Year: 2016

RealAg Radio, Dec 30: Happy New Year!

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 30, 2016

Terry O’Reilly speaking at Farmtech ’16 in Edmonton.

Today’s show includes a discussion about what makes a good ag minister/secretary, as well as a conversation about the art of storytelling with...Read more »

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Growing Series, Ep 7: How to Build a Fertilizer Plan

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 30, 2016

You spend valuable time choosing the right variety of each crop type — are you sure you’re supplying that crop with all that it needs to reach...Read more »

Patti Miller Appointed Chief Commissioner of the CGC

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 30, 2016

Patti Miller

Update: This story originally stated Miller’s appointment begins March 13, 2017, but according to the ag minister’s office, there was an error in...Read more »

RealAg’s Top 25 Stories of 2016

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 29, 2016

As we close the book on 2016, it’s been an honour for us here at Real Agriculture to provide you with ag information and insight that we hope has...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 29: 52 Farms in 52 Weeks and Year-End Chat With the Ag Minister

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 29, 2016

Ontario farmer Andrew Campbell plans to visit and profile 52 different farms in 2017, as he explains on today’s edition of RealAg Radio. Shaun’s...Read more »

Pulse School: Majority of Lentils In Top Two Grades: CGC Survey

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 29, 2016

Harvest samples submitted to the Canadian Grain Commission.

The wet weather during the 2016 growing season and harvest took a toll on lentil crop quality in Western Canada, but more than half the crop samples...Read more »

Wheat School: ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers – Mark McLean

By: Bernard Tobin

December 28, 2016

Do you know a “real” wheat farmer? If not, agronomist Peter Johnson is going to introduce you to some of Ontario’s finest wheat growers in the...Read more »

Ring in the New Year with Made-In-Ontario Ice Wine

By: Lyndsey Smith

December 28, 2016

If you’ve ever been out in early winter and seen grapes on the vine, you likely were looking at future ice wine — a sweet made-in-Ontario dessert...Read more »

Soybean School: Using Trial Info to Select Best Varieties

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 28, 2016

Are you happy with the soybean varieties you planted in 2016? Looking for confirmation you’re making the best choices for your farm? Scouting for...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 28: Starter Fert on Corn, the N/Protein Dance, & All About Clover

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 28, 2016

On the eve of 2017, we wrap up the calendar year with one last instalment of Wheat Pete’s Word. From a recent land price record, to so many...Read more »

Why Farmers Take the “Non-GMO Project Verified” Label Personally

By: Andrew Campbell

December 27, 2016

I’m a farmer that likes to leisurely scroll through Twitter a few times a day. A lot of my feed is fellow farmers sharing the things they are...Read more »

Text Message: Your Cow Is About to Calve

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 27, 2016

Add letting you know that your cow is about to give birth to the list of things your cell phone can do. A calving sensor that communicates via mobile...Read more »

Ontario Ag Minister Says It’s Back to Basics in 2017: Soil, Water, & Air

By: Owen Roberts

December 27, 2016

Don’t be surprised to see more hydro bill relief in sight in 2017 for rural Ontarians, says the province’s minister of agriculture, food and...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 23: A Farm Machinery Wish List?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 23, 2016

Today’s show is focused on machinery, and new concepts and products brought to the North American ag market in 2016. Guests (from the past year)...Read more »

Grains Markets 2016: Bullish Headlines & Bearish Facts

By: Brennan Turner

December 23, 2016

Grain markets headed lower this week as the market dealt with lower volume and profit-taking ahead of the winter holidays. Since last Friday, the...Read more »

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