AgScape, Ontario’s branch of Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada, is hoping other farmers will be like Jim McMillan and consider its organization when it comes to their next charitable donation. Launched this week is this Fill the Shoes of Tomorrow’s Agriculture Leaders campaign aimed to raise money for the development and delivery of hands-on programs to help kids… Read More

Unveiled for the first time at Agritechnica, Fendt’s new telehandler offers something of a view. The Cargo T955 — the first telehandler under the Fendt brand — features a lifting cab, with floor-to-ceiling visibility with its continuous windscreen. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019 is made possible by Brevant seeds. The latest technology, locally tested. Brevant seeds. Seed…. Read More

The future of how breeding is funded in Canada is under review and headed for change. The “value creation” consultations created much engagement and debate last winter, where producers were asked to weigh in on an end-point or trailing royalties on new varieties. While some people have attempted to halt the process, others have tried… Read More

It’s the last day of the Canadian Seed Trade Association semi-annual meeting, and that’s where we find RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney. Today’s show is jam packed with content from across the country. You’ll hear from: The top ag news with RealAgriculture’s, Jessika Guse; Highlights from the Ag Excellence Conference, with RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin and… Read More

Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited has confirmed its acquisition of Thornloe Cheese from EastGen. Located in Northern Ontario,  Thornloe Cheese has been a local producer of cheese and cheese curds near Thornloe, Ont.,  for over 75 years. Employing about 30 people, Thornloe is known for its speciality cheese and recently introduced the first butter and… Read More

Alberta MP John Barlow will step in on the agriculture file for the first session of the 43rd Parliament, replacing MP Luc Berthold as Agriculture and Agri-Food shadow minister. Conservative Party of Canada leader Andrew Scheer named Barlow to the post while moving Berthold to shadow minister of Infrastructure and Communities. Originally from Saskatchewan, Barlow… Read More

Canadian-based Endless Sky is looking to become an industrial-scale producer of hemp flower and hemp CBD extracts, controlling the process from seed to shelf, ultimately providing “natural health products free of solvents, pesticides or heavy metals.” “We started in 2018. We initially were in indoor growing, cultivating cannabis,” says CEO Travis George, adding that the… Read More

Today’s show is coming at ya from the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) meetings at Calgary, Alta. Host Shaun Haney speaks with: Bryan Briggs, Syngenta Seedcare, on the seed-applied insecticide Fortenza Advanced; Dave Carey, executive director CSTA, talks Seed Synergy, and options for value creation; Jonathan Nyborg, president of Canadian Seed Growers Association, with the… Read More