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Category: Livestock

Poll: How have you invested in farm security?

By: Lyndsey Smith

April 29, 2022

It’s not totally uncommon for crop to go missing out of remote bins, especially when crop prices climb. Fuel thefts aren’t rare, either, and...Read more »

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Deadline for AgriStability enrolment extended to June

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 28, 2022

The enrolment deadline for the AgriStability program has been extended from April 30, 2022 to June 30, 2022, without penalty, the federal government...Read more »

Assistance available for Saskatchewan livestock producers who suffered losses due to extreme weather

By: Brittany Warner

April 28, 2022

The Saskatchewan government, through the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP), is offering some relief to livestock producers who were...Read more »

Grasslands, rainforests, and soybeans: A trip to Brazil with Rob Stone

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 28, 2022

Looking across the world, there is one thing that really unifies us — and it’s agriculture. We can often learn about new methods and technologies...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, April 27: Swapping grass for alfalfa, early fleabane control, overwintering barley, and big wheat seed

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

April 27, 2022

Merry Christmas in April? Plenty of Ontario residents woke to snow this morning — does this mean planting will be delayed? Chill out, says Peter...Read more »

Deal reached to open irrigation gates for Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 26, 2022

The Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District (LNID) has been advised a deal has been reached between the Alberta government and the Chief and Council...Read more »

Concerns — and confusion — rise over lack of water flowing to Lethbridge irrigation district

By: Kara Oosterhuis

April 26, 2022

Update, as of late April 26: The Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District says it has been advised a deal has been reached between the Alberta...Read more »

African swine fever vaccine moves a step closer to reality

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

April 25, 2022

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service (ARS), have announced that a vaccine candidate for African Swine...Read more »

Kingston baby formula plant secures goat milk supply in new agreement

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

April 25, 2022

Chinese-owned Canada Royal Milk (CRM), based at Kingston, Ont., says it has established long-term partnerships with Ontario Goat Dairy...Read more »

Manitoba’s first avian flu case confirmed

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 24, 2022

The number of Canadian farms – and provinces – where birds are testing positive for highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza continues to climb....Read more »

Canadian company scammed Montana ranchers of up to $5 million, according to Montana AG

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 22, 2022

A Canadian-based company that promised to supply hay and straw has stolen millions of dollars from drought-affected ranchers in Montana, according to...Read more »

“Without water, we wouldn’t be here”: Alberta irrigation district raises concerns over blocked access to water

By: Kara Oosterhuis

April 21, 2022

Editors note: This story has been updated as of April 25, 2022. Farmers are all well aware of what happens when mother nature turns off the water...Read more »

RealAg Radio, April 21: Seeding progress across the country, crop rotation changes, and corn grazing

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 21, 2022

With many still waiting for some actual spring-like weather now three weeks into April, we are checking in with farmers and ranchers across the...Read more »

Intercropping livestock and crops set to roll with Stock Cropper

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 18, 2022

We all know here’s more than one way to achieve a goal, and farming is no exception. Four years ago RealAgriculture caught up with an Indiana...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Dealing with front-end supply is key to managing basis levels

By: RealAgriculture Market Team

April 16, 2022

It’s no surprise that many cattle feeders are still facing negative margins. The combination of negative margins and a basis wider than we would...Read more »