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Category: Farm Travel

Why is Bayer Acquiring Monsanto?

By: Shaun Haney

February 14, 2017

Shaun Haney is in Germany this week as a guest of Bayer, celebrating 20 years of the company’s Invigor brand.  During the Bayer InVigor 20th...Read more »

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Empower Farmers by Making Credit Available: A World Food Day Lesson

By: Owen Roberts

October 17, 2016

World anything Day is a lot to take in. You’d think it might be easier to digest when a designated day for something global was also for something...Read more »

A Tale of Two German Dairy Farmers, Making a Buck When They’re Down on Their Luck

By: Owen Roberts

July 21, 2016

The chips are down for milk producers in Europe, who are struggling to hang on as the continent deals with another milk glut. The European Union...Read more »

Saik’s Agri-Treks: Cornell University’s Gene Gun and Plant Breeding Labs

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 6, 2016

The gene gun, the first of which literally used a .22-calibre bullet, was invented by plant geneticists working at Cornell University in the...Read more »

What Are Your Vacation Plans in the Next 12 Months?

By: Shaun Haney

March 2, 2016

Success in agriculture requires a lot of commitment, and it can often feel as though all we do is work. But part of achieving success is being...Read more »

Western Grains Research Foundation and Farm Credit Canada Partnering With Nuffield Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 20, 2016

Nuffield Canada has announced two new partners coming on board with funding for the agriculture leadership development program in 2016. The...Read more »

Learning from Overseas Buyers of Canadian Wheat & Durum — a Saskatchewan Farmer’s Perspective

By: Kelvin Heppner

January 7, 2016

Quality and consistency. That’s what international buyers expect with Canadian wheat. It’s been said a thousand times already, but if you ask...Read more »

Women Take Charge in Agricultural Co-op Café Femenino

By: Owen Roberts

November 30, 2015

Women are looking for new opportunities in agriculture – in production, leadership and business, among them. When this search extends beyond...Read more »

TWORA — Agritechnica, Agri-Trend and the Start of Ag Show Season — Nov 12

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 12, 2015

From Agri-Trade to Agritechnica, Red Deer to Hanover, farm show season has started. This week’s TWORA podcast takes us to Germany for the world’s...Read more »

Agritechnica 2015: Using Gaming and Virtual Reality to Spread the Allure of Agriculture

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 9, 2015

Call them tradeshow booth gimmicks or whatever you please but at Agrictechnica 2015 the floor is alive with remote controlled tractors, 3D virtual...Read more »

Saik’s Agri-Treks: Martagon Lilies, “Anti-Deer” Cedar and Ieuan Evans (Pt 3)

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 30, 2015

In this episode of Saik’s Agri-Treks, we are back on the tour of Ieuan Evans’ 4.5 acres of diversity. Besides being credited with...Read more »

Saik’s Agri-Treks: Grafting, Non-Browning Apples and Ieuan Evans (Pt. 2)

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 25, 2015

Related: Saik’s Agri-Treks: Sunflowers, Sheep and Ieuan Evans (Pt. 1) In this episode of Saik’s Agri-Treks, we are back on the tour...Read more »

Post TPP: Forgiving but not forgetting New Zealand

By: Owen Roberts

October 20, 2015

Those who oppose agricultural subsidies have long held New Zealand out as the ultimate success story. According to their line of reasoning, if the...Read more »

Saik’s Agri-Treks: Sunflowers, Sheep and Ieuan Evans

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 14, 2015

Saik’s Agri-Treks has taken us to favelas in Brazil, not-quite-elephant-proof fencing in Africa, Agritechnica in Germany and desert...Read more »

Why Bale When You Can Pellet — Premos 5000 Wins Agritechnica Gold

By: Debra Murphy

September 14, 2015

Author’s Note: Okay, there are probably plenty of reasons you should bale instead of pellet (like: we don’t really have a choice yet)....Read more »