The federal and Saskatchewan governments are investing $9.8 million in 39 crop-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) in 2021. The annual ADF announcement delivered by Premier Scott Moe, federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, and her Saskatchewan counterpart David Marit kicked off this year’s virtual CropSphere conference, as Saskatchewan crop commissions held their… Read More

In an effort to have a cabinet full of MPs that will be running in the next federal election, Prime Minister Trudeau announced a cabinet shuffle early Tuesday morning. Although Marie-Claude Bibeau will remain as the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, agriculture could be impacted by several of the moves. Transport  Omar Alghabra, previously Parliamentary… Read More

Is there a tool out there or a method for assessing and interpreting soil health? Research out of the University of Saskatchewan could provide such a tool, where farmers could put in their soil data, find out their soil health score, and receive interpretation and management advice. “Soil health is defined as its capacity to… Read More

Tillage destroys soil structure, cuts organic matter and decreases soil water infiltration. If that’s the case, reducing tillage makes sense, right? But the decision is not that simple, says Jodi DeJong-Hughes, University of Minnesota soil and tillage extension specialist. In her presentation at the virtual Ontario Agricultural Conference, DeJong-Hughes notes that there’s no hard and fast… Read More

It’s that time of the year where we are through the rush and excitement of the holiday season, and things to look forward may seem few and far between. The “winter blues” are very real. The days can be cold and the hours of daylight are short. If you’re looking for some validation for things… Read More

NexusBioAg is pleased to announce an exciting new series of informative meetings — Grower Learning Series. The upcoming series will feature the new NexusBioAg products; BioniQ®, TagTeam® BioniQ®, and Envita. These meetings will dive into the benefits of these new products and detail how they performed in our BioAdvantage Trials. Grower Learning Series Tuesday, January 19… Read More

Tori Waugh, principal consultant of Conservation Ag Consulting, steps in as executive director of the Ontario Soil Network as of early January 2021. The Ontario Soil Network is a farmer-led learning and networking organization formed to connect and support farmers across the province through training, access to research, and networking opportunities. Waugh has been involved with OSN as… Read More

What do you do to combat the “winter blues?” Knowing yourself and when you’re feeling ‘off” is the key to knowing your own mental health. To give us some strategies, Lesley Kelly, co-founder of DoMoreAg and mental health advocate, joins Kara Oosterhuis for this LIVE! SUMMARY Horsehair dance floor: DANCELAND at Watrous people This time… Read More

Welcome to the end of the week and this Friday episode of RealAg Radio! Today, you’ll hear a Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange. You’ll also hear a RealAg Issues Panel with RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, and Meagan Murdoch of NATIONAL Public Relations, where they’ll discuss: The Democrat’s control… Read More

Farm Management Canada, (FMC) along with Farm Credit Canada (FCC), MNP, and the Canadian government, are announcing the debut of farmtransitionguide.ca. The brand-new bilingual web portal connects farm owners and hopeful farm owners to the tools, experts, and resources they need to develop and implement all stages of their farm transition plans. The website will… Read More