Category: Tradeshows & Events

Smart track technology uses sensors to improve durability

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 21, 2018

Are you driving too fast and compromising the life of your tracks? Maybe you’re driving too slow and could hit the throttle and get to the field...Read more »

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Kinze aims to keep planting simple with new interface

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 20, 2018

Kinze has traditionally relied on suppliers to provide electronic interface and monitors for its planters, but that all changes with the introduction...Read more »

A zero-sum moisture game for the prairies in 2018

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 18, 2018

Photo: Debra Murphy, 2015

For many producers on the prairies, moisture concerns are top of mind, as we inch closer to the growing season. And, according to some...Read more »

What’s real, what’s rumoured — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

February 17, 2018

USDA photo by Anson Eaglin (Flickr, CC by 2.0)

Grain markets were mostly higher this week as weather premiums continues to whip up some bullish activity. Wheat prices led the grain complex lower...Read more »

Cover crops and livestock trampling ‘part of the rotation equation’

By: Debra Murphy

February 16, 2018

Angus cows graze on cover crops at Tom Finnegan’s farm in Minnesota. USDA photo (Flickr, CC by 2.0)

A ‘good rotation’ is often thought of as a cropping plan that involves diverse species, cultivars, and chemical actives. But that definition may...Read more »

Case IH names 5 categories of autonomy, and a field-scale project

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 16, 2018

Less than two years after unveiling an autonomous concept tractor, Case IH has announced it will begin testing autonomous technology in-field. The...Read more »

The race is on for trade agreements: Masswohl

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 14, 2018

Stock image. (Photo courtesy of Canada Beef Inc.)

There a great number of trade files open in Canada, with officials focused on Japan and Asia Pacific with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement...Read more »

Market access “probably the biggest issue” facing the grains industry

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 13, 2018

While much of the focus over the past several months has been on the pulse industry, with India’s tariffs on pulse crops, Canada’s cereal crop...Read more »

Canola Council looking forward amidst membership changes

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 13, 2018

Jim Everson and Shaun Haney in the RealAg Booth at FarmTech ’18. Photo credit: Debra Murphy

Grower groups and value chain organizations are under constant pressure to deliver value for their membership. Proving relevance and value to an...Read more »

Mole drainage leaves subsurface tunnels without the pipe

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 12, 2018

The “torpedo” on a mole plow on display at Ag Days in Brandon, Manitoba.

Mole drainage is a concept for reducing waterlogging in heavy clay soils by creating underground tunnels for water, similar to tile drainage, but...Read more »

Who do we think we are? Canada’s shifting demographics shape food demand

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 12, 2018

(Photo by gautsch,
Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

For decades, the average Canadian was of British, western European, or even American descent. Over time, most people’s idea of “average” has...Read more »

Farm safety has everything to do with being brave enough

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 8, 2018

You’ve likely done some tasks on the farm so many times you could do them in your sleep, and maybe even have when the days get too long. There are...Read more »

Pulses likely on the menu for Trudeau’s trip to India, but will they be on the agenda?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 8, 2018

Pulses will likely be on the menu as Prime Minister Trudeau meets with his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Modi, later this month, but Canada’s...Read more »

Alberta’s “bug counter” recognized for outstanding contribution to the industry

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 8, 2018

Scott Meers in conversation with Shaun Haney at FarmTech ’16.

Every year the planning committee behind Edmonton’s renowned FarmTech conference recognizes someone who has made “an outstanding contribution to...Read more »

TechTour: A quantum leap in weed control

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 8, 2018

(Photo via Bosch)

Bayer and Bosch are working together on a three-year research collaboration to develop a precise spraying technology that will minimize herbicide...Read more »