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Category: News

CFIA’s budget receives boost to support record ag exports

By: Kelvin Heppner

January 22, 2021

The federal government has announced $162.6 million in additional funding for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) over the next five years,...Read more »

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New program introduces youth to agri-food careers

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 22, 2021

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) announced an investment Friday into a program that will introduce youth in Kindergarten through Grade 12 to the...Read more »

Farms will be part of COVID-19 compliance blitz, Ontario says

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 22, 2021

As of this week, the Ontario government is expanding its workplace safety COVID-19-compliance blitz to more businesses, including farms. The...Read more »

Ultra Lo-Drift Max nozzle released by Pentair Hypro

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 21, 2021

Pentair Hypro, manufacturer of irrigation pumps, sprayer pumps, and sprayer nozzles, has released its most drift-reducing nozzle to date. The Ultra...Read more »

John Deere X Series combine wins robotics award at CES

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 21, 2021

John Deere’s newest combine received high praise from the innovation award judges at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show last week. Normally held in...Read more »

Grain exports propel Port of Thunder Bay to highest volume in two decades

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 20, 2021

The lake freighter MV Saginaw said farewell to the Port of Thunder Bay en route to Windsor, Ont. with a load of grain last week, marking the end of...Read more »

Thingsfactory launches real-time livestock thermometer

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 19, 2021

Thingsfactory, an internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence product development company out of Montreal, Que., is launching the TF-400F, a...Read more »

$6 million in funding goes to project diverting food waste to rear insects for feed

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 19, 2021

Enterra Feed Corporation, a company that produces insect-based feed ingredients, has received $6 million through the federal AgriInnovate Program to...Read more »

Alberta cancels recently-issued coal leases in response to public criticism

By: Kara Oosterhuis

January 18, 2021

The government of Alberta has decided to halt its plans to expand the area open to coal mining in the Rocky Mountains.  The decision to cancel...Read more »

Federal government sets deadline for provinces on AgriStability enhancement offer

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 18, 2021

Provincial agriculture ministers have been given a deadline of the end of January to indicate whether they want to pursue the federal government’s...Read more »

Roquette powers up $600 million pea protein plant

By: Kelvin Heppner

January 18, 2021

It was January 18, 2017 when a global food ingredient company based in France announced plans to build the world’s largest facility dedicated to...Read more »

CASA appoints new chief executive officer

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 18, 2021

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has named Andrea Lear as chief executive officer, following the retirement of Marcel Hacault, who...Read more »

Traction offers new farm accounting app

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 15, 2021

A new cloud-based farm accounting app has recently been released from Traction, an independent farm management software company. The app enables...Read more »

TireGrabber Reversible recognized for farm safety innovation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 14, 2021

The TireGrabber, a device that helps farmers safely change large-scale tires on their own, has been adapted to fit a wider range of tire sizes....Read more »

Food processor staff will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario’s second immunization phase

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 14, 2021

Frontline essential workers, including those in the food processing sector, will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in the next round of...Read more »