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Grain Growers of Canada deliver ‘Speech from the Combine’

September 22, 2020 In advance of the federal Speech from the Throne, which will be delivered later this week, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) has released its own “Speech from the Combine,” a video asking for government support for Canada’s grain industry in order to drive the post pandemic recovery. Read more


September 22, 2020 Manitobans are encouraged to learn more about where their food comes from and how their food is produced, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen said as the sixth annual Farm and Food Awareness Week officially kicks off today. Read more

Saskatchewan Celebrates National Forest Week

September 22, 2020 More Than 500 Million Trees Planted On Provincial Forest Lands National Forest Week is being recognized this year from September 20-26, marking its 100th anniversary and highlighting the important role that forests play, both for the environment and our economy. Saskatchewan recently...

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Speech From The Combine | Grain Growers of Canada

September 22, 2020 In advance of the federal Speech from the Throne, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) has released its own “Speech from the Combine,” a video asking for government support for Canada’s grain industry in order to drive the post pandemic recovery. Read more

Fixing the combine with buddy

September 22, 2020 Having buddy help fix may add a few minutes to the project, but they are certainly added minutes I don’t mind, we are very fortunate to be able to work with the kids on the farm. Read more

Harvest 2020

September 22, 2020 Harvest 2020 - Combining Peas East Central Saskatchewan Read more

Manitoba farmers raise $60,000 to help feed developing world

September 22, 2020 A group of local farmers harvested 300 acres of canola in less than four hours Bringing together their skills and harvesting equipment, a group of Manitoba farmers managed to harvest a 300-acre plot of canola in under four hours, all for a charity that helps feed people in developing...

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Clean Fuel Standard could exclude farmers

September 22, 2020 A section of the proposed regulations pertaining to land-use change may disqualify grain farmers from participating in biofuel markets By Jackie Clark Staff Writer A section of the Canadian more Read more

John Deere demos the X9 1100 Combine and C16F Folding Corn Head at the Virtual Farm Progress Show

September 15, 2020 Matt Badding, Product Marketing Manager with John Deere talks about the new X9 1100 Combine and C16F Folding Corn Head that are on display at the Virtual Farm Progress Show. John Deere has added two new models of X Series Combines to its 2021 harvesting lineup to help large-scale farmers...

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Top tips to manage Western Bean Cutworm in your fields

August 19, 2020 Bill Lester, Territory Sales Manager at Bayer Crop Science gives us some valuable tips on how to identify Western Bean Cutworm on our corn crop. He shares when to scout, and how to manage the pest if it is identified. Read more

Real Agriculture

RealAg Radio, September 22: Money for female entrepreneurs, potatoes still in trouble, and potential super pigs

September 22, 2020 Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Today’s show is all about markets and trade, with a good helping of news thrown in there, too. You’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with your host Shaun Haney; Matthew Pot, economist with Grain Perspectives, joins us to talk markets; and, Claire Citeau, executive... Read More Read more

African swine fever, feral hogs, and smuggled meat — LIVE! with Dr. Egan Brockhoff

September 22, 2020 Are we anywhere near managing for African swine fever? On this edition of RealAg LIVE!, host Shaun Haney is joined by Dr. Egan Brockhoff, of Prairie Swine Health Services, to talk about this devastating disease and what Canada and its trading partners are doing to keep the virus out of North America. Don’t miss the... Read More Read more

Wheat School: Will it pay to precision plant wheat in Ontario?

September 22, 2020 Will precision planting winter wheat pay for Ontario growers? That’s a question RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson and OMAFRA cereals specialist Joanna Follings are determined to answer with a new research trial they planted last week at Follings’ home farm in Ayr, Ont. At the 2020 CerealSmart conference last February in Kitchener, Ont., Michigan State University... Read More Read more

APAS launches rural connectivity task force

September 22, 2020 The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) is launching a rural connectivity task force that will investigate the barriers to, and opportunities for, better internet and cellular service in rural Saskatchewan. The task force will operate from September of this year to January of 2021, and will be led by agricultural producers from across the... Read More Read more

RealAg Radio, September 21: Mysterious frost, safe crop storage, and future soybean acres

September 21, 2020 It’s Agronomic Monday, and we’ve got a great agronomy lineup for you here on RealAg Radio. On today’s show, you’ll hear: Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, on the several nights of frost in Ontario, and what some of your options are in the aftermath; Dr. Joy Agnew of Olds College, on crop storage,... Read More Read more

Canadian Beef Advisors set 2030 industry-wide goals

September 21, 2020 Canadian Beef Advisors (CBA) — a cooperative community made up of the national organizations representing the entire beef production chain — rolled out its national beef strategy 2030 goals at the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef annual general meeting recently. Tyler Bjornson, chair of the CBA, says the vision around the national beef strategy is... Read More Read more

Early Ontario frost bites into edible bean yield potential and could impact corn standability

September 21, 2020 A light frost of minus 1 or so this early in the year shouldn’t have impacted Ontario grain crops like it has, but here we are. “It hurt way more than I ever anticipated,” says Peter Johnson, RealAgriculture agronomist. Eastern Ontario was much harder hit with colder temps over several nights, but in southwestern Ontario,... Read More Read more

Saskatchewan government set to argue carbon tax case in Supreme Court

September 21, 2020 The Province of Saskatchewan is requesting that the Supreme Court settle the issue of constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, and will be arguing its carbon tax reference case on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. “We believe that we have strong legal grounds in this case, particularly considering that we’re arguing on... Read More Read more