed testing is something to be done during or immediately after harvest, and right before seeding. But, there might be a reason or...Read more »

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