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Year: 2017

Kubota pushing to offer a full lineup of orange ag equipment

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 22, 2017

Kubota’s push to become a full line farm equipment brand was evident at Agritechnica 2017. From larger tractors with up to 170hp to balers to...Read more »

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Six reasons you should not worry about NAFTA’s future

By: Shaun Haney

December 22, 2017

We are at a point in the NAFTA renegotiations where it is easy to be negative. Some insiders and experts believe it is only a matter of time before...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 21: Price-fixing, pulse tariffs and frost-seeding

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 21, 2017

Host Shaun Haney starts off the show speaking about the recent price-fixing scandal in bread, and what this means for consumer trust. Also on the...Read more »

The race is on — Jeff Leal talks ethanol, wages and election prospects

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 21, 2017

The Ontario Liberal government has had its share of challenges in 2017. For starters, Premier Kathleen Wynne’s approval rating sunk to the low...Read more »

Canola School: Identifying the new mystery midge

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 21, 2017

Researchers with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are in the process of identifying and describing a tiny midge species that was first confirmed in...Read more »

CN and CP to pay $7 million combined for exceeding revenue entitlement for grain

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 21, 2017

The Canadian Transportation Agency says both CN Rail and CP Rail exceeded their maximum grain revenue entitlements during the 2016-17 crop year....Read more »

CN cites derailments, frack sand demand as factors affecting grain movement

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 21, 2017

With winter weather settling in across Western Canada and new rail legislation meant to protect grain shippers stalled in Ottawa, there are serious...Read more »

Another blow for pulse crop demand, as India slaps 30 percent tariff on lentils and chickpeas

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 21, 2017

India has added two more pulses to the list of crops facing steep import tariffs into the country. The Indian government announced a 30 percent...Read more »

Loblaw fixing the price of bread is “shocking and disappointing” — Sylvain Charlebois

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2017

When Loblaw Co. and parent company George Weston admitted late Tuesday that it engaged in a bread price-fixing scheme, consumers and experts that...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Dec 20: Corn yields, frost-seeding and no-till erosion

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson covers yield, tillage, erosion, cover crops, and more. Have a question you’d like Johnson to...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 20: Price-fixing, oil versus grain, and Ontario’s supply issue.

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2017

Today on the show: Top Ag News Rocky Talk – An update from New Holland. The Ontario corn and soybean market; and how to get through this supply...Read more »

Corn School: Ontario heading for a record 180+ bu/ac crop

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 20, 2017

180 bushels per acre. It looks like Ontario’s 2017 corn crop is going to come in above that number and set a new record for the province. In this...Read more »

Panel created to advise governments on business risk management review

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 20, 2017

The federal agriculture minister has named a panel of farmers, academics and industry experts to provide input as the federal and provincial...Read more »

Health Canada proposes three-year continued registration for neonics clothianidin & thiamethoxam

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 20, 2017

As part of its ongoing assessment of neonicotinoid pesticides (or neonics), Health Canada has proposed renewed three-year registrations for two of...Read more »

Techtour: 1.5 tonnes of bolt-less ballasting in under 30 minutes

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 20, 2017

Proper weight distribution is key to unlocking a tractor’s full potential, in terms of fuel consumption, tire wear and drawbar performance. At the...Read more »