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Category: News

Federal ag minister tours Manitoba farms, announces drought support measures

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 22, 2021

Following a tour of the drought-stricken Interlake region in Manitoba on Thursday (July 22), the federal agriculture minister announced several...Read more »

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Long-term field research confirms Solvita Soil Test value

By: Lara de Moissac

July 22, 2021

Long-term field research, conducted by the University of Guelph, has confirmed Solvita Soil Tests as valuable testing tools for evaluating soil...Read more »

‘Clarkson’s Farm’ returning for second season

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 22, 2021

Good news for everyone who’s been hooked on possibly the most popular modern mainstream TV show about farming and life as a farmer. “Clarkson’s...Read more »

Inaugural Canadian Poultry XPO cancelled; poultry showcase added to Dairy XPO

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 21, 2021

Postponed once, and now cancelled, the inaugural Canadian Poultry XPO (CPX) will instead shift to a themed hall – “Discover Poultry...Read more »

C-208 now in force: federal government scraps delay in implementing tax changes for intergenerational transfers

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 20, 2021

The federal finance department has scrapped its plan to delay implementation of legislation passed by Parliament that would reduce the tax burden for...Read more »

Protein Industries Canada announces co-investment into data improvement project

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 20, 2021

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) announced July 20 their co-investment in a project that will improve data use within Canada’s agriculture and...Read more »

Rabobank and TELUS Agriculture acquire Conservis

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 19, 2021

Rabobank and TELUS Agriculture have announced the acquisition of Conservis, a company that integrates disparate farm technologies into one...Read more »

Agricorp to contact wineries and cideries eligible for cut of $10 million grant

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 19, 2021

Originally announced in the provincial budget earlier this year, the Ontario government has officially launched the new Winery Agri-Tourism...Read more »

$2.6 million in federal funding announced for alfalfa research and grassland carbon offsets

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 19, 2021

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced $2.6 million in federal funding for the Canadian Forage and Grassland...Read more »

USask meat science professor to be honoured with industry and organization leadership award

By: Lara de Moissac

July 19, 2021

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced Dr. Phyllis Shand as the 2021 AMSA Industry & Organizational Leadership Award...Read more »

Lampron re-elected president of Dairy Farmers of Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 16, 2021

Pierre Lampron has been re-elected to a third term as president of Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC). An organic dairy farmer from Mauricie, Quebec,...Read more »

Agriculture ministers discuss AgriRecovery drought program, BRM changes

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 15, 2021

Ministers of agriculture from federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) governments across Canada discussed how to respond to the drought and...Read more »

Maizex Seeds announces changes to management team

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 15, 2021

Maizex Seeds has named Blake Ashton as general manager. “Blake has been integral to our success since joining the business in his role as...Read more »

Ralph Eichler returns as Manitoba’s agriculture minister

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 15, 2021

A familiar face is returning as Manitoba’s agriculture minister. Ralph Eichler, who served as the province’s ag minister from 2016 to 2019, has...Read more »

Beef industry groups and Alberta government collaborate on competitiveness study

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 15, 2021

The Alberta government is partnering with the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, Alberta Beef Producers, and Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association...Read more »