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Category: Farm Management

Integrity and a general curiosity will get you far: Dianne Finstad

By: Kara Oosterhuis

March 8, 2021

March 8th is International Women’s Day and here at RealAgriculture we decided to feature some Canadian women in agriculture, for their drive and...Read more »

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Lyndsey Smith on communicating and teamwork

By: Kara Oosterhuis

March 8, 2021

In honour of International Women’s Day, we decided at RealAgriculture that we’d highlight some of the fantastic women across this industry and...Read more »

Learning to lead with Heather Watson

By: Lyndsey Smith

March 8, 2021

Heather Watson joined Farm Management Canada to work in communications. Fast forward a few years, and instead, Watson is leading a thriving, adaptive...Read more »

In the Know farmer mental wellness program begins to roll out

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 4, 2021

A mental health and wellness program designed specifically for farmers is launching this week in Ontario. The program, In the Know, was designed by...Read more »

RealAg LIVE! with Alison Sunstrum of CNSRV-X on mentorship and future investment in ag

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 3, 2021

Alison Sunstrum was pushing for interconnectivity of farm data long before the internet was even commonplace. It’s that kind of foresight that has...Read more »

Mind Your Farm Business — Ep 59: Learning to lead through conflict

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 25, 2021

In leadership, aggressive behaviour can actually be less harmful to business than passivity. In other words, being unwilling to discuss a problem is...Read more »

RealAg LIVE! with Shaun Haney, for a Freestyle Friday on mentorship

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 19, 2021

Shaun Haney recently had a conversation with someone who he would consider a mentor, that was challenging but also a two-way experience. The...Read more »

FarmCash program expands to all of Western Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 17, 2021

Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) has announced that its FarmCash Advance Payments Program, previously only available in Alberta, will now be available...Read more »

A plant without sunlight can’t grow and neither can you

By: Kara Oosterhuis

February 17, 2021

If you clicked on this article, you’re probably wondering what “live your best life” I’m spewing out now. Today’s focus is sunlight. The...Read more »

Temporary foreign workers to be exempt from 3-day hotel stay until mid-March: Bibeau

By: Kara Oosterhuis

February 13, 2021

The federal agriculture minister tried to address some of the questions coming from farms and other businesses that employ temporary foreign workers...Read more »

Travel restrictions set to bite into Canadian vegetable production

By: Lyndsey Smith

February 6, 2021

Each year, Canadian farms and orchards grow an abundance of fruit and vegetables for both local and export markets. From peaches and pears, to...Read more »

RealAg LIVE! with Mary Robinson, Canadian Federation of Agriculture

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 2, 2021

From business risk management fatigue, to the carbon tax, to adapting to changing labour demands, there’s plenty to cover regarding Canadian policy...Read more »

AGCO to assess impact of cover crops for carbon management

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 1, 2021

AGCO, the parent company of Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Gleaner, and Challenger, is conducting agronomic research trials and holding field demonstrations...Read more »

Fit Farmer — Ep 14: Fitness Trends of 2021

By: garychambers

January 30, 2021

It seems that the fitness trends from 2020 have spilled over into 2021 and have become a lot more mainstream. Co-hosts Gary Chambers and Shaun Haney...Read more »

Decision making from both sides of the succession coin

By: Kara Oosterhuis

January 28, 2021

Decision making is one of the most critical parts of any business operation. Often, the big or higher risk decisions are made by those in the most...Read more »