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Category: News

No change to cross-border vaccine mandate for truckers, says Canadian government, contrary to earlier info

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January 13, 2022

This story, including the headline, has undergone a major update as of late January 13. The Canadian government says news reports that it had backed...Read more »

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Glyphosate-resistant downy brome confirmed in southern Alberta

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January 12, 2022

This past summer, a diligent agronomist in southern Alberta was suspicious of downy brome that was not being controlled by glyphosate. The population...Read more »

Higher corn ending stocks, but no major surprises in January USDA report

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January 12, 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says domestic corn supplies might be slightly larger than what the trade thought, but there were no major...Read more »

Assiniboine College to offer tuition-free ag equipment operator program for Indigenous students

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January 11, 2022

Assiniboine Community College (ACC) in Brandon, Man. is launching a tuition-free program for off-reserve Indigenous students interested in becoming...Read more »

Saskatchewan S3 Group buys Ontario airbar company AWS

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January 11, 2022

Saskatchewan-based S3 Group has acquired TEMP Farm Equipment Ltd., of Mitchell, Ont. TEMP Farm Equipment is best known for its AWS airbars that...Read more »

Bob Lowe named as VP of Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

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January 10, 2022

Bob Lowe, current president of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and long-standing beef industry member, will serve as vice president of...Read more »

Ontario set to hire four new extension staff

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January 10, 2022

Ontario’s agriculture ministry is set to hire four new extension staff over three locations: Ridgetown, Kemptville, and Vineland. Job offers are...Read more »

China, Philippines suspend imports of Canadian beef following atypical BSE case

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January 7, 2022

China and the Philippines have joined South Korea in temporarily suspending imports of Canadian beef following the discovery of an atypical case of...Read more »

Federal money earmarked to improve genetic services for sheep and goat industries

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January 7, 2022

The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) will use $495,000 in federal funding to work with industry partners to develop a Canada-wide...Read more »

John Deere unveils fully autonomous tractor ready to work this year

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January 4, 2022

During a press conference at Consumer Electronics Show 2022 on Jan. 4, John Deere revealed a fully autonomous tractor that’s ready for large-scale...Read more »

Jennifer Hayes appointed as chairperson of Canadian Dairy Commission

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January 4, 2022

Dairy and beef farmer Jennifer Hayes has been appointed as the first woman chairperson of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) for a four-year term....Read more »

Both Canada and U.S. claim victory in first challenge of USMCA rules for dairy

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January 4, 2022

Both Canada and the U.S. are claiming victory in a panel ruling that upheld Canada’s supply management system for dairy, but found Canada’s...Read more »

Schmidt out, Seitz in as Nutrien CEO

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January 4, 2022

Mayo Schmidt has left his position as president and CEO of Nutrien, the company says. Schmidt stepped in as CEO in April, 2021, after Chuck...Read more »

Set your intentions for 2022: New Year’s resolutions for the farm

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December 31, 2021

A new year can bring a clean slate, a fresh start, and with it some encouragement to improve ourselves, our businesses, and our habits. Beyond the...Read more »

RealAgriculture’s top 21 stories of 2021

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December 31, 2021

In looking back at the top stories of 2021, a few themes emerge: the year was one of uncertainty, friction, and rising costs. Yes, there were some...Read more »