A representative from Richardson International says that this week’s revoked export license by China came after several weeks of complaints made by Chinese representatives regarding Canadian shipments of canola. While the complaints may have been made against more than just one company, its Richardson International now without the OK to ship to the economic super… Read More

John Deere’s 3D Series compact utility tractors are designed to tackle everything from pulling and hauling to cutting and tilling. Deere rolled out the new 3D Series, which features  25HP, 35HP and 43HP tractors, last month at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky. “The 3D Series offers producers a powerful, affordable and easy-to-use solution for a… Read More

The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) has elected a new chair and several new board members. Charlene Bradley, vice-chair of SaskCanola takes over from David Dzisiak who is stepping down from the board after completing his two year term. “On behalf of the board, I’d like to thank our outgoing board members David Dsiziak and… Read More

RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney is at the London Farm Show today and could be found at the Nufarm booth — special thanks to them for sponsoring today’s episode. Haney and news lead Jessika Guse tackle the top ag stories of the day which include hazardous pests allegedly found in Canadian canola, Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency releases… Read More

When news announcers talk about “geo-political uncertainty,” or “bi-lateral trade disputes,” it all seems quite remote from the lives of most people. For Canadian farmers, though, it often hits very close to home because the overwhelming majority of Canadian agricultural production is exported. This is why when news that one of the Canada’s largest agriculture… Read More

With the nonsense and negativity on the internet lately (don’t even get me started on the Momo challenge), I felt the need to give a nod to whomever created one of the latest Facebook challenges I’m seeing flood my feed. You may have seen it; it’s being dubbed “the 10-day farming family challenge.” This challenge,… Read More

The Ontario SPCA’s (OSPCA) contract is set to expire at the end of the month, and the organization has informed the government it will no longer enforce the animal welfare legislation in the province of Ontario at that time. The OSPCA has offered a three-month transition phase of the current working arrangement that could see the charity… Read More