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Category: News

China lifts embargo on canola from Richardson and Viterra

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 18, 2022

The Chinese government has lifted restrictions on imports of canola from Canada that dated back to March 2019. Canada’s two largest canola...Read more »

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Canada’s trade minister holds firm on dairy TRQ position

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 17, 2022

After Canada defended its standpoint on dairy tariff-rate quotas (TRQs), the U.S. trade representative, Katherine Tai, has released a statement...Read more »

Colin Elgie named new OMAFRA soil fertility specialist

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

May 17, 2022

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural affairs has tapped Colin Elgie as the province’s new soil fertility specialist. Elgie fills a...Read more »

Syngenta to sell Envita nitrogen-fixing product in Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 17, 2022

Syngenta Canada has announced it will sell Envita in Canada for the 2023 growing season. Envita is a nitrogen-fixing bacteria product for...Read more »

U.S. dairy groups call for retaliatory tariffs against Canada under USMCA

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 16, 2022

Trade tensions are on the rise as some groups are calling on the U.S. government to impose retaliatory tariffs in response to Canada’s handling of...Read more »

Multiple provinces could see snow ahead of the Victoria Day long weekend

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 16, 2022

Up to six provinces could see moisture in the way of snow by week’s end according to the latest weather tracking systems evaluated by...Read more »

Case of equine infectious anemia confirmed in Saskatchewan

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 16, 2022

A Saskatchewan horse has tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA), a viral disease that attacks horses’ immune systems and that...Read more »

Canadian government still monitoring and “considering options” regarding fertilizer sanctions

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 16, 2022

The Canadian government is still looking at additional measures to reduce the impact of 35 per cent tariffs on fertilizer from Russia and Belarus,...Read more »

Avian influenza’s toll on Canadian poultry farms exceeds 1.8 million birds

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 13, 2022

The number of domestic poultry that have died due to highly pathogenic avian influenza in Canada is approaching the two million mark. As of May 12,...Read more »

New Zealand files first CPTPP trade dispute against Canada’s implementation of dairy rules

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 12, 2022

New Zealand has filed a trade dispute against Canada regarding its implementation of dairy tariff rate quotas (TRQs) under the Comprehensive and...Read more »

Saskatchewan offers $2.5 million in funding for irrigation expansion

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 12, 2022

Saskatchewan producers are now able to apply for up to $500,000 in funding under the Irrigation Development Program for irrigation expansion...Read more »

Fewer farmers, more land: adding up new numbers from the Census of Agriculture

By: Lyndsey Smith

May 11, 2022

What’s that saying about land? They’re not making any more of it. The latest Census of Agriculture suggests that farmers are the more scarce...Read more »

Busch Beer teams up with John Deere “For the Farmers”

By: Kara Oosterhuis

May 10, 2022

Two well-known brands, especially in the U.S. Midwest — Busch Light and John Deere — have made the best of spring in an attempt to raise some...Read more »

Karla Bergstrom to lead Alberta Canola as executive director

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 10, 2022

The Alberta Canola Producers Commission has announced that Karla Bergstrom will be the next leader of Alberta Canola, beginning her role as...Read more »

Grain grading changes announced for the 2022-2023 crop year

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 10, 2022

The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) has announced a series of grading changes that will come into effect this upcoming crop year. The CGC says the...Read more »