The Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture (CYSA) competition is held each fall in conjunction with Toronto’s Royal Agriculture Fair, allowing youth to speak up on a topic near and dear to their hearts. The event will be held November 2, 2019. This year, competitors have the option of speaking about one of the seven topics… Read More

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) held its 160th annual general meeting last month and with it came the election of its new chair and vice chair. Bill George Jr., a grape grower in the Niagara region, will take over the position from Jan VanderHout, a greenhouse grower who has served as chair for the past… Read More

Manitoba’s Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) passed a series of resolutions at its 35th annual general meeting held last month at Winnipeg, Man. Approximately 200 KAP members were on hand to see Bill Campbell acclaimed as president of the organization, while Jill Verway and Mitch Janssens will remain as vice-presidents. During the meeting, 17 resolutions were… Read More

Taking the risk out of grain storage Deciding to store grain and waiting for the markets to pick up can be a stressful decision. Farming sometimes feels like risk after risk, with nothing helping farmers work towards a really great crop and an excellent profit. Storage is one of the risks that traditional crop insurance… Read More

It was quite the week at Commodity Classic in Orlando but the week all began with the Bayer AgVocacy Forum. The day and a half conference featured all aspects of agriculture production from beef and grain producers, to urban farmers, to technology companies pushing the envelope of food technology. The event was attended by agricultural… Read More

Look for speedier tracked combines this fall as Camso brings its Conversion Track System – CTS High Speed — to Case IH combines across North America. After successfully launching CTS High Speed on John Deere S Series combines, Camso announced earlier this month at the National Farm Machinery Show at  Louisville, Kentucky, that the track system will be… Read More