Editor’s note: This story and headline were updated after the provincial government published its letter responding to APAS. The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) and the provincial government are disagreeing publicly over the province linking drought-induced crop insurance payments with its deficit for 2021. The Saskatchewan government reported a projected record $2.7 billion deficit in… Read More

The federal and provincial governments have launched an AgriRecovery herd rebuilding program for Manitoba livestock producers who were forced to sell breeding stock due to the feed shortage caused by this year’s drought. The breeding herd buy-back program was promised back in August when the federal and Manitoba governments rolled out AgriRecovery disaster relief funding… Read More

On this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear from: David Przednowek, assistant vice president of grain at CN Railway, on the flooding and repair situation in B.C.; Jeff McKinnon, senior vice-president of network development at GoodLeaf Farms, talking about their Calgary, Alta. vertical farming facility; and The top ag news stories of the day…. Read More

Software company Milk Moovement has received $1.5 million in additional funding through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). Milk Moovement previously accessed SDTC’s Seed Fund for early-stage entrepreneurs to support the development of its cloud-based software to improve the efficiency of the dairy supply chain through features like transport monitoring, production tracking, quality monitoring, and route optimization, thereby reducing… Read More

Elanco continues to restructure its business following its acquisition by Bayer Animal Health in 2019 for US$7.6 billion. The latest announcement details eliminating about 380 positions, including approximately 20 per cent of Elanco’s senior management. The company employs over 10,000 people world-wide. The company says it plans to realize “significant financial gains” through several major… Read More

We’ve all been watching the situation in British Columbia unravel, as this significant weather event continues to transpire and wreak havoc. Amongst the challenges people are facing in all the areas impacted, are challenges to our transportation system, along the highways and railways. David Przednowek, assistant vice president for grain with CN Rail, joined RealAg… Read More

It’s Monday, which means all things agronomy on today’s RealAg Radio. You’ll hear: Jeremy Boychyn, agronomy research extension specialist of Alberta Wheat and Alberta Barley, on P and K, fungal screens at seed testing, and more; Sarah Anderson, agronomy manager at Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, on herbicide carryover risk for 2022; Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, on… Read More