Category: Ag Business

Real Dream Workshops: Making hydro with Otto Bloemen

By: Bernard Tobin

December 7, 2017

Are you planning to build a new farm workshop? How will you power and heat it? Do you want a crane? In episode 3 of Real Dream Workshops, Peter...Read more »

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Corn School: How to reduce mechanical kernel damage

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 6, 2017

Mechanically harvesting, drying and handling grain corn can compromise quality and take a bite out of a grower’s bottom line. Earlier this fall,...Read more »

Will China approve new canola traits during Trudeau’s visit?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 3, 2017

The Chinese government could move forward on allowing imports of three canola traits that have been awaiting Chinese approval for five years during...Read more »

The future is now for farm satellite technology

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 30, 2017

Patrick Crampton from Farmers Edge says enhanced satellite imagery is ushering in the ‘decision agriculture’ era.

From automated tractors to precision sprayers that spray only weeds, new technology is creating a buzz in the farming community. But let’s not...Read more »

India committed to pea import duty, says broker

By: Bernard Tobin

November 16, 2017

Anurag Tulshan, managing director of Esarco Exim Pvt Ltd.

India’s decision to add a 50 percent import duty on peas is designed to help the country become self-sufficient in pulses, and the government...Read more »

Monetizing the adjectives in beef production

By: Debra Murphy

November 15, 2017

Differentiating products through marketing has long been a goal of commodity groups. The Alberta Beef Producers have (according to their website)...Read more »

Starting small with on-ranch business planning

By: Debra Murphy

November 14, 2017

Photo by Rich Roberts (Flickr CC BY 2.0).

For many involved in the production side of the cattle business, sitting down to office work isn’t our idea of a good time. But, says Sandy Russell...Read more »

Looking back at 25 years of SWAC

By: Bernard Tobin

November 13, 2017

David Chilton, author of The Wealthy Barber, is one of many keynote speakers to appear at the Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC).

The Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) will mark its 25th anniversary on January 3rd, when the two-day conference unofficially kicks off...Read more »

Agrium, PotashCorp merger waiting on U.S. after Chinese approval

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 8, 2017

(Source: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.)

The merger of Agrium and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan to form a new company called Nutrien took another step toward completion this week....Read more »

Real Dream Workshops, Ep. 2 — Barry and Tyler McBlain

By: Bernard Tobin

November 7, 2017

Are you planning to build a new farm workshop? How big should it be? What features should you incorporate? What cool ideas would make it a ‘killer...Read more »

Richardson acquiring CHS Canada’s 10 retail outlets

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 31, 2017


Richardson International has reached a deal to acquire CHS Canada’s 10 crop input retail outlets in Western Canada. The deal signals the exit of...Read more »

Growing food soybean demand fueling Sevita

By: Bernard Tobin

October 30, 2017

What will the identity preserved (IP) soybean market look like in 10 years? Sevita International’s new CEO Don Rees believes the market will double...Read more »

Saputo to buy largest Australia milk processor

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 28, 2017

Montreal-based Canadian dairy company Saputo has reached a deal to buy Murray Goulburn Co-operative — Australia’s largest milk processor — in a...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 »

What does BASF’s acquisition of Liberty and InVigor business mean for Canada?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 18, 2017

It’s the spinoff that many people in the North American ag market have been waiting for. In Bayer’s conquest of Monsanto, the concentration of...Read more »

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