A national coalition of industry-wide farm organizations have launched the Agriculture Carbon Alliance (ACA). The goal of the alliance is to ensure that “Canadian farmers’ sustainable practices are recognized through a policy environment that maintains their competitiveness, supports their livelihoods, and leverages their critical role as stewards of the land,” the organization says. As of March… Read More

Security systems, insurance and data analytics are used globally to bring comfort to users across a variety of industries. Agriculture is no different. AGI SureTrack® offers a bin management system that delivers peace of mind through real time data, monitoring and automation. Essentially, AGI SureTrack offers smart storage. What sets AGI SureTrack apart is its… Read More

Swirling around in the news lately is the Canada Grain Act review, and while it’s not the sexiest subject in the realm of ag these days, it’s still incredibly important. We’re going to make it interesting for you, we promise. Our host Shaun Haney’s on for today’s Freestyle Friday LIVE! and he’s got the docket… Read More

We’ve focused a lot on the year that was 2020, with cancellation after cancellation, and general disappointment surrounding farm shows after March 2020. Now that we’ve almost made it 12 months since the official start of the global pandemic, it has us wondering what the next 12 months will look like. Recently, Chris Lane, chief… Read More

With the federal government releasing details on its planned carbon offset system soon, soil organic carbon will be a key measurement, and one to pay close attention to going forward. So far, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau sees the planned carbon offset system creating an opportunity for farmers to receive credit — and… Read More

Diversifying can mean making a small tweak to an operation, or in today’s guest’s case, building really big — like 40,000 head of cattle big. Joining us for today’s RealAg LIVE! is Kevin Serfas, of Serfas Farms near Turin, Alta,. who just completed a brand new, large-scale feedlot with new cattle in it (today)! RealAg… Read More

In leadership, aggressive behaviour can actually be less harmful to business than passivity. In other words, being unwilling to discuss a problem is actually more detrimental that having an argument about it. But just knowing that doesn’t make dealing with conflict any easier says Kelly Dobson, chief leadership officer at LeaderShift. In this Mind Your… Read More

Farmers Edge is set to become a publicly-traded company as soon as next week, as the digital agriculture company founded in Pilot Mound, Manitoba, in 2005 has filed its final prospectus with Canadian securities regulators. The company says its initial share price is set at $17, with total proceeds projected at C$125 million. An over-allotment… Read More

 

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