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Category: News

Northstar Seeds to be acquired by Germany-based DSV

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 29, 2022

Northstar Seed Ltd., based at Neepawa, Manitoba, has signed a deal to be bought by Germany-based, Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV). Founded in...Read more »

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GFO identifies 6 priorities for the next Ontario government

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 29, 2022

Ontarians head to the polls June 2, 2022, to elect the next premier, and Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) wants the next provincial government to focus...Read more »

Silence is not golden — farm groups need to speak up

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 29, 2022

Public opinion is sometimes tough to gauge with many jumping on social media to air any slight inconvenience, which can then skew the perception of...Read more »

Saskatchewan extends 4R nutrient stewardship agreement

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 28, 2022

The Government of Saskatchewan has signed on for another three years with the 4R nutrient stewardship program with Fertilizer Canada. This extension...Read more »

Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention elects new president and vice president

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 28, 2022

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) has elected a new president and vice president. Kelly Ciceran will take the place of president,...Read more »

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 »

Linamar announces deal to acquire Salford for $260 million

By: Realag Machinery Insider

April 27, 2022

Manufacturing company Linamar Corporation has announced a deal to acquire Ontario-based fertilizer and tillage equipment-maker, Salford Group. The...Read more »

SaskSoil offers incentive for seeding perennial forage on select acres

By: Brittany Warner

April 27, 2022

Saskatchewan farmers who convert at least 40 acres to perennial forage could qualify for a cash payout through the Marginal Areas Rehabilitation...Read more »

Grain Farmers of Ontario look to government for relief during fertilizer shortage

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 27, 2022

Ontario farmers continue to tread water as they look to the government to provide some sort of relief or assistance in regards to the fertilizer...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 »

Limited availability on plastics, rubber-based parts, as farm part shortages continue

By: Brittany Warner

April 26, 2022

Even as we enter a third year of COVID-related disruptions, farm and agriculture part stores are still finding it difficult to keep certain items in...Read more »

Michele Rogalsky retiring from role as director of U of M School of Agriculture

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 26, 2022

When the school year wraps in June, so too will Michele Rogalsky’s time as director of the University of Manitoba’s School of Agriculture. “I...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 »

More wheat, more corn planned for #plant22

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 26, 2022

Statistics Canada has published its most recent survey of principal field crop intentions for the 2022 growing season. The survey was conducted from...Read more »