Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and Blair’s Family of Companies (Blair’s) have entered into a joint venture that will own and operate Blair’s seven ag retail locations at Lanigan, Nokomis, Watrous, Liberty, McLean, Lipton, and Rosthern, Sask. Ron Healey, FCL vice-president of ag and consumer business, says the venture will benefit local Co-op member-owners and the… Read More

NEVONEX — a company that enables integration of digital services directly into field machines — has signed an agreement that will see the integration of the AGvisorPRO app inside the NEVONEX system. Powered by Bosch, the NEVONEX platform is a secure framework with End-2-End infrastructure. Robert Saik, founder and CEO of AGvisorPRO, says through their… Read More

At first glance, it appeared that seasonal and temporary foreign workers coming to Canada would flow relatively unimpeded, save for the pre-flight COVID-19 test. However, last week’s federal announcement of more stringent quarantine measures and additional costs is possibly a new stumbling block, in the path to getting thousands of people here to work on… Read More

Chances are, if you live in a rural setting, you’ve either impacted by rural crime either directly or indirectly. We have commodities in the bin or on the ground, and where the market is currently sitting, they are likely of high value. On January 30, Pincher Creek RCMP responded to a complaint of mischief at… Read More

We’ve now seen two deadlines for changes to AgriStability; one near the end of last year, and a public deadline that was set for the end of January for provinces to either agree or acknowledge that they were considering the proposal. Both deadlines have come and gone, which begs the question: where are we at… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Loveland Products Canada! On today’s show you’ll hear: An Atlas XC product spotlight with Shelby LaRose of Loveland Products Canada; Jim Carr, special representative of the Prairies with the Government of Canada; and, A markets update with Jason Newton, chief economists of market… Read More