Category: Video

Soybean School: Is doubling up against herbicide resistance worth the risk?

By: Bernard Tobin

October 19, 2017

For OMAFRA weed specialist Mike Cowbrough there are three fundamentals when it comes to weed control in soybeans. The first thing growers need to...Read more »

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Putting data in the hands of dairy operators

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 16, 2017

A new software platform from Valley Agricultural Software (VAS) gives dairy producers real-time access to critical data and reporting from anywhere...Read more »

Rick Mercer paints an old UGG elevator

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 11, 2017

Rick Mercer and Stu Breckon, one of the volunteers working on painting the elevators at Inglis, Man (screenshot from Rick Mercer Reports)

Inglis, Manitoba is home to an iconic scene that was once common across the prairies — five wooden grain elevators still standing in a row. In...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 »

Soybean School: Reducing residue could fend off sudden death

By: Bernard Tobin

October 10, 2017

When it comes to integrated disease management, experts have always considered corn a non-host for diseases like sudden death syndrome (SDS) in...Read more »

Wheat School: The key to planting in dry soils

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 4, 2017

Whatever you do, get out there and plant your wheat. That’s the message agronomist Peter Johnson has for Ontario wheat growers in this episode of...Read more »

Corn School: Profit strategies for fixed and flex ear hybrids

By: Bernard Tobin

September 27, 2017

Not all corn fields are created equal. Some will produce higher profits when planted with a fixed ear hybrid, others will benefit from a flex ear...Read more »

Dairy School: How to make great corn silage

By: Bernard Tobin

September 26, 2017

What are the keys to making great corn silage? It’s really important to chop the crop at the right time to ensure you get the highest energy level...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 »

Taking a closer look at Climate FieldView

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 22, 2017

Farmers who visited the 2017 Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) in Woodstock, Ontario had an opportunity to watch the Climate FieldView  in...Read more »

Salford intros the Valmar 9620, high capacity addition to the Air Boom line

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 21, 2017

Salford’s Valmar 9620 was on display at Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois last month. The newest addition to Salford’s Valmar Air Boom line...Read more »

New residual herbicide tackles resistant weeds

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 20, 2017

Canadian corn and soybean growers have a new tool to tackle resistant and tough-to-control weeds. Zidua SC, a new Group 15 herbicide from BASF, will...Read more »

Enlist corn ready to go for 2018

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 19, 2017

After years of patiently waiting for market approvals, Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn hybrids are heading to farm fields in 2018. The company showed...Read more »

Choosing the right cultivator for your farm

By: Bernard Tobin

September 18, 2017

What should farmers look for when planning to purchase a new cultivator? There’s been plenty of cultivator innovation in recent years that farmers...Read more »

Soybean School: Why are plant leaves turning red?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 15, 2017

Cold nighttime temperatures in recent weeks across Ontario are causing soybean plants to shut down. That’s one of the reasons why many growers are...Read more »