Protein Industries Canada (PIC), in collaboration with several partners, has launched a sector roadmap for Canada’s plant-based food, feed, and ingredients sector. The roadmap outlines key actions that will help the sector reach its goals in a strategic manner, including supplying the ingredients for 10 per cent of the global plant-based food products by 2035…. Read More

This Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio is brought to you by Maizex Seeds! On today’s show, you’ll hear: A Maizex product spotlight with Steve Denys; David Coletto of Abacus Data, with insight into Monday night’s election outcome; and Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture for a election result breakdown, from an ag perspective. Thoughts on something we… Read More

Ontario Sheep Farmers recently updated several online resources for its membership, including a new version of the price and profit predictability tools. OSF created this farm management tool in partnership with the University of Guelph and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, and recently assumed ownership and administrative duties of the resource to ensure… Read More

While it’s possible roles and responsibilities will be shuffled around, nearly all of the familiar faces when it comes to agriculture policy in Ottawa were re-elected on Monday. Agriculture minister re-elected Incumbent Liberal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau was re-elected in her riding of Compton-Stanstead in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, defeating the Bloc challenger by… Read More

It wouldn’t be fair to have an election without an episode of RealAg Politics! The election campaign has been a speedy whirlwind, and co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner are here to break it down for you — specifically from the agriculture perspective. SUMMARY The PPC has really gained some traction. Many are comparing them… Read More

I am going to tell you a story. It’s a story that probably will leave your mouth agape and thinking, “People wouldn’t actually do that, would they?” But I assure you, this story is true. Last Wednesday, our employee at our second solar grazing site (about 1.25 hour drive from the home farm) texted to… Read More

Welcome to this Monday edition of RealAg Radio! You’ll hear agronomy-related content from: Horst Bohner, OMAFRA soybean specialist, talking about unevenly maturing soybeans; Nicole Penney of FS Partners, on feeding soil microbes with bio-based fertilizers; Derwyn Hammond of Pioneer, on flea beetle and cutworm concerns in canola; Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, talks about planting wheat… Read More

Ontario will offer a maximum benefit of $220 per head of cattle for drought-stricken regions of the province through the newly-named Canada-Ontario Transported Feed AgriRecovery Initiative. The initiative is now accepting applications until November 1, 2021 and will provide emergency support to “producers who are incurring extraordinary costs to feed livestock due to drought conditions in… Read More

Today’s progressive grower has access to more technology than ever before. From advanced computers in tractors and temperature and moisture sensors to aerial crop scouting and digital data record books, farmers are equipped to handle nearly everything on the farm. Yet, they look to trusted advisors and retailers like you and your team every day… Read More