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Year: 2018

RealAg Radio — New Year’s Special 2018: Favourite interviews, food trends, and what to watch for in 2019

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 31, 2018

We made it, you guys. 2018 was a year of uncertainty, volatility, trade moves, unforgiving weather, and a harvest that wouldn’t end. It was...Read more »

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CN, CP both exceed grain revenue entitlements; ordered to pay 5% penalty

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 31, 2018

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has determined  that both the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) and the Canadian Pacific...Read more »

Every farm could use a peer group, but it’s not likely found at the coffee shop

By: Dale Leftwich

December 31, 2018

As we move in to a new year and new farm season, there are all kinds of things that need to be assessed, reassessed, and evaluated. If setting...Read more »

RealAgriculture’s top 18 stories of 2018

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 31, 2018

There likely isn’t a sector in agriculture that isn’t very ready to put 2018 to bed. From drought and extreme heat for much of the summer, to a...Read more »

A little stress is a good thing, but be careful not to be “in the grip”

By: Dale Leftwich

December 28, 2018

All workplaces require give and take. Communication skills are often needed and seldom taught. A simple thing like the golden rule — treat others...Read more »

Soybean School: Targeting “profitable and comfortable” sales for 2019

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 28, 2018

2018 was a difficult year for soybean markets. The U.S.-China trade war triggered a $2.00-$2.50 per bushel reduction in the futures market and...Read more »

No horsing around here — camelina becoming a popular feed supplement

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 28, 2018

Although the equine industry wasn’t Linnaeus Plant Sciences’ (LPSI) main target for marketing their camelina product, the company has formed...Read more »

Knowledge alone does not bring us to a common understanding

By: Dale Leftwich

December 28, 2018

We all like to believe we are independent thinkers, but the beliefs of most people often align with one team or another. Tamar Haspel does not have a...Read more »

Pulse School: Each plant species likes its own special inoculant

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 27, 2018

There is no mineral that provides nitrogen for plants. No rock, like there is for phosphate or sulphur. There is some nitrogen in the organic matter...Read more »

Merry Christmas from all of us here at RealAgriculture!

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 24, 2018

To our followers, friends, fans, and listeners, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and restorative holiday week! Looking for a little...Read more »

RealAg Radio, 2018 Christmas Special: Our favourite holiday traditions, food, best gifts, and more food

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! For this very special holiday edition of Realag Radio, the entire content team got together to share:...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec. 21: Cargill to sell Prairie Malt, GMO labeling, and an east/west economic divide

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 23, 2018

Just like that it’s December 21, and the holidays are officially here for the RealAgriculture team. For today’s RealAg Radio, host, Shaun Haney...Read more »

Beef Market Update: A look back at 2018 and forward to 2019

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 22, 2018

To wrap up the year, RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney and Anne Wasko, of Gateway Livestock Exchange, take a look at the beef markets for the last time...Read more »

2018 grain markets get poor wrapping job — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

December 22, 2018

As we head into the last full week of the 2018 calendar year, grain markets held a bit of a weaker tone. This past week, no crops on the futures...Read more »

Alberta Wheat steps into the cash advance arena with FarmCash

By: Dale Leftwich

December 21, 2018

The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) used to be a big player in the field of offering government-backed cash advances. The changes to the CWB’s structure...Read more »