Category: Ag Business

Food Truths From Farm to Table addresses food guilt, shares farmers’ stories

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 13, 2018

If the conversation around farming and food is really going to change for the better, we have to get past talking to each other and reach out to our...Read more »

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‘Learn to Lead’ heading into its third year

By: Dale Leftwich

June 9, 2018

Learning what maltsters look for in malt barley at the Grow More Tour at Elm River, Man.

SaskCanola is working to encourage and train the next generation of farm leaders. Tracy Broughton, policy and producer relations manager for...Read more »

Bayer closes acquisition of Monsanto

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 7, 2018

It’s a done deal. Monsanto shares are no longer trading on the New York Stock Exchange, as Bayer completed its US$63 billion acquisition of...Read more »

Poll: Is it positive for the GMO debate for Bayer to retire the name Monsanto?

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 5, 2018

(Rob Kall, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

The name Monsanto is headed for retirement. Bayer has confirmed it will no longer use the name after it closes its US$63 billion acquisition of...Read more »

Monsanto name to become part of history, with acquisition by Bayer set to close on Thursday

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 4, 2018

One of the most well-known and controversial brands in the world will soon become part of history. Bayer has confirmed it plans to complete its...Read more »

Ag machinery manufacturers feel the pain of steel tariffs

By: Realag Machinery Insider

June 1, 2018

Steel prices in North America are on the rise and the impacts are just beginning to be felt in farm country. In the U.S., steel prices were already...Read more »

Dairy Distillery turns waste skim milk into tasty spirit 

By: Lyndsey Smith

May 30, 2018

Dairy Distillery’s still and tasting room was designed to showcase the towering still.

What started as a fascination with craft distilling and a chance discussion about dumping skim milk has evolved into a tasty new business at Almonte,...Read more »

Bayer-Monsanto deal receives green light from Canada’s Competition Bureau

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 30, 2018

Canada’s competition regulator says it has reached an agreement with Bayer that lays out the conditions for its proposed acquisition of Monsanto....Read more »

Bayer-Monsanto deal gains key approval from the U.S. Department of Justice

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 29, 2018

Bayer canola seed bags

Bayer has gained conditional approval for its acquisition of Monsanto from the U.S. Department of Justice, which was the largest outstanding...Read more »

Fertilizer Canada launches new 4R designation toolkit

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 29, 2018

Canadian ag retailers have a new tool to help their farmer customers adopt 4R nutrient stewardship practices. With the launch of Fertilizer...Read more »

Inocucor changes name to Concentric

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 17, 2018

Inocucor Corporation, a startup company that specializes in microbial products for crop and soil health, has announced it is changing its name to...Read more »

Fighting for margin: Chemical price transparency for Canadian farmers

By: Sponsored

May 13, 2018

The actual price of farm chemicals is often hidden from farmers using techniques like rebates, black box programs and price matching. That means...Read more »

Monsanto planning to release TruFlex canola in 2019

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 10, 2018

Monsanto Canada has announced it plans to finally commercialize its TruFlex canola trait in 2019. TruFlex has been approved in Canada and awaiting...Read more »

Trimble shifts services for Agri-Trend network, with focus on digital platform

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 8, 2018

Two-and-a-half years after acquiring Red Deer-based farm consulting company Agri-Trend, Trimble is changing the way it works with the independent...Read more »

Monsanto’s Grant and Fraley to leave after Bayer deal closes

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 7, 2018

Werner Baumann (left), CEO of Bayer AG, and Hugh Grant, Chairman and CEO of Monsanto in 2016 (supplied)

Bayer has announced its proposed executive team for its Crop Science division, pending the closure of the company’s acquisition of Monsanto....Read more »