Year: 2017

Batter up — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 21, 2017

The Batter by Peter Miller (Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Grain markets this week generally trended lower as rains in the Southern Hemisphere and harvest progress in North America hung over prices. Bulls...Read more »

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RealAg Radio, Oct 20: Market frustration, Chinese growth and the Canadian “charm offensive”

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 20, 2017

A quick reminder from host Shaun Haney, as he starts off the show: the RealAg Hockey Pool deadline is coming up on October 23. Get your team in...Read more »

Deere wins trademark colour court case versus Ag Spray Equipment

By: Realag Machinery Insider

October 20, 2017

The green and yellow colour combination on John Deere equipment belongs to John Deere, ruled a U.S. District Court judge in Kentucky. Judge Thomas B....Read more »

8 Tips for storing DEF over winter

By: Realag Machinery Insider

October 20, 2017

(Photo by Cjp24, via Wikimedia Commons)

Like it or not, winter is around the corner. And with more tractors on the market meeting Tier 4 emissions standards, there’s more diesel exhaust...Read more »

AGCO and The Climate Corporation announce “global data connectivity agreement”

By: Realag Machinery Insider

October 20, 2017

AGCO and The Climate Corporation have announced a “global data connectivity agreement” that will see AGCO customers have more and easier options...Read more »

“Africa’s Norman Borlaug” receives 2017 World Food Prize

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 20, 2017

Akinwumi Adesina receiving the 2017 World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday. (Source: The World Food Prize)

The president of the African Development Bank Group and former minister of agriculture for Nigeria received the 2017 World Food Prize in Des Moines,...Read more »

Take control over marketing your commodity

By: Guest Author

October 20, 2017

A cash advance from CCGA gives farmers more control to market their crops and livestock when the time and price is best. With a cash advance, farmers...Read more »

AgriTalk — A Canadian invasion to discuss trade breakdown

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 19, 2017

RealAg’s Shaun Haney had the chance to be the guest host on AgriTalk, the leading U.S. agriculture radio program, filling in for Mike Adams on...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 19: Canola markets, BASF’s big purchase, and words that describe Trudeau

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 19, 2017

(photo courtesy PMO)

Today’s episode of the show begins with host Shaun Haney sharing some feedback from farmers on whether or not Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia...Read more »

Soy Canada names Davidson as new executive director

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 19, 2017

Soy Canada has announced Ron Davidson will be the association’s next executive director. Davidson will begin his role in Soy Canada’s Ottawa...Read more »

Soybean School: Is doubling up against herbicide resistance worth the risk?

By: Bernard Tobin

October 19, 2017

For OMAFRA weed specialist Mike Cowbrough there are three fundamentals when it comes to weed control in soybeans. The first thing growers need to...Read more »

Liberals drop capital gains plans in latest damage control attempt

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 19, 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau, with Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay behind him, announcing the latest changes to the Liberals’ tax proposal on Thursady (screenshot via Facebook Live)

With a tractor and bales as a backdrop, Finance Minister Bill Morneau made the latest in a series of political damage control announcements regarding...Read more »

Shining light on Wynne’s creative hydro accounting

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 19, 2017

Premier Wynne at the First Ministers Meeting in Ottawa earlier this month. (courtesy Premier of Ontario office)

As an Ontario election approaches, provincial Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk is making it difficult for the Liberal government to wash away its...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 18: Cutting hay, calibrating monitors and harvesting corn

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 18, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through this week’s crop notes, and questions around cereals, hay, weed control and poor...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 18: Reactions to tax tweaks and NAFTA woes

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 18, 2017

Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, and U.S. Trade Secretary Robert Lighthizer making their closing statements after round three of NAFTA talks in Ottawa.

With all the talk around the recent North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, there’s a lot of talk around how the Canadian...Read more »