Category: United States

AgriTalk — A Canadian invasion to discuss trade breakdown

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 19, 2017

RealAg’s Shaun Haney had the chance to be the guest host on AgriTalk, the leading U.S. agriculture radio program, filling in for Mike Adams on...Read more »

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On NAFTA: the U.S. is not negotiating, it’s making demands

By: Shaun Haney

October 18, 2017

(Photo by Gage Skidmore; Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0)

As round four of the NAFTA talks comes to a close, you have to wonder why it took the U.S. this long to finally come around to the stiff demands laid...Read more »

Canada rejecting aggressive demands, while refusing to walk away from NAFTA talks

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 17, 2017

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaking to media at the end of the third round of NAFTA talks in Ottawa.

The tone surrounding NAFTA negotiations certainly turned during the fourth round of talks, which wrapped up Tuesday in Arlington, Virginia....Read more »

Good luck for grains — This week in the grain market

By: Brennan Turner

October 13, 2017

Usually Friday the 13th is an unlucky day. For grain prices though, Friday, October the 13th was a good omen. On Friday alone, Chicago soft red...Read more »

New tractor sales running 16 percent ahead of last year

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 13, 2017

New tractor sales numbers in Canada continue to exceed last year’s levels, and sales activity in the U.S. The Association of Equipment...Read more »

Four scenarios if Trump tries to pull out of NAFTA

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 13, 2017

President Trump signing an executive order for “Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America” on April 25th, 2017. USDA photo by Preston Keres.

The tone surrounding the negotiations to update NAFTA has taken a gloomy turn, especially for agriculture, with a growing consensus that there’s a...Read more »

UFO with udder delivers milk to children — only in Japan

By: Shaun Haney

October 11, 2017


It can sometimes be difficult to figure out the meaning of a commercial. But not this Japanese milk commercial that was showcased on The Ellen Show....Read more »

Farmers Edge announces deal with Planet to deliver same-day satellite imagery

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 11, 2017

A model of one of Planet’s Dove satellites on display at the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

Farmers Edge has announced an exclusive arrangement with San Francisco-based aerospace and data company Planet to offer high-resolution, daily...Read more »

U.S. expected to come out swinging in round four of NAFTA talks

By: Shaun Haney

October 7, 2017

The first three rounds of the three city touring NAFTA talks have seen many handshakes, a few trials balloons and agreement on predictable texts....Read more »

AGCO introduces classification system for square balers

By: Jason Stroeve

September 28, 2017

AGCO has introduced a classification system for square balers and is inviting other baler manufacturers to use the standards. Similar to the...Read more »

Progress made on agriculture text in 3rd round of NAFTA talks

By: Kelvin Heppner

September 26, 2017

Negotiators have made some progress on agriculture-related topics during the third round of NAFTA negotiations in Ottawa this week. A full day of...Read more »

AGCO eliminates dead-end pipe with C Series Rogator

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 25, 2017

AGCO has expanded its Rogator lineup, unveiling and exhibiting its C Series this summer at several farm shows, including the Farm Progress Show in...Read more »

More questions than answers heading into NAFTA round three

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 22, 2017

As the NAFTA negotiations enter the third round of talks in Ottawa, the agriculture community in all three countries is nervous. We have heard “do...Read more »

AEM data shows Canadian new tractor sales up 18.1% in 2017

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 15, 2017

Every month the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) releases a flash report on new tractor and combine sales in Canada and the United...Read more »

Kinze introduces prototype split row 60-foot planter

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 14, 2017

Kinze has debuted a prototype planter that gives soybean growers the ability to plant narrower rows while covering the same ground of a 60-foot,...Read more »