Political stripes aside, the defeat of Rachel Notley’s NDP government in Alberta struck a nerve with people concerned about gender-balanced, inclusive representation among provincial leaders. Not since the early 1980s have provincial governments in our country all been led by men. It was glaring enough to see the photo of provincial leaders together last July… Read More

Setterington’s Fertilizer Service Ltd, part of the Agromart Group, has announced it has achieved 4R certification in Ontario through the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program. The Cottam branch of Setterington’s is the third agriculture nutrient service provider to achieve certification in the province. Setterington’s is in the Western Lake Erie Basin. “We encourage growers who… Read More

For today’s RealAg Radio show, host Shaun Haney speaks with: Rob Miller, technical development manager for BASF, explains why to not skip burn down; Ken Currah, business representative and agronomist with BASF, discusses how to protect your alfalfa yield and quality with fungicides; Jason Lindgren, of Nufarm Canada, speaks with RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith about crop… Read More

The Ag Women’s Network (AWN) has announced that Farm Credit Canada (FCC) will fund this year’s mentorship program for Ontario women in agriculture. “A mentorship is a valuable tool for leadership development, and we are proud to offer the mentorship program for a second year. Our team has taken feedback from industry and last year’s… Read More

Whether you’re spraying fungicides on corn, soybeans or cereals, the application can deliver a solid return on investment if it suppresses disease and builds and protects yield potential. The story is the same for alfalfa, says BASF business representative and agronomist Ken Currah. He says livestock farmers are looking for yield and protein to make… Read More

Somehow it’s already May, and we’re heading into a new growing season. Chuck Penner, of Leftfield Commodity Research, joins RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith to talk about what trends are going on in the markets. Penner explains there are some rather intriguing shifts. “Some of the things that have really been on fire, some of smaller crops… Read More

It takes a certain boldness to ask a very visibly pregnant woman to leave her job of several years for a risky, completely new role. But in late 2011, Shaun Haney knew he needed an editor and writer full time to take a fledgling RealAgriculture to the next level. That person was Lyndsey Smith, then… Read More