Waiting for sparks (and rain) — This week in the grain markets

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GreenON Agriculture program helps farmers reduce carbon footprint

Ontario farmers have a new cost-share program to help them reduce their carbon footprint and become more energy efficient.

India agrees to ease pulse fumigation requirements before end of 2018

India’s government has agreed to work with Canadian officials to ease pest-related restrictions on pulse imports before the end of this year.

There’s gold in them fields: Finding more margin in forage

Thin margins may have some farmers looking to cut costs, but for croppers and livestock producers alike, there’s an often overlooked option for making money: forage.

OFVGA re-elects executive; reorganizes committee structure

Greenhouse vegetable grower Jan VanderHout will serve another one-year term as chair of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA).

Manitoba farm group shuffle continues with new winter cereals management

The rearrangement of administrative duties as Manitoba farm groups seek opportunities to collaborate continues, with Winter Cereals Manitoba announcing a management change on Thursday.

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RealAg Radio, Feb 23: USDA numbers, beef markets and controversy in India

Host Kelvin Heppner starts off the show with an Olympic teaser, then:A look at the new inflation number out for Canada, and an overview of estimates coming from the USDA’s .

RealAg Radio, Feb 22: Rural high-speed, soybean protein content & the future of ag data platforms

Thursday’s show, with host Kelvin Heppner — highlights:Could satellites from companies like SpaceX address the problem with slow rural internet? Herbicide carryover concerns due to dryness Francois Labelle of Manitoba Pulse & .

RealAg Radio, Feb 21: Pesticide prescriptions, Smart Seeding, and negotiating with a protectionist

Kelvin Heppner is back in the host chair for this Wednesday edition of the show, which covers:Top Ag News – Canada releases text of CPTPP with signing slated for early .

Feature Articles

Beef Market Update: Riding spring highs into March

Salford mounts air boom applicator on Deere sprayer chassis

Discounts alert farmers to soybean protein falling short

Dry conditions spike herbicide carryover risks

Number crunch your way to higher yields

Wheat Pete’s Word, Feb 21: Geese-eaten wheat, spreading manure, and layered herbicide management

The Seedpod — Ep.13: The move to season-long testing

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