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International Women’s Day 2021: Ethiopian farm woman transforming her own life—global pandemic or not

March 1, 2021 As months of coronavirus restrictions continue, it’s becoming increasingly clear: all are not equal. Read more

Fed Cattle Market Strong In Western Canada

March 1, 2021 Beef plants in Western Canada are back to pre-COVID levels. Canfax Market Analyst Brian Perillat gave a cattle market update this week. "We've got both the Canadian dollar and feed grains extremely high," he said. "Despite that feeder markets are holding in there. We're starting to see a...

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APAS Pleased To See Bill C-206 Moving Through Parliament

March 1, 2021 Bill C-206 is a private members bill which would exempt on-farm natural gas and propane use for grain drying and heating barns passed second reading this week. Todd Lewis, President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, says it's good news even if it's only the second reading. Read more

Transferring land to the kids? 3 questions to ask for an easier transition

March 1, 2021 Is the thought of transferring land while you’re alive overwhelming? Many farmers protect and hold on to land due to the stress and complexities involved with splitting the operation between farm and non-farming kids. Annessa Good, FCC Ag Transition Specialist, offers three big questions to...

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Canada's Farm Show TV | Tim Reid

March 1, 2021 we want to look back and reflect on our conversation with Tim Reid and what he had to say on the new changes, some history and of course, how Covid-19 affected Canada's Farm Show. Read more

Williamson Soybeans

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Redefining women’s outdoor workwear

March 1, 2021 Rolling D Workwear provides functional and stylish clothing for women who work outdoorsBy Taryn MiltonStaff The idea to start Rolling D Workwear started more Read more

Ag literacy receives federal investment

March 1, 2021 Minister Bibeau announced funding of up to $1.6 million By Diego Flammini Staff Writer The federal government is investing in agriculture literacy across the country. more Read more

Highway to Sell by the Peterson Bros

December 11, 2020 The Peterson Bros take on AC/DC “Highway to Hell” and have recreated a farming parody of this classic rock song. Their version called “Highway to Sell” has the brothers rocking out with their tractors and cows. 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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Real Agriculture

RealAg Radio, March 1: Spring is on its way, seeding prep, and questions on this Agronomic Monday

March 2, 2021 It’s an agronomic Monday here on RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Jeremy Boychyn, agronomy extension specialist with Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, on fusarium seed testing; Ken Currah, of BASF, with a clip from Corn School, on planting date, depth, and cold weather; and, Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson who’ll cover a lot of... Read more

Ag in the Classroom Canada to receive up to $1.6 million in federal funding

March 1, 2021 Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITC-C) is set to receive a major programming boost via the federal government. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced today that Agriculture in the Classroom Canada has been approved for up to $1.6 million in funding for its programming. The funding is through the AgriCompetitiveness Program, and will... Read More Read more

RealAg LIVE! with Mark Hemmes on rail movement and port performance

March 1, 2021 The vast majority of Canadian grain has to move to port before being exported and overwhelmingly, the majority of crop that heads west is moved by rail. Keeping tabs on how this complex, integrated logistics system works is Mark Hemmes, with Quorum Corp, Canada’s grain transportation monitor. For this episode of RealAg LIVE!, host Kelvin... Read More Read more

The farmer-led research fallacy: An insider’s look at research funding changes in Alberta

March 1, 2021 In February of 2016, I witnessed farmers and ranchers unite across the province in passionate protest against the newly introduced Bill 6, the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act. We saw protests from farmers like those you see in France including tractor parades, homemade signs, chanting and, to my guilty pleasure, protest pizza.... Read More Read more

More hogs, fewer cows and ewes on farm as of January 1

March 1, 2021 Statistics Canada says that the cow herd and ewe flock have declined as of January 1, 2021, year-over-year, while hog numbers are up slightly. As of the first of the year, StatsCan says the hog herd increased by less than one per cent — just 0.4% year-over-year — while cattle numbers dropped one per cent... Read More Read more

Agriculture Carbon Alliance formed to coordinate ag’s role in Canadian carbon economy

March 1, 2021 A national coalition of industry-wide farm organizations have launched the Agriculture Carbon Alliance (ACA). The goal of the alliance is to ensure that “Canadian farmers’ sustainable practices are recognized through a policy environment that maintains their competitiveness, supports their livelihoods, and leverages their critical role as stewards of the land,” the organization says. As of March... Read more

Raven Industries joins AGCO and BASF in Operation Weed Eradication

March 1, 2021 Raven Industries has joined AGCO and BASF as the newest Operation Weed Eradication coalition member, to support farmers in their weed control efforts. Operation Weed Eradication is an industry-wide mission with the goal of enlisting tough-minded farmers and industry leaders whose approach is that the last weed standing is the strongest, most capable and the... Read More Read more

Automated Bin Management

February 28, 2021 Security systems, insurance and data analytics are used globally to bring comfort to users across a variety of industries. Agriculture is no different. AGI SureTrack® offers a bin management system that delivers peace of mind through real time data, monitoring and automation. Essentially, AGI SureTrack offers smart storage. What sets AGI SureTrack apart is its... Read More Read more